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Angola
Angola

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
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Geographic Location
Location:

    Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo

Border countries:

    Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,511 km (of which 225 km is the boundary of discontiguous Cabinda Province), Republic of the Congo 201 km, Namibia 1,376 km, Zambia 1,110 km .

Cultural Demographics
Population:

11,190,786 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%

Religions: indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 est.)

Languages Spoken:

Portuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages

Literacy:
male: 82.1%
female: 53.8% (2001 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Luanda

Number of provinces

18 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia); Bengo, Benguela, Bie, Cabinda, Cuando Cubango, Cuanza Norte, Cuanza Sul, Cunene, Huambo, Huila, Luanda, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Malanje, Moxico, Namibe, Uige, Zaire

Universities go here.

Angola


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