Martinique

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Martinique

Department of Martinique

Caribbean

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Geography

Area: 1,091 sq km

A volcanic island in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The most northerly of the Windward Islands, and 100 km south of its sister island, Guadeloupe.

Population: 406,001    Annual Growth: 0.39%

Capital: Fort-de-France

Urbanites: 89.1%

Peoples

Official language: French. Créole Martiniquais is widely spoken    Languages: 3 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians388,94995.800.4
Evangelicals24,8616.11.6

Challenges for Prayer

As many as 40% of all Guadeloupans and Martiniquans live in France, where they are known as Antilleans. They comprise a large minority in many Parisian evangelical churches. Pray for the witness of these believers. WT works among Antilleans in the Paris area.

     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 Martinique.