South Africa

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South Africa
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South Africa: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

1,219,090 sq km

Population

49,052,489 (July 2009)

Languages

IsiZulu 23.8%, IsiXhosa 17.6%, Afrikaans 13.3%, Sepedi 9.4%, English 8.2%, Setswana 8.2%, Sesotho 7.9%, Xitsonga 4.4%, other 7.2% (2001 census)

Religions

Zion Christian 11.1%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8.2%, Catholic 7.1%, Methodist 6.8%, Dutch Reformed 6.7%, Anglican 3.8%, Muslim 1.5%, other Christian 36%, other 2.3%, unspecified 1.4%, none 15.1% (2001 census)Indigenous Beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998)

Ethnicity

black African 79%, white 9.6%, colored 8.9%, Indian/Asian 2.5% (2001 census)[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

2 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

1,258 (2006)

South Africa is a country in south Africa with a population of 49,052,489 (July 2009 estimate).[3] In 2006 there were two organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with a total membership of 1,258.[4]

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

Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were two Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in South Africa:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Citations

  1. "South Africa," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html (accessed 5 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).