Church Information

STATUS: Organized Work

CHURCHES: 4 Churches

CONSTITUENTS: 300

UPCI MISSIONARIES:
     Career Missionaries Chris & Paula Richardson

RÉUNION – Country Information

Population:
Réunion has a population of 859,959 as of 2020.

Size:
2,510 sq km / 969 sq mi (similar size to Rhode Island)

Capital City:
The capital, Saint-Denis, lies wedged between the ocean and a mountain on the north coast of the island.

Ethnic Groups:
50% Réunionaise
25% French
20% Tamil
5% Chinese, East African, South Asian, and Malagasy

Religion:
86% Roman Catholic
Buddism
Hinduism
Islam
Chinese Folk Religion

Languages:
French (official)
Creole (common)

Geography:
Réunion consists of a beautiful coastline, mountains with peaks over 9,000 ft, such as Piton des Neiges that summits at 10,069 feet, as well as an active volcano, Piton de la Fournaise.

Economy:
Réunion’s economy is mostly based on sugar. They also grow vanilla, fruits and vegetables, and tobacco. The main exports are sugar and sugar by-products such as molasses and rum.

Interesting Fact:
For the last ten years the Piton de la Fournaise, an active volcano in Réunion, has erupted every nine months.

Important Facts:
Réunion was colonized by France until 1946. It became an overseas department of France which made the Réunionaise people full citizens of France.

Click on the map above to see additional information concerning this country from nationsonline.org.

PRAISE & REVIVAL REPORTS – August 2020

GABON We praise the Lord that He has blessed us to be able to finish construction of the Bible School. LIBERIA We praise the Lord  He is still saving souls in the mist of this pandemic of COVID - 19. Fifty-two (52) people were baptized and forty-three (43) people...
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