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Angola: World Factbook, 2009[1]


1,246,700 sq km


12,799,293 (July 2009)


Portuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages


Indigenous Beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998)


Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

3 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

10,961 (2006)

Angola is a country in south-central Africa with a population of 12,799,293 (July 2009 estimate).[3] It is bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia and Zambia.[4] In 2006 there were three organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with a total membership of 10,961.[5]

Click the following link to learn more about other Anabaptist-related groups in Africa.

Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were three Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Angola:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links


  1. "Angola," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ao.html (accessed 5 August 2009).
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid.
  4. Ibid.
  5. "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).