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Composition of Cardinals according to geographical region


Continents Table

Continent Electors Non-Electors Total

Europe 52 51 103
North America 16 10 26
Central America 7 2 9
South America 13 10 23
Africa 15 12 27
Asia 15 10 25
Oceania 3 2 5
Total 121 97 218


Countries Table

- Europe -
Country Electors Non-Electors Total

Albania 0 1 1
Austria 1 0 1
Belgium 1 0 1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 0 1
Croatia 1 0 1
Czeck Republic 1 0 1
France 4 1 5
Germany 3 5 8
Great Britain 1 1 2
Hungary 1 0 1
Ireland 0 1 1
Italy 21 26 47
Latvia 0 1 1
Lithuania 0 2 2
Luxembourg 1 0 1
Malta 1 0 1
Netherlands 1 0 1
Poland 3 1 4
Portugal 3 2 5
Romania 0 1 1
Slovakia 0 1 1
Slovenia 0 1 1
Spain 6 7 13
Sweden 1 0 1
Switzerland 1 0 1
Total 52 51 103


- North America -
Country Electors Non-Electors Total

Canada 4 0 4
Mexico 3 4 7
United States of America 9 6 15
Total 16 10 26


- Central America -
Country Electors Non-Electors Total

Antilles 0 1 1
Cuba 1 0 1
Dominican Republic 0 1 1
El Salvador 1 0 1
Guatemala 1 0 1
Haiti 1 0 1
Honduras 1 0 1
Nicaragua 1 0 1
Panama 1 0 1
Total 7 2 9


- South America -
Country Electors Non-Electors Total

Argentina 2 2 4
Bolivia 0 1 1
Brazil 4 4 8
Chile 2 2 4
Colombia 1 1 2
Peru 2 0 2
Uruguay 1 0 1
Venezuela 1 0 1
Total 13 10 23


- Africa -
Country Electors Non-Electors Total

Angola 0 2 2
Burkina Faso 1 0 1
Cape Verde 1 0 1
Central African Republic 1 0 1
Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 0 1
Egypt 0 1 1
Ethiopia 1 0 1
Ghana 1 0 1
Guinea 1 0 1
Ivory Coast 1 0 1
Kenya 1 0 1
Madagascar 1 0 1
Mali 1 0 1
Marocco 1 0 1
Mauritius 0 1 1
Mozambique 0 2 2
Nigeria 1 2 3
Rwanda 1 0 1
Senegal 0 1 1
South Africa 0 1 1
Sudan 0 1 1
Tanzania 1 0 1
Uganda 0 1 1
Total 15 12 27


- Asia -
Country Electors Non-Electors Total

Bangladesh 1 0 1
Cina 0 2 2
Giappone 1 0 1
India 3 1 4
Indonesia 1 1 2
Iraq 1 0 1
Korea 1 0 1
Laos 1 0 1
Lebanon 0 1 1
Myanmar 1 0 1
Pakistan 1 0 1
Philippines 2 2 4
Sri Lanka 1 0 1
Thailandia 1 1 2
Vietnam 0 2 2
Total 15 10 25


- Oceania -
Country Electors Non-Electors Total

Australia 0 1 1
New Zealand 1 1 2
Papua Nuova Guinea 1 0 1
Tonga 1 0 1
Total 3 2 5


Cardinals of the College come from 7 Continents, distributed in 87 Countries. 65 countries have elector Cardinals.