Pray for: Falkland Islands

Flag for Falkland Islands

Key Stats

Religion & Geography
Category Statistic
Continent: Latin America
Capital: Stanley
Population: 3,803
% Urban: 78.9 %
Official Language: English
Languages: 1
Life Expectancy: 78.6 yrs (57/236)
% Christian: 65.2 %
% Evangelical: 10.8 %
Largest Religion: Christian
% Largest Religion: 65.2 %
People Groups: 2
% Unevangelized: 1 %

Falkland Islands

Title: Falkland Islands

Tier: 1

Type: country

The issues of sovereignty and autonomy are keys to understanding the Falkland Islands’ history and mentality. The political wrangling between the UK and Argentina, which culminated in the 1982 conflict, does not adequately reflect the Islanders’ overwhelming desire for self-governance; the 2009 constitution does. Pray for wise and fair agreements and for understanding among all three parties for the sake of the diplomatic and economic life of the whole region. Pray also for Christians working and praying for reconciliation of all involved.

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Content taken or adapted from Operation World, 7th Edition (2010) and Pray for the World (2015). Both books are published by InterVarsity Press. All rights reserved.