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Paraguay
Paraguay

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 South America, northeast of Argentina.

Border countries:

    Argentina 1,880 km, Bolivia 750 km, Brazil 1,290 km.

    (landlocked)

Cultural Demographics
Population:

6,347,884 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Spanish and Amerindian) 95%, other 5%

Religions: Roman Catholic 90%, Mennonite and other Protestant 10%.

Languages Spoken:

Spanish (official), Guarani (official).

Literacy:
male: 94.9%
female: 93% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Asuncion

Number of provinces

17 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento) and 1 capital city*; Alto Paraguay, Alto Parana, Amambay, Asuncion*, Boqueron, Caaguazu, Caazapa, Canindeyu, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Guaira, Itapua, Misiones, Neembucu, Paraguari, Presidente Hayes, San Pedro.

Universities go here.

Paraguay


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