Santa Clara Colony (Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia)

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Santa Clara was a Mennonite colony founded in 1994 in the Santa Cruz Department in Bolivia. In 2020 the population of the colony was estimated at approximately 501 to 1,000 individuals and the land area comprised of 7,800 hectares. The colonists came primarily from Sommerfeld (Bolivia).

Bibliography

Le Polain de Waroux, Yann, Janice Neumann, Anna O’Driscoll and Kerstin Schreiber. “Pious pioneers: the expansion of Mennonite colonies in Latin America.” Journal of Land Use Science 16, no. 1 (2021): 1-17.


Author(s) Samuel Boucher
Date Published June 2023

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Boucher, Samuel. "Santa Clara Colony (Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. June 2023. Web. 25 Jul 2024. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Santa_Clara_Colony_(Santa_Cruz_Department,_Bolivia)&oldid=176017.

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Boucher, Samuel. (June 2023). Santa Clara Colony (Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 July 2024, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Santa_Clara_Colony_(Santa_Cruz_Department,_Bolivia)&oldid=176017.




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