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The Del Norte Colony was founded in 1980 by settlers from the Santa Rita and [[Nord Colony, Mexico|Nord]] colonies in Mexico. It is located approximately 150 km (95 mi.) northeast of Santa Cruz, east of the Rio Grande River, and adjacent to [[Valle Esperanza Colony (Bolivia) |Valle Esperanza]] colony. Its people belong to an [[Old Colony Mennonites|Old Colony Mennonite]] congregation led in 1986 by bishop Ben Wider. The population of this colony in 1986 was 400 inhabitants, of whom 143 were church members.   
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The Del Norte Colony was founded in 1980 by settlers from the Santa Rita and [[Nord Colony, Mexico|Nord]] colonies in Mexico. It is located approximately 150 km (95 mi.) northeast of Santa Cruz, east of the Rio Grande River, and adjacent to [[Valle Esperanza Colony (Bolivia) |Valle Esperanza]] colony. Its people belong to an [[Old Colony Mennonites|Old Colony Mennonite]] congregation led in 1986 by bishop Ben Wider. The population of this colony in 1986 was 400 inhabitants, of whom 143 were church members.
 
 
 
 
 
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The Del Norte Colony was founded in 1980 by settlers from the Santa Rita and Nord colonies in Mexico. It is located approximately 150 km (95 mi.) northeast of Santa Cruz, east of the Rio Grande River, and adjacent to Valle Esperanza colony. Its people belong to an Old Colony Mennonite congregation led in 1986 by bishop Ben Wider. The population of this colony in 1986 was 400 inhabitants, of whom 143 were church members.


Author(s) Isbrand Hiebert
Date Published 1987


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Hiebert, Isbrand. "Norte Colony, Del, Bolivia." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1987. Web. 20 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Norte_Colony,_Del,_Bolivia&oldid=76422.

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Hiebert, Isbrand. (1987). Norte Colony, Del, Bolivia. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Norte_Colony,_Del,_Bolivia&oldid=76422.




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