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.

The online version is fully text searchable, contains cross references and additional photo material.

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Republika e Kosovës (The Republic of Kosovo) Demographics (United Nations) Population 2,096,000 Area 11,000 sq. km (4,200 sq. mi) Population density 190/sq. km (500/sq. mi) Growth rate p.a. 0.02% (per 1,000: births 10, deaths 13) Under 15 years 16% Urban dwellers 56% (0.04% p.a.) Capital city Priština 204,000 Languages & peoples (World Christian Database) Mother tongues 90% Albanian, 4% Serbian, 3% Bosnian, 1% Romanian, 1% Turkish Peoples 90% Kosovar (Gheg Albanian); 4% Serb; 3% Bosniac (Muslimani); 2% Romanian; 1% Turk Socioeconomics Development Index (max 100) 87 Corruption Ind…


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Dawlat Al Kuwayt (The State of Kuwait) Demographics (United Nations) Population 4,303,000 Area 18,000 sq. km (6,900 sq. mi) Population density 240/sq. km (630/sq. mi) Growth rate p.a. 1.80% (per 1,000: births 14, deaths 3) Under 15 years 21% Urban dwellers 100% (1.35% p.a.) Capital city Kuwait City 3,115,000 Languages & peoples (World Christian Database) Mother tongues 73% Arabic, 10% Kurdish, 7% Malayalam, 4% Persian, 3% Tagalog, plus 10 others Peoples 31% Kuwaiti Arab; 12% Egyptian Arab; 10% Kurdish (Kurd); 10% Jordanian Arab; 9% Najdi Bedouin; plus 22 others Socioeconomics Develop…