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Bangladesh
Bangladesh

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, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India

Border countries:

    Burma 193 km, India 4,053 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

144,319,628 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Bengali 98%, tribal groups, non-Bengali Muslims (1998)

Religions: Muslim 83%, Hindu 16%, other 1% (1998)

Languages Spoken:

Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English

Literacy:
male:53.9%
female: 31.8% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Dhaka

Number of provinces

6 divisions; Barisal, Chittagong, Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi, and Sylhet

Universities go here.

Bangladesh


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