Languages: two official languages - Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English; eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocan, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense
Definition: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of April 17, 2003
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