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Lebanon
Lebanon

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:

    Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria

Border countries:

    Israel 79 km, Syria 375 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

3,826,018 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Arab 95%, Armenian 4%, other 1%

Religions: Muslim 59.7% (Shi'a, Sunni, Druze, Isma'ilite, Alawite or Nusayri), Christian 39% (Maronite Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Melkite Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic, Armenian Catholic, Syrian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Chaldean, Assyrian, Copt, Protestant), other 1.3% note: seventeen religious sects recognized

Languages Spoken:

Arabic (official), French, English, Armenian

Literacy:
male: 93.1%
female: 82.2% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Beirut

Number of provinces

6 governorates (mohafazat, singular - mohafazah); Beyrouth, Beqaa, Liban-Nord, Liban-Sud, Mont-Liban, Nabatiye

Universities go here.

Lebanon


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