Tausug

Language name and Autonym:
Taw Sug, Bahasa Sug, Moro Joloano, Sinug, Suluk, Tausog
Location:
Jolo (Sulu Archipelago), Palawan Island, Basilan Island, Zamboanga City. Also in Indonesia (Kalimantan) and Sabah, Malaysia.
Family:
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian
Approximate Number of Speakers:
1,100,000
Population total all countries:
1,300,000
Status:
Stable

 

 

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