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Panama
Panama

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
name

Name

Geographic Location
Location:

    Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica.

Border countries:

    Colombia 225 km, Costa Rica 330 km.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

3,039,150 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6%

Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%.

Languages Spoken:

Spanish (official), English 14%; note - many Panamanians bilingual.

Literacy:
male: 93.2%
female: 91.9% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Panama

Number of provinces

9 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia) and 1 territory* (comarca); Bocas del Toro, Chiriqui, Cocle, Colon, Darien, Herrera, Los Santos, Panama, San Blas*(Kuna Yala), and Veraguas.

Universities go here.

Panama


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