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Bahrain
Bahrain

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:

    Middle East, archipelago in the Persian Gulf, east of Saudi Arabia

Border countries:

    Maritime claims:
    territorial sea: 12 nm
    contiguous zone: 24 nm
    continental shelf: extending to boundaries to be determined .

Cultural Demographics
Population:

688,345 note: includes 235,108 non-nationals (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Bahraini 62.4%, non-Bahraini 37.6% (2001 census)

Religions: Muslim (Shi'a and Sunni) 81.2%, Christian 9%, other 9.8% (2001 census)

Languages Spoken:

Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu

Literacy:
male: 91.9%
female: 85% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Manama

Number of provinces

12 municipalities (manatiq, singular - mintaqah); Al Hadd, Al Manamah, Al Mintaqah al Gharbiyah, Al Mintaqah al Wusta, Al Mintaqah ash Shamaliyah, Al Muharraq, Ar Rifa' wa al Mintaqah al Janubiyah, Jidd Hafs, Madinat Hamad, Madinat 'Isa, Juzur Hawar, Sitrah

Universities go here.

Bahrain


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