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How many Cardinal Electors are there and where are they from?

The country with the most cardinals is Italy, which accounts for 30 of them. It?s followed by the U.S. which has 12. Germany and Brazil each have six cardinals. Spain has five cardinals, while France, Poland, India and Mexico have four. The 50 remaining cardinals are of different nationalities. ; Sixty two of the cardinals were appointed by John Paul II. Sixty three of them have been appointed by Benedict XVI during the four consistories he?s held since 2006. ;BR/KLH ;RR ;GdP ;-BN