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Peru: World Factbook, 2009[1]


1,285,216 sq km


29,546,963 (July 2009)


Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara, and a large number of minor Amazonian languages


Roman Catholic 81.3%, Evangelical 12.5%, other 3.3%, unspecified or none 2.9% (2007 Census)


Amerindian 45%, mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 37%, white 15%, black, Japanese, Chinese, and other 3%[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

2 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

937 (2006)[2]

Peru is a country in South America with a population of 29,546,963 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It shares borders with Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador. In 2006 there were two organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 937 total members.[2] Click the following link to learn more about other Anabaptist-related groups in the Caribbean, Central and South America.

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were two Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Haiti, as well as other independent or unaffiliated groups:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Peru on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Peru," CIA World Factbook. (accessed 7 August 2009).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. (accessed 23 December 2009).