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Zimbabwe: World Factbook, 2009[1]


390,757 sq km


11,392,629 (July 2009)


English (official), Shona, Sindebele (the language of the Ndebele, sometimes called Ndebele), numerous but minor tribal dialects


syncretic (part Christian, part indigenous beliefs) 50%, Christian 25%, indigenous beliefs 24%, Muslim and other 1%


African 98% (Shona 82%, Ndebele 14%, other 2%), mixed and Asian 1%, white less than 1%[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

33,453 (2006)

Zimbabwe is a country in southern Africa with a population of 11,392,629 (July 2009 estimate).[3] It is bordered by Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia.[4] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 33,453 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 Zimbabwe:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links


  1. "Zimbabwe," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/zi.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 7 August 2009).