Population: 93 million
Oficial Languages: Filipino, English
Some Major Languages: Tagalog, Bikol, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hyligainon, Pampangan, Pangasinan, Waray-waray
Other Languages: more than 160 throughout the 7000 islands!!
The languages of the Philippines
More than 160 languages are spoken throughout the 7000 islands of the Philippines. However, many of these languages remain undescribed, click here to see a quick presentation about the state of art of the documentation of Philippine Languages, by linguist Hsiu Chuan Liao.
Click here or on the map to see the languages. The map has been created by Muturzikin, a very interesting project of linguistic cartography.