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Prefecture Apostolic of Battambang

Apostolica Praefectura Battambangensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Prefecture Apostolic
  • Erected: 26 September 1968
  • Prefecture
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cambodia
  • Square Kilometers: 81,456 (31,462 Square Miles)
  • Description: Provinces of Battambang, Pursat, Kompong Chhnang, Kompong Thom, Siem Reap, Preah Vihear, Oddar Mean Chey, Banteay Mean Chey and Paďlin.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.battambang.net/
  • Mailing Address: Phum Rumchek 1, Khum Ratanak, Srok Svay Par, B.P. 330, Battambang, Cambodge
  • Telephone: (053)730.219

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 September 1968ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Phnom-Penh Prefecture Apostolic of Battambang (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19709,0791,800,000.5%110118251134ap1971
19734,5002,000,000.2%1122,25011412ap1991
19993,0003,204,328.1%235600762ap2000
20003,0003,205,000.1%1674281078ap2001
20013,0593,621,327.1%5383829108ap2002
20023,2063,621,327.1%46103206148ap2003
20033,3213,621,327.1%56113016198ap2004
20043,4563,621,327.1%3693846199ap2005
20104,1254,335,000.1%66123436199ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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