World Christian Encyclopedia Online

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Authors: Todd M. Johnson and Gina A. Zurlo

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This in the online version of the 3rd edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia, which documents the changing status of World Christianity over the past 120 years from historical and social scientific perspectives. It records the continued shift of Christianity to the Global South and contains estimates for religious and nonreligious affiliation in every country of the world, including detail on Christianity to the denominational level. This reference work features comprehensive descriptions of all Christian traditions, including current information on the uniqueness of Christian experiences around the world.

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The Republic of Uganda Demographics (United Nations) Population 47,188,000 Area 240,000 sq. km (93,000 sq. mi) Population density 200/sq. km (510/sq. mi) Growth rate p.a. 3.29% (per 1,000: births 39, deaths 8) Under 15 years 47% Urban dwellers 25% (5.41% p.a.) Capital city Kampala 3,298,000 Languages & peoples (World Christian Database) Mother tongues 19% Ganda, 10% Nyankore, 9% Soga, 7% Chiga, 7% Teso, plus 55 others Peoples 19% Ganda; 9% Nkole (Nkore); 9% Soga (Tenga); 7% Chiga (Kiga); 6% Lango (Langi); plus 64 others Socioeconomics Development Index (max 100) 52 Corruption Index (…