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Dominican-Republic
Dominican-Republic

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:

    Caribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti

Border countries:

    Haiti 360 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

8,950,034 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: white 16%, black 11%, mixed 73%

Religions: Roman Catholic 95% .

Languages Spoken:

Spanish

Literacy:
male:84.6%
female: 84.8% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Santo Domingo

Number of provinces

31 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia) and 1 district* (distrito); Azua, Baoruco, Barahona, Dajabon, Distrito Nacional*, Duarte, Elias Pina, El Seibo, Espaillat, Hato Mayor, Independencia, La Altagracia, La Romana, La Vega, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Monsenor Nouel, Monte Cristi, Monte Plata, Pedernales, Peravia, Puerto Plata, Salcedo, Samana, Sanchez Ramirez, San Cristobal, San Jose de Ocoa, San Juan, San Pedro de Macoris, Santiago, Santiago Rodriguez, Santo Domingo, Valverde

Universities go here.

Dominican-Republic


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