Philippines / Filipino Key

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E-mail Address:

Mark 16:15

Ministry Address:
United States of America

Phone Number:

(aaa) 845-9220

    Malayo-Indonesian Filipinos 95%.
    _Major peoples 92.2%.
  • Cebuano 15.2 Million - a numerous people in the central and southern Philippines; their language.
  • Tagalog 14.8 M - a people inhabiting most of southern Luzon and offshore islands; their language, which is the basis of the national Philippine language.
  • Ilocano 8.0 M - a major people of the lowland areas of northern Luzon; their language.
  • Hiligaynon 6.0 M - language of the Ilongo people.
  • Ilongo - the people of Panay Island and Occidental Negros; their language.
  • Waray 3.0 M
    [Samareño - a people of east central Philippines, especially Samar Island; their language.
    Leyteño - people of Leyte Island, central Philippines.]
  • Iranun 241,000;
  • Kankanai 220,000 - a mountain people of the Baguio area, north Luzon; their language.
  • Ifugao 111,000 - a people of north Luzon; their language.
  • Yakan 70,000.
  • _Tribal peoples 2.8%.
    of Luzon (46 tribes) 1.0 M;

  • Agta.
  • Apayao-Isneg - a people of north Luzon; their language.
  • Balangao.
  • Bicolano - a people of extreme south Luzon; their language.
  • Bolinao.
  • Bontoc - a mountain people of north Luzon; their language.
  • Ibanag - a people of north Luzon; their language.
  • Ilongot.
  • Kapampangan - a people of central Luzon.
  • Pangasinan - a people and province of west central Luzon; their language.
  • Tinguian.
  • Zambal - a people of west central Luzon; their language.

  • Mindanao (43 tribes) 570,000;
  • Binokid - a people of north central Mindanao; their language.
  • Maguindanao - a primarily Mosl_m people of Mindanao; their language.
  • Mamanwa.
  • Manobo - an upland people of eastern Mindanao; their various languages.
  • Mansaka.
  • Maranao - a primarily Mosl_m people of north central Mindanao; their language.
  • Subanon - a people of western Mindanao; their language.
  • Tagabawa.
  • Tiruray.

  • Mindoro (6 tribes) 58,000;
  • Hanunoo.
  • Iraya.
  • Mangyan - upland people of Mindoro Island; their language. [1000, page missing]

  • Palawan (6 tribes) 35,000.
  • Cuyono.
  • Palawano - a people of Palawan Island; their language.
  • Tagbanwa.
  • Mixed race 3.5%.

  • Filipino,
  • Spanish,
  • American,
  • Chinese,

  • many speaking Tagalog.

    Chinese 1.3%.

    Other 0.2%.
    US citizens,

  • Vietnamese,
  • Arab,
  • Japanese,
  • Korean, etc.

  • Aklanon - people of Aklan region, west central Philippines.
  • Americano - an American.
  • Cristiano; christiano - a lowland Christian, as contrasted with an upland animist.
  • Iglesia - church.
  • Katagalugan - the area in which the Tagalog-speaking people live.
  • Manileño - person from Manila.
  • Negrito - pygmy people of the Philippines who are thought to be the original people here; now found only in isolated mountainous areas.
  • Occidental - the western section, as in Negros Occidental and Occidental Mindoro.
  • Oriental - the eastern section, as in Negros Oriental and Oriental Mindoro.
  • Tausug - a primarily Mosl_m people of the Sulu archipelago; their language.
  • Visayan - collectively, the lowland peoples inhabiting the islands of the central Philippines; their languages.
  • Gaddang - a people of northeast Luzon; their language.
  • Kalinga - a mountain people of north Luzon; their language.

Some material above adapted from OMF & Operation World