Guinea-Bissau

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Guinea-Bissau
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Guinea-Bissau: World Factbook, 2010[1]

Area

36,125 sq km[1]

Population

1,533,964 (July 2009 est.)[1]

Languages

Portuguese (official), Crioulo, African languages[1]

Religions

Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 10%[1]

Ethnicity

African 99% (includes Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%[1]

Groups Officially Associated with MWC

1 (2009)[2]</ref>

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

45 (2009)[2]

Guinea-Bissau is a country in west Africa with a population of 1,533,964 (July 2009 est.),[1] between Guinea and Senegal.[1] In 2009 there was one group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference, with 45 members.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2009 there was one group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference operating in Guinea-Bissau as well as Senegal and the Gambia, with 45 members in 12 congregations.[2]

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Guinea-Bissau," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pu.html (accessed 28 April 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Mennonite, Brethren in Christ & Related Churches World Membership 2009," Mennonite World Conference. http://www.mwc-cmm.org/en15/files/Members%202009/World%20Membership%20summary.doc (accessed 28 April 2010).