Mayotte

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Mayotte

Departmental Collectivity of Mayotte

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Geography

Area: 373 sq km

One larger island, Grande Terre, and one smaller, Petite Terre.

Population: 199,065    Annual Growth: 2.67%

Capital: Mamoudzou

Urbanites: 50.1%

Peoples

Peoples: 11 (73% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: French; Shimaore (a Bantu language) is spoken by 80%, Shibushi (a Malagasy language) by 30%    Languages: 4 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Muslim

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians3,2651.642.3
Evangelicals2360.14.0
Muslim194,80597.86 

Challenges for Prayer

The three evangelical churches in Mayotte need a greater degree of unity and cooperation, although there are signs of improvement in these areas. Pray for an approach to evangelism that is culturally appropriate yet effective, and pray for a great emphasis on discipling converts.

     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 Mayotte.