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%
Official language: English, but as many as 80% speak a French Creole Languages: 3 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Due to Dominicas economic vulnerability, many pastors must take a second job to support themselves. Pastoral burn-out is a resultant problem. The islands relative isolation is also a challenge for fresh spiritual input and leadership.
For an additional 2 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.
The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Dominica.