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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Costa Rica

Costa Rica
DateAscendingChange
1850.02.28Diocese of San José was established (from Diocese of León)
1921.02.16Diocese of Alajuela was established (from Diocese of San José)
1921.02.16Apostolic Vicariate of Limón was established (from Diocese of San José)
1921.02.16Diocese of San José was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of San José (lost territory to establish Diocese of Alajuela and Apostolic Vicariate of Limón)
1954.08.19Diocese of San Isidro de El General was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of San José and Diocese of Alajuela)
1961.07.22Diocese of Tilarán was established (from Diocese of Alajuela)
1994.12.30Apostolic Vicariate of Limón was promoted as Diocese of Limón
1995.07.25Diocese of Ciudad Quesada was established (from Diocese of Alajuela and Diocese of Tilarán)
1998.04.17Diocese of Puntarenas was established (from Diocese of San Isidro de El General and Diocese of Tilarán)
2005.05.24Diocese of Cartago was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of San José and Diocese of Limón)
2010.12.18Diocese of Tilarán was renamed as Diocese of Tilarán–Liberia

as of 2020.08.13

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