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Kenya
Kenya

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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Name

Geographic Location
Location:

    Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania

Border countries:

    Ethiopia 861 km, Somalia 682 km, Sudan 232 km, Tanzania 769 km, Uganda 933 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

33,829,590

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Kikuyu 22%, Luhya 14%, Luo 13%, Kalenjin 12%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 6%, other African 15%, non-African (Asian, European, and Arab) 1%

Religions: Protestant 45%, Roman Catholic 33%, indigenous beliefs 10%, Muslim 10%, other 2% note: a large majority of Kenyans are Christian, but estimates for the percentage of the population that adheres to Islam or indigenous beliefs vary widely

Languages Spoken:

English (official), Kiswahili (official), numerous indigenous languages

Literacy:
male: 90.6%
female: 79.7% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Nairobi

Number of provinces

7 provinces and 1 area*; Central, Coast, Eastern, Nairobi Area*, North Eastern, Nyanza, Rift Valley, Western

Universities go here.

Kenya


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