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Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands

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:

    Oceania, group of atolls and reefs in the North Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia.

Border countries:

    territorial sea: 12 nm
    contiguous zone: 24 nm
    exclusive economic zone: 200 nm.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

59,071 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Micronesian

Religions: Protestant 54.8%, Assembly of God 25.8%, Roman Catholic 8.4%, Bukot nan Jesus 2.8%, Mormon 2.1%, other Christian 3.6%, other 1%, none 1.5% (1999 census).

Languages Spoken:

Marshallese 98.2%, other languages 1.8% (1999 census)
note: English widely spoken as a second language;
both Marshallese and English are official languages .

Literacy:
male: 93.6%
female: 93.7% (1999)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Majuro

Number of provinces

33 municipalities; Ailinginae, Ailinglaplap, Ailuk, Arno, Aur, Bikar, Bikini, Bokak, Ebon, Enewetak, Erikub, Jabat, Jaluit, Jemo, Kili, Kwajalein, Lae, Lib, Likiep, Majuro, Maloelap, Mejit, Mili, Namorik, Namu, Rongelap, Rongrik, Toke, Ujae, Ujelang, Utirik, Wotho, Wotje.

Universities go here.

Marshall Islands


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