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Eritrea
Eritrea

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:

    Eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan

Border countries:

    Djibouti 109 km, Ethiopia 912 km, Sudan 605 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

4,561,599 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: ethnic Tigrinya 50%, Tigre and Kunama 40%, Afar 4%, Saho (Red Sea coast dwellers) 3%, other 3%

Religions: Muslim, Coptic Christian, Roman Catholic, Protestant

Languages Spoken:

Afar, Arabic, Tigre and Kunama, Tigrinya, other Cushitic languages

Literacy:
male: 69.9%
female: 47.6% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Asmara

Number of provinces

6 regions (zobatat, singular - zoba); Anseba, Debub (Southern), Debubawi K'eyih Bahri (Southern Red Sea), Gash Barka, Ma'akel (Central), Semenawi Keyih Bahri (Northern Red Sea)

Universities go here.

Eritrea


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