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Equatorial Guinea is a mission field of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is one of the five missions that make up the Central African Union Mission, which in turn is part of the West-Central Africa Division.

Erunmu was the first town in which the first missionary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to Nigeria, David C. Babcock, settled when he came to the country on March 7, 1914.

The Seventh-day Adventist faith was first brought to the Faroe Islands by Norwegian born O. J. Rost Olsen in 1893.

Fiji consists of approximately 330 islands in the mid-South Pacific Ocean, the largest being Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.

​French Polynesia consists of approximately 130 islands scattered in the central South Pacific Ocean. The main groups are the Marquesas Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, the Gambier Islands, the Tubuai Islands, and the Society Islands.

Gabon is a mission field of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Gabon Mission is one of the five missions that make up the Central African Union Mission

​Eastern Orthodox Georgia has been deeply influenced by Christianity in culture, history, and worldview. Adventist mission came into it a century and more ago, on the heels of older Protestant missions.

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa, bordered by the Gulf of Guinea, Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Togo to the east. The origins of the Adventist presence in Ghana can be traced to literary evangelism back in the 1860s.

The Adventist message was originally brought to Greenland by fishermen from the Faroe Islands. In 1953 an Adventist named Andreas Nielsen from Denmark began evangelism in Greenland.

The first Seventh-day Adventist missionaries arrived in Grenada in 1892, and the Seventh-day Adventist Church has become the largest Protestant denomination in the island country.

Guyana (formerly British Guiana) is a country on the northern coastline of South America bordering the Atlantic Ocean.

Honduras is located in the north-central part of Central America. Elizabeth Elwin de Gauterau was one of the first Adventist converts from Honduras in the late 1880s.

​Adventist presence in Ile-Ife started as far back as 1937, when Pastor William McClement from Northern Ireland, who was then the leader of missionary work in Western Nigeria, had an encounter with the Ooni of Ife, His Royal Majesty, Sir Titus Adesoji Aderemi. Since Oba Aderemi came to the throne in 1930, he had been calling for collaboration with anyone who was ready to assist him in the development of Ile-Ife.

Iran was first entered by Seventh-day Adventists in 1911, when Frank F. Oster and Henry Dirksen (both Americans) went there from Germany and settled in Rezayeh (Urmia) in northwestern Iran near the Turkish border. There they worked among the many Armenian and Nestorian Christians living in the area.

​The modern Republic of Iraq occupies most of the region the ancient Greeks called Mesopotamia, the “Land between Rivers,” referring to the Euphrates and Tigris river valleys and the plain stretching between them. Similar terms are found in other languages, including the Arabic (بَيْن ٱلنَّهْرَيْن‎‎ Bain al-Nahrain). The geographic region became a political one after World War I, with the formation of an Arabic-speaking state, the kingdom of Iraq.

Jamaica is an island in the Caribbean Sea about 146 miles long and 51 miles at its widest.

The Kaigat Dispersal of 1941 occurred when pioneer Adventists at the Kaigat Adventist Church in northern Nandi decided to relocate to other parts of Nandi, carrying with them the Adventist message to their place of settlement.

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is a sovereign state in Oceania. Kiribati straddles the equator in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The first Sabbath schools were officially established in the late 1940s, and the first Seventh-day Adventist church in 1954.

​The Seventh-day Adventist message was introduced into Korea shortly after the turn of the century. The Korean Conference was organized in 1917.

The state of Kuwait is a small emirate located on the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, nestled between Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. The Adventist work in Kuwait began in the early 1950s through Voice of Prophecy (VOP) broadcasts.