Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Piura

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Archdiocese of Piura
Archidioecesis Piurensis
Piura Plaza de Armas.jpg
Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel
Location
Country Peru
Statistics
Area 33,510 km2 (12,940 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,302,551
1,250,448 (96.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 29 February 1940 (74 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de San Miguel Arcángel
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop José Antonio Eguren Anselmi, S.C.V.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Piura (Latin: Piuren(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Piura in Peru.

History[edit]

  • 29 February 1940: Established as Diocese of Piura from the Diocese of Trujillo
  • 30 June 1966: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Piura

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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Coordinates: 5°12′00″S 80°38′00″W / 5.2000°S 80.6333°W / -5.2000; -80.6333