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Bahamas
Bahamas

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:

    Caribbean, chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba

Border countries:

    Maritime claims:
    territorial sea: 12 nm
    exclusive economic zone: 200 nm.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

301,790

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: black 85%, white 12%, Asian and Hispanic 3%

Religions: Baptist 35.4%, Anglican 15.1%, Roman Catholic 13.5%, Pentecostal 8.1%, Church of God 4.8%, Methodist 4.2%, other Christian 15.2%, none or unspecified 2.9%, other 0.8% (2000 census)

Languages Spoken:

English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)

Literacy:
male: 94.7%
female: 96.5% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    : Nassau

Number of provinces

P21 districts; Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Exuma, Freeport, Fresh Creek, Governor's Harbour, Green Turtle Cay, Harbour Island, High Rock, Inagua, Kemps Bay, Long Island, Marsh Harbour, Mayaguana, New Providence, Nichollstown and Berry Islands, Ragged Island, Rock Sound, Sandy Point, San Salvador and Rum Cay

Universities go here.

Bahamas


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