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  Brazil 
Description
Brazil is the largest country in South America, fifth-largest in the world, and sixth most populous globally. Named from its first Portuguese colonial export brasil, a red dye, Brazil has in the Amazon basin the largest river system in the world. Its extensive Seventh-day Adventist educational system--now with 475 elementary schools, 67 secondary schools, two colleges, and a university with two campuses--began without a single Adventist student. It is a young church, the average age being 30 years. On the other hand, every department of the congregation is involved in evangelism; even the seven hospitals and the health food factory have promoted and financed public evangelism where hundreds have been baptized and many churches founded.
Adventist Statistics (as of 2011)
Members:
1,227,005

Year Entered:

 1894
Annual Growth Rate:
-7.8%
Population:
195,138
Churches:
6,109
Decadal Growth Rate:
39.1%
Population
per Member:
0
Ordained Ministers:
1,467
 

 

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Directory Entries: CONGREGATIONS (5177) EDUCATION (135) Food Industries (1) MEDIA SERVICES (16) MEDICAL (29) MISCELLANEOUS ENTITIES (1) Publishing Houses (1)
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