Martinique

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Martinique

Department of Martinique

Caribbean

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Geography

Area: 1,091 sq km

A volcanic island in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The most northerly of the Windward Islands, and 100 km south of its sister island, Guadeloupe.

Population: 406,001    Annual Growth: 0.39%

Capital: Fort-de-France

Urbanites: 89.1%

Peoples

Official language: French. Créole Martiniquais is widely spoken    Languages: 3 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians388,94995.800.4
Evangelicals24,8616.11.6

Challenges for Prayer

Pray for the churches. There is an evangelical presence through the Assemblies of God, Mission Chrétienne Evangélique, Eglise de Dieu, Baptists, Nazarenes and among some Adventists. Many Christians come from dysfunctional or single-parent families and from a background of immorality and drug abuse. Pray for churches to be grounded in the Word, and for young people to be called into full-time service.

     For an additional 3 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 Martinique.