The Gambia

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The Gambia
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Gambia, The: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

11,295 sq km

Population

1,782,893 (July 2009)

Languages

English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars

Religions

Muslim 90%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 2%

Ethnicity

African 99% (Mandinka 42%, Fula 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, other 4%), non-African 1% (2003 census)[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

39 (2006)[2]

The Gambia is a country in western Africa with a population of 1,782,893 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It is bordered on the north, east, and south by Senegal.[1] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 39 total members.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there was one Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in The Gambia:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Gambia, The," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ga.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).