Caluyanon

The speakers of this language are found on the Caluya Islands of Antique Province in the Western Visayas Region. Many Caluyanon speakers use Hiligaynon as their second language. Hiligaynon is the everyday language of Antiquenos, although they are also fluent in Tagalog, English and some other Visayan language. According to a recent survey, around 30,000 people speak Caluyanon.

Caluya Island is famous for its white and pinkish beaches, different kinds of edible seaweeds and coconut crabs, and a very exotic marine life.

 

Sources:
ExploreIloilo.com, http://www.exploreiloilo.com/
AllWords.com, http://www.allwords.com/
Ethnologue, http://www.ethnologue.com/

 

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