Archdiocese of Rīga

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ARCHDIOCESE OF RĪGA (Archidioecesis Rigensis)

Country : Latvia
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1185 as Diocese of Üxküll
Renamed 1202 to Diocese of Riga
Elevated to Archdiocese in 1252
Suppressed 1540
Re-established in 1918 as Diocese of Riga
Elevated to Archdiocese in 1923

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