Chronology of Catholic Dioceses:Ecuador

See a list of abbreviations used in this list. See also our listing of current ecclesial jurisdictions.

We ask our readers to kindly help us to fill the following gaps:
* From where was Cuzco established?
* And from where was Cuidad de los Reyes / Lima detached/established?

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0100~
Italica - Spain
0200-0300
Sevilla (separated from Italica?) - Spain
0300-0400
Sevilla (AD) - Spain

1536
Cuzco (established from Spain/Sevilla?) - Peru
1541
Ciudad de los Reyes / Lima (detached from Cuzco ?) - Peru
1546
Quito (detached from Lima) - Ecuador
1786
Cuenca (detached from Quito) - Ecuador
1838
Guayaquil (detached from Quito) - Ecuador
1848
Quito (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Lima) - Ecuador
1862
Bolívar (detached from Quito) - Ecuador
1862
Ibarra (detached from Quito) - Ecuador
1862
Loja (detached from Cuenca) - Ecuador
1870
Portoviejo (detached from Quito, and from Guayaquil) - Ecuador
1871
Napo (AV, detached from Quito) - Ecuador
1886
Canelos y Macas (AP, detached from Napo) - Ecuador
1893
Méndez y Gualaquiza (AV, detached from Napo) - Ecuador
1893
Zamora (AV, detached from Napo) - Ecuador
1912
Putumayo (AP, detached San León del Amazonas) - Ecuador
1921
Putumayo (suppressed, reintegrated in San León del Amazonas) - Ecuador
1924
San Miguel de Sucumbíos (AP, detached from Napo) - Ecuador
1930
Canelos (AP, new name, previously Canelos y Macas AP) - Ecuador
1945
Esmeraldas (AP, detached from Portoviejo) - Ecuador
1948
Ambato (detached from Quito) - Ecuador
1948
Los Ríos (AV, detached from Guayaquil) - Ecuador
1950
Galapagos (AP, detached from Guayaquil) - Ecuador
1951
Los Ríos (Prel.) - Ecuador
1951
Méndez (AV, new name, previously Méndez y Gualaquiza AV) - Ecuador
1953
Aguarico (AP, detached from Napo) - Ecuador
1954
El Oro (Prel., detached from Guayaquil, and from Loja) - Ecuador
1955
Riobamba (new name, previously Bolívar) - Ecuador
1956
Guayaquil (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Quito) - Ecuador
1957
Cuenca (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Quito) - Ecuador
1957
Esmeraldas (AV) - Ecuador
1957
Guaranda (detached from Riobamba) - Ecuador
1963
Latacunga (detached from from Quito) - Ecuador
1964
Canelos (AV) - Ecuador
1965
Tulcán (detached from Ibarra) - Ecuador
1968
Azogues (detached from Cuenca) - Ecuador
1969
Machala (D, and new name, previously El Oro -Prel.) - Ecuador
1976
Puyo (AV, new name, previously Canelos AV) - Ecuador
1983
Ecuador (Mil.Ord.) - Ecuador
1984
Aguarico (AV) - Ecuador
1984
San Miguel de Sucumbíos (AV) - Ecuador
1987
Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Prel., detached from Quito) - Ecuador
1991
Zamora en Ecuador (new name, previously Zamora) - Ecuador
1994
Babahoyo (D, and new name, previously Los Ríos) - Ecuador
1994
Portoviejo (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Guayaquil) - Ecuador
1995
Santo Domingo de los Colorados - Ecuador
2008
Galapagos (AV) - Ecuador
av Webmaster publisert 29.07.2009, sist endret 29.07.2009 - 14:00