Diocese of Canterbury

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Diocese of Canterbury
Canterbury Cathedral - Portal Nave Cross-spire.jpg
Canterbury Cathedral
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Province Canterbury
Archdeaconries Canterbury, Ashford, Maidstone
Legal Jurisdictions
Bishops Court Court of the Bishop of Canterbury

The Diocese of Canterbury forms part of the Province of Canterbury of the Church of England.

The Diocese was founded in 597 by St. Augustine. It is the oldest see of the Church of England.

The area of the diocese incorporates:

The diocese is divided into three Archdeaconries containing a total of sixteen deaneries: