Diocese of Vyatka and Slobodskoy

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Diocese of Vyatka and Slobodskoy
Вятская и Слободская епархия
Trifonov monastery Kirov.jpg
Assumption Monastery of Tryphon
Location
Country Russia
Territory Kirov Oblast
Subdivisions 19 blagochiniy
Statistics
Area 120,400 km2 (46,500 sq mi)
Population
- Total

1,391,534
Parishes 175
Churches 175
Information
Cathedral Holy Assumption Cathedral
Current leadership
Archbishop Mark (Tuzhikov)
Website
www.eparhia-vtk.ru

The Diocese of Vyatka and Slobodskoy (Russian: Вятская и Слободская епархия, Vyatskaya i Slobodskaya yeparkhiya) is a diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church which covers the exact territory of Kirov Oblast, Russia. The Assumption Cathedral in the region's capital, Kirov, is the Mother Church of this diocese.

It is headed by Archibishop Mark (Tuzhikov) and supported by the Moscow Patriarchate.

The diocese of Vyatka and Great Perm was established in 1656.

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