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Ghana
Ghana

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:

    22 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento); Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, Chiquimula, El Progreso, Escuintla, Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Peten, Quetzaltenango, Quiche, Retalhuleu, Sacatepequez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Solola, Suchitepequez, Totonicapan, Zacapa

Border countries:

    Burkina Faso 549 km, Cote d'Ivoire 668 km, Togo 877 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

21,029,853

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: black African 98.5% (major tribes - Akan 44%, Moshi-Dagomba 16%, Ewe 13%, Ga 8%, Gurma 3%, Yoruba 1%), European and other 1.5% (1998)

Religions: Christian 63%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 21%

Languages Spoken:

English (official), African languages (including Akan, Moshi-Dagomba, Ewe, and Ga) .

Literacy:
male: 82.7%
female: 67.1% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Accra

Number of provinces

10 regions; Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Greater Accra, Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Volta, Western

Universities go here.

Ghana


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