Chavacano
Chabacano
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga City and Basilan (Zamboangueño), Cavite City (Caviteño) and Ternate, Cavite (Ternateño/Bahra)
Ethnicity Zamboangueño people
Spanish Filipino
Filipinos in Indonesia
Filipinos in Malaysia
Filipino Americans
Speakers
(689,000 cited 1992)
Family
Writing
Latin (Spanish alphabet)
AreaZamboanga, Basilan, Kabasalan, Siay, Margosatubig, Ipil, Malangas, Lapuyan, Buug, Tungawa, Alicia, Isabela, Lamitan, Maluso, Malamawi, Cotabato City, Mindanao; Cavite, Ternate, and Ermita near Manila. The 1970 census listed speakers in 60 of the 66 provinces.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 cbk
Glottolog chav1241
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Areas where Chavacano is spoken
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