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Uruguay: World Factbook, 2009[1]


176,215 sq km


3,494,382 (July 2009)


Spanish, Portunol, or Brazilero


Roman Catholic 47.1%, non-Catholic Christians 11.1%, nondenominational 23.2%, Jewish 0.3%, atheist or agnostic 17.2%, other 1.1% (2006)


white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

3 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

1,431 (2006)[2]

Uruguay is a country in South America with a population of 3,494,382 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It is bordered by Argentina and Brazil. In 2006 there were three organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 1,431 total members.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

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

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Uruguay on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Uruguay," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/uy.html (accessed 7 August 2009).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. http://www.mwc-cmm.org/en15/PDF-PPT/2006mbictotal.pdf (accessed 5 August 2009).