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​Republic of Niger is a developing and landlocked country in West Africa which covers 1,267,000 square kilometers.

​Reunion Island is located in the south-western part of the Indian Ocean. The first Adventists came to the island in 1931.

​Romania is a European country, and a member of the European Union, situated in the southeast of central Europe. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometers and a population of 22,170,000 as of 2019. The country is bounded by the Republic of Moldova and the Black Sea to the east, Ukraine to the north, Hungary to the northwest, Serbia to the southwest, and Bulgaria to the south. The territory is almost evenly divided between mountains, hills, and plains, spread symmetrically from the Carpathian Mountains, with elevations of more than 2,500 meters. One of the main European rivers, the Danube, travels some 1,075 kilometers through or along Romanian territory. The climate is temperate continental.

​Russia is a country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia, which for most of the twentieth century was part of the communist Soviet Union. Today, aside from other Christians, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has a small representation in the country.

Rwanda is a republic in east-central Africa. It is one of the countries that comprise the East-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

The territory of the Sabah Mission encompasses the Malaysian state of Sabah and the Malaysian Federal Territory of Labuan.

Western Samoa, as distinct from American Samoa, was a German protectorate until the outbreak of World War I when New Zealand occupied the group. New Zealand continued to administer the islands as a trust territory until 1962, when the country became independent. In 1997 the word “Western” was dropped from its name. It is a Polynesian nation in the South Pacific Ocean consisting of two main islands, Savai’i and Upolu. Seventh-day Adventists hold approximately 5 percent of the population.

The Seventh-day Adventist missionary work started in the country in 1951 when the first missionaries, Robert Erdmann and his family, came to settle in Senegal.

The Solomon Islands are a double chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean.

The Republic of South Africa is one of the countries that constitute the territory of the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

The history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Sudan goes back as far as 1892 when the General Conference voted to send a missionary to Sudan. However, at the time Sudan was partitioned between the Christian denominations that entered the country ahead of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This early attempt failed because there was no space left to be allocated to the Adventist Church. The second attempt to enter Sudan was during the leadership of Neil C. Wilson when he was president of the Nile Union Mission. According to the magazine the Columbia Union Visitor, in 1950 Neil C. Wilson “was elected President of the Nile Union Mission, comprising Egypt, Sudan, Aden, and the Arabian Peninsula.”

The Sultanate of Oman is an independent monarchy on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

Not very much has been recorded about the earliest beginnings of the Adventist work in Syria. It is reported that in 1893 four people became Seventh-day Adventists in Aleppo during a visit there by Zadour G. Baharian, the pioneer Adventist worker in Turkey. However, it was decades later when regular work was established in the present boundaries of Syria.

​The work of the SDA Church in Tanzania is organized under two unions, Northern Tanzania Union Conference with headquarters in Arusha, and Southern Tanzania Union Mission with headquarters in Dar es Salaam.

​Introduction of the Adventist message in Togo began in 1959 with the arrival of a European literature evangelist named Georges Vaysse who had come from Ghana to Togo and Benin to distribute pamphlets and Christian books.

A part of the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Tokelau is within the administrative area of the Samoa-Tokelau Mission in the Trans Pacific Union Mission. With a population of only around 1500 people living on three Pacific coral atolls, Tokelau is one of the smallest and most remote nations in the world, located approximately 500 kilometers north of Samoa.

Tonga is a Polynesian kingdom of approximately 170 islands divided into three main groups—Tongatapu in the south, the Ha’apai group in the center, and the Vava’u group in the north.

Tunisia, officially the Republic of Tunisia, is the northernmost country in Africa. The history of the Adventist church in Tunisia began in 1928 when it was organized as part of the Mission and Services in Trans-Mediterranean Countries.

​The Turks and Caicos Islands is a British Overseas Territory in the West Indies, located south of the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean.

Tuvalu is an attached district of the Trans-Pacific Union Mission of the South Pacific Division. Its headquarters are on Funafuti Island, Tuvalu.