COUNTRIES IN AFRICA WITH NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral
COUNTRIES IN AFRICA WITH NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

COUNTRIES IN AFRICA WITH NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

The National Cathedral is a national non-denominational Christian worship center established in most countries. The Cathedral serves as a house of worship and also plays a large role in national ceremonies like presidential inaugurations and funerals. There are several National Cathedrals in the world. Below is a list of 5 National cathedrals in Africa.

LIST OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES WITH NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

1. FIRSTLY, BENIN REPUBLIC

One of the points of attraction in the Republic of Benin is the exterior decoration of the Cathedral. The Cathedral is called the Catonou Cathedral.  It is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Community in Catonou, Benin. The Cathedral has been existing for over a hundred years now and its beauty continues to be elegant and captivating.

Catonou Cathedral
Catonou Cathedral

2. SECONDLY, TANZANIA,  ZANZIBAR

Another country on the list is Tanzania. Tanzania has a very beautiful cathedral located in Zanzibar. The Cathedral is known as the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral. Aside from functioning as a national Cathedral in Zanzibar, it also serves as a tourist site. The Cathedral was built 117 years ago during the colonial era by the French missionaries. The Cathedral also harbors some historical artifacts.

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral
St. Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral

3. BESIDES THE ABOVE LIBYA

The Tripoli Cathedral is located in the capital of Libya. It is one of the pieces and buildings of Imperial Roman Architecture. The Tripoli Cathedral has been existing for over decades now. However, it was very functional during the 60s.

Tripoli Cathedral
Tripoli Cathedral

4. ANOTHER AFRICAN COUNTRY WITH A NATIONAL CATHEDRAL IS EGYPT

The National Cathedral in Egypt is St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral. The Cathedral has been in existence since 1832. They also render manual services for the beauty and development of the country. Also, the cathedral is well-known for its magnificent interior design.

St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral
St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral

5. LASTLY, MADAGASCAR

Finally, our list ends with Madagascar. Madagascar’s National Cathedral is referred to as the Ambavalao Cathedral.  The Cathedral is a very ancient one with incredible and elegant landscapes.  Also, it has beautiful brick designs on the exterior with a tower and a colored arched window.

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Ambavalao Cathedral
Ambavalao Cathedral

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