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Afghanistan
Afghanistan

The World Language Process program of the UNKOMMON Foundation is proposing a World Conference / Congress on the subject of a Universal Auxiliary Language.

We would like to have participants from every country in the world including individuals from as many languages possible.

As people agree to participate we hope to update these web pages.

Persons the WLP Proposes to Participate
name

Name

Geographic Location
Location:

    Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran

    647,500 sq km
    slightly smaller than Texas

Border countries:

    China 76 km
    Iran 936 km
    Pakistan 2,430 km
    Tajikistan 1,206 km
    Turkmenistan 744 km
    Uzbekistan 137 km
(landlocked)
Cultural Demographics
Population:

32,738,376 (July 2008 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Pashtun 42%, Tajik 27%, Hazara 9%, Uzbek 9%, Aimak 4%, Turkmen 3%, Baloch 2%, other 4%

Religions: Sunni Muslim 80%, Shi'a Muslim 19%, other 1%

Languages Spoken:

Afghan Persian or Dari (official) 50%
Pashto (official) 35%
Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen) 11%
30 minor languages (primarily Balochi and Pashai) 4%
much bilingualism

Literacy:
male: 43.1%
female: 12.6% (2000 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Kabul

34 provinces

(velayat)

Badakhshan, Badghis, Baghlan, Balkh, Bamian, Daykondi, Farah, Faryab, Ghazni, Ghowr, Helmand, Herat, Jowzjan, Kabol, Kandahar, Kapisa, Khowst, Konar, Kondoz, Laghman, Lowgar, Nangarhar, Nimruz, Nurestan, Oruzgan, Paktia, Paktika, Panjshir, Parvan, Samangan, Sar-e Pol, Takhar, Vardak, Zabol

University of Afghanistan.com UniversityofAfghanistan founded in 2006 to provide effective and affordable training for everyone, especially the disadvantaged, in information technology,

www.universityofafghanistan.com/

Kabul University Street address: Jamal Mina, Kabul, Kabul Province, Afghanistan Telephone: 93 (0) 20 250 0326. www.culturalprofiles.net/Afghanistan/Units/313.html

American University of Afghanistan :: Inside Higher Ed :: Higher ... The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is the country’s only private, not-for-profit institution of higher education. Opened in 2006, AUAF seeks to ... www.insidehighered.com/profiles/american_university_of_afg

Afghanistan


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