Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso: World Factbook, 2009[1]


274,200 sq km


15,746,232 (July 2009)


French (official), native African languages belonging to Sudanic family spoken by 90% of the population


Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian (mainly Roman Catholic) 10%


Mossi over 40%, other approximately 60% (includes Gurunsi, Senufo, Lobi, Bobo, Mande, and Fulani)[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

500 (2006)[2]

Burkina Faso is a country in west Africa with a population of 15,746,232 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It is bordered by the Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, and Togo.[1] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 500 total members.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there was one Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Burkina Faso:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Burkina Faso on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.

Mennonite Mission Network Website for Burkina Faso.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Burkina Faso," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/uv.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 5 August 2009).