Kagayanen

Language name and Autonym:
Cagayano, Kagay-anen, Kinagayanen
Location:
Palawan Province, Cagayan Island, between Negros and Palawan;
Palawan coastal communities; south Palawan, Balabac island, Quezon and Rizal communities; north Palawan, Busuanga region, Coron Municipality
Family:
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian
Approximate Number of Speakers:
30,000 (2007 SIL)
Ethnic population:
25,000
Status:
Stable