The LDS Church created 10 new stakes in May 2014 (3 were in the US)
One new stake was created in Texas. There are now 61 Stakes in Texas, 2 this year and 4 temples.
One new stake was created in Hawaii. There are now 16 Stakes in Hawaii, 1 this year and 2 temples.
One new stake was created in North Dakota. There are now 3 Stakes in North Dakota. The Membership in North Daktoa has grown 44.2% in 4 year. Exceeding church growth in Africa.
One new stake was created in Italy. There are now 10 Stakes in Italy. Italy has had 5 stakes (doubling) since 2008 and a temple under construction in Rome.
One new stake was created in the Dominican Republic. There are now 20 Stakes in the Dominican Republic, 1 this year and 1 temple.
One new stake was created in Ecuador. There are now 36 Stakes in Ecuador, 1 this year and 1 temple.
One new stake was created in Nigeria. There are now 23 Stakes in Nigeria, 1 this year and 1 temple. (9 more stakes than South Africa which is building a second temple)
One new stake was created in Cape Verde. There are now 3 Stakes in Cape Verde, 1 this year and 1 in 2013 and it's first 2012.
Two new stakes was created in Cambodia. These are the first 2 Stakes in Cambodia. (closest temple is either Hong Kong or Manilla)
16. Frisco Texas Shawnee Trail - May 4th, 2014
17. Kahului Hawaii West - May 4th, 2014
18. Minot North Dakota - May 4th, 2014
19. Florence Italy - May 11th, 2014
20. Santo Domingo Dom. Rep. Independencia - May 18, 2014
21. Guayaquil Ecuador Juan Montalvo - May 18, 2014
22. Umuahia Nigeria - May 18th, 2014
23. Fogo Cape Verde - May 25th, 2014
24. Phnom Penh Cambodia North - May 25th, 2014
25. Phnom Penh Cambodia South - May 25th, 2014
From ldschurchgrowth.blogspot.com, later confirmed at www.deseretnews.com/faith/lds-church-news
There are now 3,078 stakes worldwide, with 1,529 in the US (49.6%) and 1,549 outside the US.