Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica

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Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica
Archidioecesis Sancti Iosephi in Costarica
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Catedral Metropolitana San José
Location
Country Costa Rica
Ecclesiastical province Province of San José de Costa Rica
Statistics
Area 2,208 km2 (853 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,566,000
1,168,000 (74.6%)
Parishes 107
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 28 February 1850 (168 years ago)
Cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Joseph
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop José Rafael Quirós
Emeritus Bishops Hugo Barrantes Ureña
Map
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Website
www.arquisanjose.org

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica (erected 28 February 1850 as the Diocese of San José de Costa Rica) is a Metropolitan Archdiocese and its suffragan dioceses are Alajuela, Cartago, Ciudad Quesada, Limón, Puntarenas, San Isidro de El General and Tilarán. The see was elevated to an archdiocese on 16 February 1921.

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Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1921 Diocese of Alajuela
1921 Vicariate Apostolic of Limón
1954 Diocese of Alajuela Diocese of San Isidro de El General
2005 Diocese of Limón Diocese of Cartago

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Coordinates: 9°55′58″N 84°04′44″W / 9.9327°N 84.0788°W / 9.9327; -84.0788