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Uruguay
Uruguay

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:

    Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil.

Border countries:

    Argentina 579 km, Brazil 985 km.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

3,415,920 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian (practically nonexistent)

Religions: Roman Catholic 66% (less than half of the adult population attends church regularly), Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, nonprofessing or other 31% .

Languages Spoken:

Spanish, Portunol, or Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier).

Literacy:
male: 97.6%
female: 98.4% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Montevideo

Number of provinces

19 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento); Artigas, Canelones, Cerro Largo, Colonia, Durazno, Flores, Florida, Lavalleja, Maldonado, Montevideo, Paysandu, Rio Negro, Rivera, Rocha, Salto, San Jose, Soriano, Tacuarembo, Treinta y Tres.

Universities go here.

Uruguay


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