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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction:
    Diocese

  • Erected:
    16 November 1963

  • Metropolitan:
    Archdiocese of Bangalore

  • Rite:
    Latin (or Roman)

  • Country:
    India

  • Square Kilometers:
    14,015 (5,413 Square Miles)

  • Mailing Address:
    Bishop's Office, Jyothinagar, Chikmagalur - 577102, Karnataka, India
    Telephone: (08262)20.389

 

Past and Present Ordinaries

  • Bp. Alphonsus Mathias
    (16 Nov 1963 Appointed - 12 Sep 1986 Appointed, Archbishop of Bangalore)

  • Bp. John Baptist Sequeira
    (26 Jan 1987 Appointed - 2 Dec 2006 Retired)

  • Bp. Anthony Swamy Thomasappa
    (2 Dec 2006 Appointed - )

 

Historical Summary

Date

Event

From

To

16 November 1963

Erected

Diocese of Mysore

Diocese of Chikmagalur (erected)

14 November 1988

Territory Lost

Archdiocese of Bangalore 
Diocese of Chikmagalur

Diocese of Shimoga (erected)

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1969

33,000

3,034,000

1.1%

30

7

37

891

11

199

20

1980

49,500

3,410,000

1.5%

47

6

53

933

6

232

29

1990

35,153

2,268,783

1.5%

37

10

47

747

16

199

29

1999

38,873

2,627,691

1.5%

48

16

64

607

18

254

33

2000

38,185

2,632,625

1.5%

47

16

63

606

19

231

33

2001

39,631

2,685,277

1.5%

46

19

65

609

22

248

33

2002

39,431

2,860,423

1.4%

46

19

65

606

22

239

33

2003

39,159

2,860,423

1.4%

48

18

66

593

21

252

33

2004

36,306

2,901,428

1.3%

49

20

69

526

23

223

34

2006

36,819

3,014,000

1.2%

53

18

71

518

20

237

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Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.

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