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Commonwealth of Dominica


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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%

Capital: Roseau

Urbanites: 74.6%

HDI Rank: 73 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)


Official language: English, but as many as 80% speak a French Creole    Languages: 3 All languages


Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr

Challenges for Prayer

Practicing Catholics have substantially decreased in recent years, indicating a high degree of nominalism. Pray for those who still adhere to Catholicism and those who have disaffiliated themselves, that the Holy Spirit might speak to their hearts about the reality of the gospel.

     For an additional 2 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 Dominica.