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Barbados
Barbados

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:

    Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela

Border countries:

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

Cultural Demographics
Population:

279,254 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: black 90%, white 4%, Asian and mixed 6%

Religions: Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, other 12%

Languages Spoken:

English

Literacy:
male: 99.7%
female: 99.7% (2002 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Bridgetown

Number of provinces

11 parishes; Christ Church, Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint James, Saint John, Saint Joseph, Saint Lucy, Saint Michael, Saint Peter, Saint Philip, Saint Thomas; note - the city of Bridgetown may be given parish status

Universities go here.

Barbados


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