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Togo
Togo

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:

    Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana.

Border countries:

    Benin 644 km, Burkina Faso 126 km, Ghana 877 km.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

5,681,519 Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: native African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) 99%, European and Syrian-Lebanese less than 1%

Religions: indigenous beliefs 51%, Christian 29%, Muslim 20% .

Languages Spoken:

French (official and the language of commerce), Ewe and Mina (the two major African languages in the south), Kabye (sometimes spelled Kabiye) and Dagomba (the two major African languages in the north).

Literacy:
male: 75.4%
female: 46.9% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Lome

Number of provinces

5 regions (regions, singular - region); Kara, Plateaux, Savanes, Centrale, Maritime.

Universities go here.

Togo


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