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“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Martinican of Canada


People Group Info

Total Population: 1,415

ROP3 Code: 105729
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Afro-Caribbean, Anglophone
Language: French - (fra)
Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic
Country of Origin: France

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Majority Located Where

  Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 1,415

  Montreal (Laval), QC - 810

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Brief Profile

The Martinican people originated from Martinique, an insular region of France located in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Most of Martinique's population is descended from enslaved Africans brought to work on sugar plantations during the colonial era, generally mixed with some French, Amerindian (Carib people), Indo-Martiniquais (of Tamil origin).

They speak French and also some speak Martiniquan Creole, a form of Antillean Creole closely related to the varieties spoken in neighboring English-speaking islands of Saint Lucia and Dominica. Their culture is a blend of French and Caribbean culture.

The majority of Martinican are Roman Catholic with a small percentage adhering to either Hindu, Protestant, African belief systems, Judaism, or being non-religious.

Prayer Points

  • Pray God will reveal via dreams and messengers of the Gospel that Jesus Christ is the free gift of God's grace and the one and only Savior for all mankind.
  • Pray Christians will intentionally become friends and share Christ both in word and deed with the Mauritanian people.


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Bible - French
The Biblica translation of the Bible for the French language.

Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
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Country City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
CanadaTorontoToronto (Mississauga, Brampton)ON1,415
United StatesMontréalMontreal (Laval)QC810



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