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Diocese of Kankan

Dioecesis Kankanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Emmanuel Félémou, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 17 November 1993
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Conakry {Konakry}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Guinea
  • Square Kilometers: 118,000 (45,577 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 208, Kankan, Guinee
  • Telephone: 30.71.14.46
  • Fax: 30.71.29.82

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kankan
12 May 1949ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Guinea Francese Prefecture Apostolic of Kankan (erected)
Diocese of Kankan
17 November 1993ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kankan Diocese of Kankan

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Kankan
19506,710533,0001.3%171739425ap1951
196815,048993,2931.5%1115,048128ap1981
198846,9541,592,6252.9%132153,1301674ap1991
Diocese of Kankan
199952,6271,804,0822.9%205252,10510613ap2000
200053,3411,804,0823.0%205252,133111013ap2001
200152,7271,804,0822.9%195242,196111013ap2002
200254,9501,804,0823.0%177242,289131013ap2003
200354,8291,809,4663.0%266321,713141315ap2004
200455,4831,809,7163.1%225272,054131215ap2005
200657,0481,811,1433.1%255301,901101320ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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