Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands

Islas Malvinas

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Geography

Area: 12,173 sq km

Consists of over 740 islands 2 are inhabited year-round. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands also fall under the remit of the governor, despite having no permanent population. The Falklands are 600 km east of Patagonia in Argentina.

Population: 3,038    Annual Growth: 0.41%

Capital: Stanley

Urbanites: 73.6%

Peoples

Official language: English    Languages: 1 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians1,98165.20-0.2
Evangelicals32910.8-0.1

Challenges for Prayer

The British forces based on these windswept but spectacular islands enjoy the support of the local populace, but are far from home. Pray for the work of chaplains ministering to them as well as the Oasis coffee shop, an outreach ministry on the military base itself. Pray for believers in the forces as they witness to their comrades.

     For an additional Challenge 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 Falkland Islands.