Dominica

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Dominica

Commonwealth of Dominica

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Geography

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)

Peoples

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

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians61,02891.75-0.4
Evangelicals11,14616.81.8

Challenges for Prayer

Due to Dominica’s economic vulnerability, many pastors must take a second job to support themselves. Pastoral “burn-out” is a resultant problem. The island’s 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.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Dominica.