Diocese of Karlstad

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Diocese of Karlstad
Karlstads stift
Karlstad stift vapen.svg
Arms of the diocese of Karlstad
Location
Country Sweden
Deaneries 8 kontrakt[1]
Coordinates 59°22′54″N 13°30′23″E / 59.38167°N 13.50639°E / 59.38167; 13.50639Coordinates: 59°22′54″N 13°30′23″E / 59.38167°N 13.50639°E / 59.38167; 13.50639
Statistics
Parishes 50[1]
Congregations 88[1]
Information
Denomination Church of Sweden
Established 1581[2]
Cathedral Karlstad Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Esbjörn Hagberg[3]
Map
Map of Diocese of Karlstad.svg
Website
www.svenskakyrkan.se

The Diocese of Karlstad is a diocese of the Church of Sweden. It covers most of the provinces Värmland and Dalsland. Its current borders are from 1693.

List of Bishops[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Om stiftet" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Karlstads stift". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 26 August 2011.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ "Biskopen" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

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