Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

48,670 sq km

Population

9,650,054 (July 2009)

Languages

Spanish

Religions

Roman Catholic 95%, other 5%

Ethnicity

mixed 73%, white 16%, black 11%Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; refs with no name must have content

Groups Associated with MWC

5 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

4,587 (2006)Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; refs with no name must have content

The Dominican Republic is a country in the Caribbean with a population of 9,650,054 (July 2009 estimate).[1]


Dominican Republic is inhabited mostly by people of mixed European and African origins. It suffers from a huge gap between the rich and the poor, with the richest being the white descendants of Spanish settlers, who own most of the land, and the poorest comprising people of African descent. In between, the mixed race majority controls much of the commerce.


In 2006 there were five organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with a total membership of 4,587.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were five Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in the Dominican Republic, as well as other independent or unaffiliated groups:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Dominican Republic on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dominican Republic," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/br.html (accessed 6 August 2009).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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).
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