Chronology of Catholic Dioceses:Indonesia

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1514
Funchal (established by the Portuguese, see footnote) - Portugal
1533
Goa (detached from Funchal) - India
1558
Malacca (detached from Goa) - Malaysia
1712
Islands of the Indian Ocean (AP, detached from Malacca) - Indian Ocean
1818
Bourbon (AP, new name, previously Islands of the Indian Ocean) - Reunion, Indian Ocean, etc.

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1692
Borneo (AV) - (Sultanate of Banjarmasin) Indonesia, Malaysia
1807
Batavia (AP) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia

1826
Batavia (AP, detached from Bourbon) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1841
Batavia (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1902
New Guinea / Langgur (AP, detached from Batavia AV) - (Dutch New Guinea) Indonesia
1905
Dutch Borneo (AP, detached from Batavia) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1911
Sumatra (AP, detached from Batavia) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1913
Lesser Sunda Islands (AP, detached from Batavia) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1918
Dutch Borneo (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1919
Celebes (AP, detached from Batavia) - (Dutch East Indies) IndonesiaOversiktskart
1920
Dutch New Guinea / Langgur (AV, and new name, previously New Guinea AP) - (Dutch New Guinea) Indonesia
1922
Lesser Sunda Islands (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1923
Padang (AP, new name, previously Sumatra AP) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1923
Bangka and Biliton (AP, detached from Sumatra AP) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1923
Benkoelen (AP, detached from Sumatra AP) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1927
Malang (AP, detached from Batavia) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1928
Surabaia (AP, detached from Batavia AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1932
Padang (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1932
Bandoeng / Bandung (AP, detached from Batavia AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1932
Poerwokerto / Purwokerto (AP, detached from Batavia) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1934
Celebes (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) IndonesiaOversiktskart
1936
Dutch Timor (AV, detached from Lesser Sunda Islands AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1937
Manado (AV, new name, previously Celebes AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1937
Makassar (AP, detached from Celebes AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1938
Bandjarmasin (AP, detached from Dutch Borneo) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1938
Pontianak (D, and new name, previously Dutch Borneo AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1939
Malang (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1939
Palembang (AP, and new name, previously Benkoelen AP) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1940
Semarang (AV, detached from Batavia) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1941
Bandung (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1941
Medan (AV, new name, previously Padang AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1941
Surabaia (AV) - (Dutch East Indies) Indonesia
1948
Atambua (AV, new name, previously Dutch Timor) - Indonesia
1948
Makassar (AV) - Indonesia
1948
Sintang (AP, detached from Pontianak) - Indonesia
1948
Sukabumi (AP, detached from Batavia) - Indonesia
1949
Amboina and the Island of New Guinea (AP, new name, previously Dutch New Guinea) - (Dutch New Guinea) Indonesia
1949
Bandjarmasin (AV) - Indonesia
1949
Hollandia (AP, detached from Dutch New Guinea) - (Dutch New Guinea) Indonesia
1949
Indonesia (Mil.Ord.) - Indonesia
1950
Djakarta (AV, new name, previously Batavia AV) - Indonesia
1950
Denpasar (AP, detached from Lesser Sunda Islands AV) - Indonesia
1950
Merauke (AV, detached from Amboina and the Island of New Guinea) - (Dutch New Guinea) Indonesia
1951
Endeh (AV, and new name, previously Lesser Sunda Islands AP) - Indonesia
1951
Pangkal-Pinang (AV, and new name, previously Bangka and Biliton AP) - Indonesia
1951
Larantuka (AV, detached from Lesser Sunda Islands AV) - Indonesia
1951
Ruteng (AV, detached from Lesser Sunda Islands, AV) - Indonesia
1952
Tandjung-Karang (AP, detached from Palembang AP) - Indonesia
1952
Padang (AP, detached from Palembang AP) - Indonesia
1954
Hollandia (AV) - (Dutch New Guinea) Indonesia
1954
Ketapang (AP, detached from Pontianak) - Indonesia
1955
Samarinda (AV, detached from Bandjarmasin) - Indonesia
1956
Sintang (AV, detached from Pontianak) - Indonesia
1957
Purwokerto (AV) - Indonesia
1959
Manokwari (AP, detached from Hollandia) - (Dutch New Guinea) Indonesia
1959
Sibolga (AP, detached from Medan) - Indonesia
1959
Weetebula (AP, detached from Endeh) - Indonesia
1961
Atambua - Indonesia
1961
Bandjarmasin - Indonesia
1961
Bandung - Indonesia
1961
Bogor (D, and new name, previously Sukabumi AP) - Indonesia
1961
Denpasar - Indonesia
1961
Djakarta (Metr.) - Indonesia
1961
Endeh (Metr.) - Indonesia
1961
Ketapang - Indonesia
1961
Makassar (Metr.) - Indonesia
1961
Malang - Indonesia
1961
Manado - Indonesia
1961
Medan (Metr.) - Indonesia
1961
Padang - Indonesia
1961
Palembang - Indonesia
1961
Pangkal-Pinang - Indonesia
1961
Pontianak (Metr.) - Indonesia
1961
Purwokerto - Indonesia
1961
Ruteng - Indonesia
1961
Samarinda - Indonesia
1961
Semarang (Metr.) - Indonesia
1961
Sintang - Indonesia
1961
Surabaia - Indonesia
1961
Tandjung-Karang - Indonesia
1963
Kota Baru (AV, new name, previously Hollandia AV) - Indonesia
1964
Sukarnapura (AV, new name, previously Kota Baru AV) - Indonesia
1966
Manokwari - Indonesia
1966
Merauke (Metr.) - Indonesia
1966
Sukarnapura - Indonesia
1967
Kupang (detached from Atambua) - Indonesia
1968
Sekadau (AP, detached from Pontianak, and from Ketapang) - Indonesia
1969
Djajapura (new name, previously Sukarnapura) - Indonesia
1969
Weetebula - Indonesia
1969
Agats (detached from Merauke) - Indonesia
1973
Banjarmasin (new name, previously Bandjarmasin) - Indonesia
1973
Jakarta (Metr., new name, previously Djakarta Metr.) - Indonesia
1973
Jayapura (new name, previously Djajapura) - Indonesia
1973
Surabaja (new name, previously Surabaia) - Indonesia
1973
Tanjungkarang (D, new name, previously Tandjung-Karang AP) - Indonesia
1973
Ujung Pandang (Metr., new name, previously Makassar) - Indonesia
1974
Ende (Metr., new name, previously Endeh) - Indonesia
1974
Manokwari-Sorong (new name, previously Manokwari) - Indonesia
1980
Sibolga - Indonesia
1982
Sanggau (D, new name, previously Sekadau AP, also detached from Pontianak) - Indonesia
1989
Kupang (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Ende) - Indonesia
1993
Palangkaraya (detached from Banjarmasin) - Indonesia
2000
Makassar (Metr., new name, previously Ujung Pandang) - Indonesia
2002
Tanjung Selor (detached from Samarinda) - Indonesia
2003
Palembang (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Medan) - Indonesia
2003
Samarinda (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Pontianak) - Indonesia
2004
Timika (detached from Jayapura) - Indonesia
2005
Maumere (detached from Ende) - Indonesia
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