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Gambia
Gambia

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, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal

Border countries:

    Senegal 740 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

1,593,256 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: African 99% (Mandinka 42%, Fula 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, other 4%), non-African 1%

Religions: Muslim 90%, Christian 9%, indigenous beliefs 1%

Languages Spoken:

English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars

Literacy:
male: 47.8%
female: 32.8% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Banjul

Number of provinces

5 divisions and 1 city*; Banjul*, Central River, Lower River, North Bank, Upper River, Western

Universities go here.

Gambia


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