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Yemen
Yemen

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 Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Border countries:

    Oman 288 km, Saudi Arabia 1,458 km.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

20,727,063 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: predominantly Arab; but also Afro-Arab, South Asians, Europeans

Religions: Muslim including Shaf'i (Sunni) and Zaydi (Shi'a), small numbers of Jewish, Christian, and Hindu.

Languages Spoken:

Arabic.

Literacy:
male: 70.5%
female: 30% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Sanaa

Number of provinces

19 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Abyan, 'Adan, Ad Dali', Al Bayda', Al Hudaydah, Al Jawf, Al Mahrah, Al Mahwit, 'Amran, Dhamar, Hadramawt, Hajjah, Ibb, Lahij, Ma'rib, Sa'dah, San'a', Shabwah, Ta'izz.

Universities go here.

Yemen


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