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Kuwait
Kuwait

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:

    Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Border countries:

    Iraq 240 km, Saudi Arabia 222 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

2,335,648

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Kuwaiti 45%, other Arab 35%, South Asian 9%, Iranian 4%, other 7%

Religions: Muslim 85% (Sunni 70%, Shi'a 30%), Christian, Hindu, Parsi, and other 15%

Languages Spoken:

Arabic (official), English widely spoken

Literacy:
male: 85.1%
female: 81.7% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Kuwait

Number of provinces

5 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Al Ahmadi, Al Farwaniyah, Al 'Asimah, Al Jahra', Hawalli

Universities go here.

Kuwait


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