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Latest revision as of 09:08, 3 October 2016

Colombia
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Colombia: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

1,138,914 sq km

Population

45,644,023 (July 2009)

Languages

Spanish

Religions

Roman Catholic 90%, other 10%

Ethnicity

mestizo 58%, white 20%, mulatto 14%, black 4%, mixed black-Amerindian 3%, Amerindian 1%[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

3 (2015)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

3,630 (2015)

Colombia is a country in South America with a population of 45,644,023 (July 2009 estimate).[3] In 2006 there were three organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with a total membership of 2,965.[4]


El contexto colombiano está marcado por más de cuatro décadas de violencia interna entre guerrillas, paramilitares, carteles de drogas, y el ejército colombiano. Hoy en día hay más de 3 millones de desplazados internos en Colombia, y cientos de miles refugiados en el exterior, especialmente en los países vecinos. Colombia es el principal aliado de los Estados Unidos ya que este sostiene económicamente el Plan Colombia- la estrategia militar para combatir a las guerrillas y el narcotráfico. Sin embargo, estas medidas han hecho de Colombia uno de los países más violentos y con más desplazados en el mundo, y también ha sido el motivo de deterioro de relaciones con Ecuador y Venezuela.


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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2015 there were three Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Colombia:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Colombia on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.

Citations

  1. "Colombia," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/co.html (accessed 6 August 2009).
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid.
  4. "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).