Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso
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Burkina Faso: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

274,200 sq km

Population

15,746,232 (July 2009)

Languages

French (official), native African languages belonging to Sudanic family spoken by 90% of the population

Religions

Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian (mainly Roman Catholic) 10%

Ethnicity

Mossi over 40%, other approximately 60% (includes Gurunsi, Senufo, Lobi, Bobo, Mande, and Fulani)[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

500 (2006)[2]

Burkina Faso is a country in west Africa with a population of 15,746,232 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It is bordered by the Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, and Togo.[1] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 500 total members.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there was one Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Burkina Faso:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Burkina Faso on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.

Mennonite Mission Network Website for Burkina Faso.

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Burkina Faso," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/uv.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).