Yakan

Language name and Autonym:
Yacan
Location:
Sulu Archipelago, Basilan Island and small surrounding islands, Sakol Island, east coast of Zamboanga peninsula, western Mindanao. Also in Malaysia (Sabah)
Family:
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian
Approximate Number of Speakers:
106,000 in Philippines (1990 census)
Population total all countries:
107,000
Status:
Stable

 

 

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