Karwari Catholics

Karwari Catholics
Karwarchein Katholik
Regions with significant populations
     Karwar (2001) ~53,870[1]
Christianity (Roman Catholicism)
Related ethnic groups
Konkani people, Goan Catholics, Mangalorean Catholics, East Indians, Goud Saraswat Brahmins, Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins, Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmins, Daivadnya Brahmins, Konkan Marathas, Indo-Aryans

Karwari Catholics (Konkani: Karwarchein Katholik) are Roman Catholics from Karwar and the Uttara Kannada district on the western coast of India, and their descendants. They are Konkani people and speak the Konkani language.[2]

In 2001, the population of Karwari Catholics in Uttara Kannada was 50,192[2]


  1. "Diocese of Karwar". Diocese of Karwar. Union of Catholic Asian News. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
  2. 1 2 "Diocese of Karwar". Diocese of Karwar. The Secular Citizen. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
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