Dominica

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Dominica

Commonwealth of Dominica

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Geography

Area: 750 sq km

A hurricane-prone, rugged, mountainous island between the French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique; ruled by France until 1759, which has determined much of its religious and cultural development.

Population: 66,515    Annual Growth: -0.28%

Capital: Roseau

Urbanites: 74.6%

HDI Rank: 73 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Official language: English, but as many as 80% speak a French Creole    Languages: 3 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians61,02891.75-0.4
Evangelicals11,14616.81.8

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Challenges for Prayer

Evangelical Christians have increased from 2% in 1970 to nearly 17% in 2010. The Association of Evangelicals is providing good leadership. Pray for continued growth in the gospel witness.

     For an additional 2 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Dominica.