Area: 849 sq km
Three archipelagos Gilbert, Rawaki (Phoenix) and Line, with 33 coral atolls (23 inhabited) scattered across 2,000,000 sq km of the Pacific Ocean.
Population: 99,547 Annual Growth: 1.59%
Official language: English, but I-Kiribati is more widely spoken Languages: 3 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Evangelical Christians are increasing, mainly through Pentecostals. AoG and Church of God both have Bible colleges. Growth is too often followed by decline, since foreign financial windfalls and occasional healings seem to be the main attractions rather than biblical preaching and transformed lives.
For an additional Challenge 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 Kiribati.