Tanzania

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Tanzania!
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Tanzania: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

947,300 sq km

Population

41,048,532 (July 2009)

Languages

Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages

Religions

mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim

Ethnicity

mainland - African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab); Zanzibar - Arab, African, mixed Arab and African[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

50,560 (2006)[2]

Tanzania is a country in eastern Africa with a population of 41,048,532 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It is bordered by Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia.[1] In 2009 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 50,560 total members.[2]

Stories

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2009 there was one Anabaptist-related group officially associated with MWC in Tanzania:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Tanzania on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Tanzania," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tz.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 7 August 2009).