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Philippines
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Philippines: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

300,000 sq km

Population

97,976,603(July 2009)

Languages

Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasina

Religions

Roman Catholic 80.9%, Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, Aglipayan 2%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census)

Ethnicity

Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000 census)[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

2 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

3,735 (2006)[2]

The Philippines is a country in south-east Asia with a population of 97,976,603 (July 2009 estimate).[1] In 2006 there were two organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with a total membership of 3,735.[2]

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Contents

Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were two Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in the Philippines:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Philippines on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Philippines," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html (accessed 5 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 5 August 2009).
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