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Nicaragua: World Factbook, 2009[1]


130,370 sq km


5,891,199 (July 2009)


Spanish 97.5% (official), Miskito 1.7%, other 0.8% (1995 census)


Roman Catholic 58.5%, Evangelical 21.6%, Moravian 1.6%, Jehovah's Witness 0.9%, other 1.7%, none 15.7% (2005 census)


mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 69%, white 17%, black 9%, Amerindian 5%[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

4 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

13,421 (2006)[2]

Nicaragua is a country in Central America with a population of 5,891,199 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It is bordered by Costa Rica and Honduras. In 2006 there were four organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 13,421 total members.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were four Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Nicaragua, as well as other independent or unaffiliated groups:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Nicaragua," CIA World Factbook. (accessed 7 August 2009).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. (accessed 5 August 2009).