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Bolivia
Bolivia

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:

    Central South America, southwest of Brazil

Border countries:

    Argentina 832 km, Brazil 3,400 km, Chile 861 km, Paraguay 750 km, Peru 900 km

(landlocked)
Cultural Demographics
Population:

8,857,870 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Quechua 30%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 30%, Aymara 25%, white 15%

Religions: Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant (Evangelical Methodist) 5%

Languages Spoken:

Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara (official)

Literacy:
male: 93.1%
female: 81.6% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    La Paz (seat of government); Sucre (legal capital and seat of judiciary)

Number of provinces

9 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento); Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Beni, La Paz, Oruro, Pando, Potosi, Santa Cruz, Tarija

Universities go here.

Bolivia


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