Roman Catholic Diocese of Nouakchott

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Nouakchott is a Catholic diocese situated in Nouakchott, Mauritania. It is the only local Roman Catholic bishopric and covers the entire country. The Catholic Cathedral of St. Joseph is located in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

Diocese of Nouakchott

Dioecesis Nuakchottensis
Location
CountryMauritania
MetropolitanImmediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area1,030,700 km2 (398,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
2,600,000
4,500
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RiteRoman
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopMartin Albert Happe, M. Afr.

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