Chronology of Catholic Dioceses:Guinea

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

Regarding the Apostolic prefecture French Guinea (larger part of the country):

1514
Funchal (established by the Portuguese, see footnote) - Portugal
1534
São Tomé (detached from Funchal) - São Tomé e Principe
1842
The Two Guineas and Senegambia (AP, detached from Funchal, and from São Tomé) - West African coast between the Senegal River and the Oranje River, except Loanda/Angola
1846
The Two Guineas and Senegambia (AV) - West African coast between the Senegal River and the Oranje River, except Loanda/Angola
1858
Sierra Leone (AV, detached from The Two Guineas and Senegambia, AV) - Sierra Leone, Liberia, French Guinea
Regarding N'Zérékoré:

1204
Constantinople (Latin Patriarchate from now, de facto established by the Pope through Venice) - (Latin Empire of Constantinople) Turkey
1742
Constantinople (AV, supplanting the Latin Patriarchal Vicars / suffragan Bishops) - (Ottoman Empire) Turkey
176
2 Aleppo (AV, detached from Constantinople AV) - (Ottoman Empire) Syria,Lebanon, etc.
1818
Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus (AV, new name, previously Aleppo AV; see in Beirut) - (Ottoman Empire) Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, Egypt, Sudan, Arabian Peninsula
1839
Egypt and Arabia (AV, detached from detached from the AV of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus) - Egypt, Sudan, Abyssinia, Arabian Peninsula
1846
Sudan / Central Africa (AV, detached from Egypt and Arabia AV) - Sudan, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon
1868
Sahara (AP, detached from Central Africa AV) - French North and West Africa
1894
Sahara (AV) - Burkina Faso, Mali, etc.
1901
Sahara in French Sudan (new name, previously Sahara AV) - Burkina Faso, Mali
1921
Bamako (AV, detached from Sahara in French Sudan AV) - Mali

1897
French Guinea / Guinée Francaise (AP, detached from Sierra Leone AV and Senegambia AV) - Guinea
1920
French Guinea / Guinée Francaise (AV) - Guinea
1937
N'Zérékoré (AP, detached from Bamako AV) - Guinea
1949
Conakry (AV, new name, previously French Guinea) - Guinea
1949
Kankan (AP, detached from French Guinea) - Guinea
1955
Conakry (Metr.) - Guinea
1959
N'Zérékoré - Guinea
1993
Kankan - Guinea
av Webmaster publisert 08.09.2004, sist endret 08.09.2004 - 12:10