Amiens Cathedral

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Our Lady o Amiens
Notre-Dame d'Amiens
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Wastren front o Notre Dame d'Amiens
Basic information
Location Amiens, Fraunce
Geographic coordinates 49°53′42″N 2°18′08″E / 49.89500°N 2.30222°E / 49.89500; 2.30222Coordinates: 49°53′42″N 2°18′08″E / 49.89500°N 2.30222°E / 49.89500; 2.30222
Affiliation Catholic (Roman Rite)
Region Picardy
Province Airchdiocese o Reims
District Diocese o Amiens
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Cathedral
Status Active
Heritage designation 1862, 1981
Leadership Bishop Jean-Luc Bouilleret[1]
Wabsteid catholique-amiens.cef.fr
Architectural description
Airchitect(s) Robert o Luzarches, Thomas and Regnault de Cormont[2]
Airchitectural type Church
Architectural style French Gothic
Direction o façade NW
Grundbreakin 1220 (1220)
Completit c. 1270 (1270)
Specifications
Lenth 145 m (476 ft)
Width 70 m (230 ft)
Width (nave) 14.60 m (47.9 ft)[3]
Hicht (max) 42.30 m (138.8 ft)
Spire(s) 1
Spire hicht 112.70 m (369.8 ft)[3]
Offeecial name: Amiens Cathedral
Type: Cultural
Criteria: i, ii
Designatit: 1981[4]
Reference No. 162
State Pairty:  Fraunce
Region: Europe an North Americae
Session: 5t
Official name: Cathédrale Notre-Dame
Designatit: 1862
Reference No. PA00116046[2]
Denomination: Église

The Cathedral Basilica o Oor Lady o Amiens (French: Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens), or simply Amiens Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral an seat o the Bishop o Amiens (currently Jean-Luc Bouilleret).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bishop Jean-Luc Marie Maurice Louis Bouilleret". Catholic-Hierarchy.com. Retrieved 29 Julie 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mérimée database 1992
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Chronologie". Monumentshistoriques.free.fr. 18 Aprile 1928. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  4. "Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 12 Julie 2011.