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Brazil: World Factbook, 2009[1]


8,514,877 sq km


198,739,269 (July 2009)


Portuguese (official and most widely spoken language)


Roman Catholic (nominal) 73.6%, Protestant 15.4%, Spiritualist 1.3%, Bantu/voodoo 0.3%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.2%, none 7.4% (2000 census)


white 53.7%, mulatto (mixed white and black) 38.5%, black 6.2%, other (includes Japanese, Arab, Amerindian) 0.9%, unspecified 0.7% (2000 census)[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

4 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

9,856 (2006)

Brazil is a country in South America with a population of 198,739,269 (July 2009 estimate).[1] In 2006 there were four organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with a total membership of 9,856.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were three Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Brazil:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Brazil on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Brazil," CIA World Factbook. (accessed 6 August 2009).
  2. "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. (accessed 5 August 2009).