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  Argentina 
Description
Derived from a Latin word for "land of silver," Argentina attracted settlers in search of wealth. They named its capital Buenos Aires, "Good Wind." And good winds brought Seventh-day Adventist literature salesmen from both Europe and North America. The first Seventh-day Adventist church on the continent was organized in Argentina in 1894. Today Buenos Aires itself is a conference of 114 churches. Educational emphasis has been phenomenal, 88 elementary and secondary schools feed the 102-year-old river Plate Adventist University which has a student body of 2,100. Local Maranatha Volunteers, four medical institutions, and national freedom of expression are being utilized, and there are plans to use mass media more effectively.
Adventist Statistics (as of 2011)
Members:
102,320

Year Entered:

 1890
Annual Growth Rate:
3.1%
Population:
39,746
Churches:
480
Decadal Growth Rate:
42.1%
Population
per Member:
0
Ordained Ministers:
125
 

 

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Directory Entries: CONGREGATIONS (20) EDUCATION (32) Food Industries (1) MEDIA SERVICES (3) MEDICAL (3) Publishing Houses (1)
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