2011 brings the first new stake in CA since 2007, California now has 158 stakes, second only to Utah in the US and that is 37 more stakes than exist in Idaho. There are now 1,473 Domestic stakes, and 1,427 Foreign for 2,900 total stakes worldwide. The new California stake is in Lincoln, CA, 25 miles northwest of Sacramento. www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/New-stake-presidents.html The newly created stake in Brazil is in Fortaleza. Brazil now has 240 Stakes, 19 more then Mexico.