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Liberia
Liberia

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:

    Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone

Border countries:

    Guinea 563 km, Cote d'Ivoire 716 km, Sierra Leone 306 km

Cultural Demographics
Population:

3,482,211 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: indigenous African tribes 95% (including Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, Dei, Bella, Mandingo, and Mende), Americo-Liberians 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the US who had been slaves), Congo People 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the Caribbean who had been slaves)

Religions: indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 40%, Muslim 20%

Languages Spoken:

English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages, of which a few can be written and are used in correspondence.

Literacy:
male: 73.3%
female: 41.6% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Monrovia

Number of provinces

15 counties; Bomi, Bong, Gbarpolu, Grand Bassa, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Gedeh, Grand Kru, Lofa, Margibi, Maryland, Montserrado, Nimba, River Cess, River Gee, Sinoe

Universities go here.

Liberia


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