Bicolano, Central

Language name and Autonym:
Bikol
Location:
Luzon – Camarines Norte and Sur, south Catanduanes, north of Albay Sorsogon, Naga City and Leaspi City
Family:
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian
Related languages:
Naga, Legaspi
Approximate Number of Speakers:
2,500,000 (1990 census)
4,583,034 all Bikol languages (2000 census)
Status:
Stable

 

 

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