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Diocese of Vyatka and Slobodskoy

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The Diocese of Vyatka and Slobodskoy (Russian: Вятская и Слободская епархия, Vyatskaya i Slobodskaya yeparkhiya) is a diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church which covers the exact territory of Kirov Oblast, Russia. The Assumption Cathedral in the region's capital, Kirov, is the Mother Church of this diocese.

Diocese of Vyatka and Slobodskoy

Вятская и Слободская епархия
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Assumption Monastery of Tryphon
Location
CountryRussia
TerritoryKirov Oblast
Subdivisions19 blagochiniy
Statistics
Area120,400 km2 (46,500 sq mi)
Population
- Total

1,391,534
Parishes175
Churches175
Information
CathedralHoly Assumption Cathedral
Current leadership
ArchbishopMark (Tuzhikov)
Website
www.eparhia-vtk.ru

It is headed by Archbishop Mark (Tuzhikov) and supported by the Moscow Patriarchate.

The diocese of Vyatka and Great Perm was established in 1656.

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