Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast
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Ivory Coast: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

322,463 sq km

Population

20,617,068 (July 2009)

Languages

French (official), 60 native dialects with Dioula the most widely spoken

Religions

Muslim 38.6%, Christian 32.8%, indigenous 11.9%, none 16.7% (2008 est.)

Ethnicity

Akan 42.1%, Voltaiques or Gur 17.6%, Northern Mandes 16.5%, Krous 11%, Southern Mandes 10%, other 2.8% (includes 130,000 Lebanese and 14,000 French) (1998)[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

1,300 (2006)

The Ivory Coast is a country in western Africa with a population of 20,617,068 (July 2009 estimate).[3] It is bordered by Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Mali.[4] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 1,300 total members.[5]

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

Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there was one Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in the Ivory Coast:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Citations

  1. "Ivory Coast," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/iv.html (accessed 7 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).