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Tonga
Tonga

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:

    Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand.

Border countries:

    territorial sea: 12 nm exclusive economic zone: 200 nm continental shelf: 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

112,422 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Polynesian, Europeans about 300

Religions: Christian (Free Wesleyan Church claims over 30,000 adherents).

Languages Spoken:

Tongan, English.

Literacy:
male: 98.8%
female: 99% (1996 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Nuku'alofa

Number of provinces

3 island groups; Ha'apai, Tongatapu, Vava'u.

Universities go here.

Tonga


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