Djidioua

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Jdiouia
Commune and town
DZ 48 Djidioua.svg
Country  Algeria
Province Relizane Province
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Djidioua is a town and commune in Relizane Province, Algeria and the presumed site of Ancient city and bishopric Catabum Castra, now a Latin Catholic titular see..[1]

History[edit]

Catabum Castra was important enough in the Roman province of Mauretania Caesariensis to become a suffragan bishopric of its capital Caesarea in Mauretania's Metropolitan Archbishop. Under the French it was known as Saint Aimé.

Titular see of Catabum Castra[edit]

The diocese was nominally restored in 1933 as a titular bishopric.

It has had the following incumbents of the lowest (episcopal) rank :

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Communes of Algeria". Statoids. Retrieved December 12, 2010. 

Source and External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°56′N 0°50′E / 35.933°N 0.833°E / 35.933; 0.833