Christian Churches in non Christian countries
WHS sites situated in a non Christian country yet consisting of, or including as a significant element of the inscribed area, an "operational" Christian religious building ("Non-Christian country" is defined as having less than 5% of population as Christian - see link).
The connection belongs to Religion and Belief connections.
- Armenian Monastic Ensembles: (Iran <2%. Elsewhere stated as .4%)
- Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan": Jordan has 2.2% Christians (CIA World Factbook)
- Bethlehem: Christians comprise less than 4% of Palestinians living within the borders of former Mandate Palestine today. They are approximately 4% of the West Bank population, less than 1% in Gaza, and nearly 10% of Israel's Palestinian population. (wiki)
- Churches and Convents of Goa: (India 2.3%)
- Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region: Japan, 1.5%
- Old City of Jerusalem: Holy Sepulchre (Israel 2.3%)
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Christian Churches in non Christian countries?
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