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Cape Verde
Cape Verde

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:

    Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal

Border countries:

    territorial sea: 12 nm

Cultural Demographics
Population:

418,224 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Creole (mulatto) 71%, African 28%, European 1%

Religions: Roman Catholic (infused with indigenous beliefs); Protestant (mostly Church of the Nazarene)

Languages Spoken:

Portuguese, Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words

Literacy:
male:85.8%
female: 69.2% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Praia

Number of provinces

17 municipalities (concelhos, singular - concelho); Boa Vista, Brava, Maio, Mosteiros, Paul, Praia, Porto Novo, Ribeira Grande, Sal, Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz, Sao Domingos, Sao Filipe, Sao Miguel, Sao Nicolau, Sao Vicente, Tarrafal

Universities go here.

Cape Verde


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