Country Philippines
Region Basilan
Ethnicity Yakan
(110,000 cited 1990 census)
AreaSulu Archipelago, Basilan Island and small surrounding islands, Sakol Island, east coast of Zamboanga peninsula, western Mindanao. They live more concentrated away from the coast. Also in Malaysia (Sabah).
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 yka
Glottolog yaka1277
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Area where Yakan is spoken
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