Roman Catholic Diocese of Yamoussoukro

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Diocese of Yamoussoukro
Dioecesis Yamussukroensis
Location
Country Côte d'Ivoire
Metropolitan Bouaké
Statistics
Area 19,890 km2 (7,680 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
958,782
125,651 (13.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joseph Aké

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Yamoussoukro (Latin: Yamussukroën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Yamoussoukro in the Ecclesiastical province of Bouaké in Côte d'Ivoire.

History[edit]

  • March 6, 1992: Established as Diocese of Yamoussoukro from the Diocese of Bouaké

Special churches[edit]

The Cathédrale Saint-Augustin in Yamoussoukro.

The Cathedral is the Cathédrale Saint-Augustin in Yamoussoukro. The Minor Basilica Basilique Notre-Dame de la Paix in Yamoussoukro is the second largest church in the world.

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