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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.

​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.

Lord Howe Island is situated in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand, 600 kilometres (370 miles) directly east of mainland Port Macquarie, New South Wales and 780 kilometres (480 miles) northeast of Sydney. It has an area of 14.55 square kilometres (5.62 square miles).

The Republic of Madagascar is the largest territory of the Indian Ocean Union Conference within the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

Mali is a country in the West-Central African Division that first received the Adventist message in 1978 and is under the Mali Mission church administrative unit.

Mexico is a country that is situated at the southern end of North America. In 1899 the General Conference sent a group of missionaries, under the leadership of Pastor G. W. Caviness, to Mexico City to establish the work of the Adventist Church in the capital of the republic.

​Morocco is the most western country of North Africa and is known as the Maghreb or the “Arab West.” Its first exposure to Seventh-day Adventists began in the city of Casablanca in 1925.