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Cyprus
Cyprus

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:

    Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey

Border countries:

    Akrotiri 47.4 km, Dhekelia NA

Cultural Demographics
Population:

780,133 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Greek 77%, Turkish 18%, other 5% (2001)

Religions: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and other 4%

Languages Spoken:

Greek, Turkish, English

Literacy:
male:98.9%
female: 96.3% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Nicosia

Number of provinces

6 districts; Famagusta, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Limassol, Nicosia, Paphos; note - Turkish Cypriot area's administrative divisions include Kyrenia, all but a small part of Famagusta, and small parts of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and Larnaca

Universities go here.

Cyprus


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