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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:

    Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia.

Border countries:

    territorial sea: 3 nm exclusive fishing zone: within and beyond territorial sea, as defined in treaties and practice.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

4,425,720 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Chinese 76.8%, Malay 13.9%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4% (2000 census)

Religions: Buddhist 42.5%, Muslim 14.9%, Taoist 8.5%, Hindu 4%, Catholic 4.8%, other Christian 9.8%, other 0.7%, none 14.8% (2000 census).

Languages Spoken:

Mandarin 35%, English 23%, Malay 14.1%, Hokkien 11.4%, Cantonese 5.7%, Teochew 4.9%, Tamil 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 1.8%, other 0.9% (2000 census).

Literacy:
male: 96.6%
female: 88.6% (2002)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Singapore

Number of provinces

none

Universities go here.

Singapore


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