Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

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Geography

Area: 48,443 sq km

The eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, shared with Haiti.

Population: 10,225,482    Annual Growth: 1.41%

Capital: Santo Domingo

Urbanites: 70.5%

HDI Rank: 90 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 18 (11% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Spanish    Languages: 8 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians9,647,74294.351.3
Evangelicals931,2349.12.8

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Challenges for Prayer

Evangelical growth continues – with numbers more than doubling from 1990 to 2010. The Pentecostal/charismatic churches claim large increases in numbers; the ministries of Brethren, Baptists and many others are effective in their holistic and empowering approach. Pray that the dynamism and ambition of the former groups might be wedded to the hands-on transforming ministry of the latter, so that growth might be in number and in quality. Many are open to the gospel when presented simply and in love.

     For an additional 6 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 Dominican Republic.