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Ecuador
Ecuador

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:

    Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru

Border countries:

    Colombia 590 km, Peru 1,420 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

13,363,593 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 65%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish and others 7%, black 3%

Religions: Roman Catholic 95%, other 5%

Languages Spoken:

Spanish (official), Amerindian languages (especially Quechua)

Literacy:
male:94%
female: 91% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Quito

Number of provinces

22 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia); Azuay, Bolivar, Canar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Galapagos, Guayas, Imbabura, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Pichincha, Sucumbios, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chinchipe

Universities go here.

Ecuador


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