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Belize
Belize

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:

    Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico

Border countries:

    Guatemala 266 km, Mexico 250 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

279,457 (July 2005 est.)

Culture:

Ethnic groups: mestizo 48.7%, Creole 24.9%, Maya 10.6%, Garifuna 6.1%, other 9.7%

Religions: Roman Catholic 49.6%, Protestant 27% (Pentecostal 7.4%, Anglican 5.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 5.2%, Mennonite 4.1%, Methodist 3.5%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.5%), other 14%, none 9.4% (2000) .

Languages Spoken:

English (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib), Creole .

Literacy:
male:94.1%
female: 94.1% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Belmopan

Number of provinces

6 districts; Belize, Cayo, Corozal, Orange Walk, Stann Creek, Toledo

Universities go here.

Belize


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