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United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates

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:

    Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Border countries:

    Oman 410 km, Saudi Arabia 457 km.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

2,563,212

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Emirati 19%, other Arab and Iranian 23%, South Asian 50%, other expatriates (includes Westerners and East Asians) 8% (1982) note: less than 20% are UAE citizens (1982)

Religions: Muslim 96% (Shi'a 16%), Christian, Hindu, and other 4%

Languages Spoken:

Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu.

Literacy:
male: male literacy goes here
female: 81.7% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Abu Dhabi

Number of provinces

7 emirates (imarat, singular - imarah); Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi), 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah (Sharjah), Dubayy (Dubai), Ra's al Khaymah, Umm al Qaywayn.

Universities go here.

United Arab Emirates


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