Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic


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Area: 48,443 sq km

The eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, shared with Haiti.

Population: 10,225,482    Annual Growth: 1.41%

Capital: Santo Domingo

Urbanites: 70.5%

HDI Rank: 90 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)


Peoples: 18 (11% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Spanish    Languages: 8 All languages


Largest Religion: Christian

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Challenges for Prayer

Foreign missions are generally welcomed, but wisdom is required for them to have maximum impact. The most fruitful and effective ministries are holistic, combining evangelism with development and education. Children at risk and the disabled are areas where ministry is fruitful. Some agencies serving in DR: Kids Alive, BIM, AoG, YWAM, IMB.

     For an additional 6 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 Dominican Republic.