Tagalog national language and Tagalog as a Second Language
Tagalog speaking countries include both countries with Tagalog national language and Tagalog as a second language. Check if Tagalog language is one of the Most Spoken Languages.
- Tagalog is national language of Philippines.
Compare Tagalog speaking countries with spanish speaking countries on Tagalog vs Spanish.
Second Language is a non-native language of the speaker, but used in the locality of that person.
- Tagalog is second language of Filipinos.
The Tagalog countries mentioned under Tagalog Speaking countries are the countries where majority of people speak Tagalog language.
Tagalog as minority language
Countries with Tagalog as minority language are also included in Tagalog speaking countries.
- Tagalog is spoken as minority language in Australia, Canada, Guam, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom.
Along with Tagalog speaking countries check out Tagalog speaking population. The language spoken by minority of the population of a territory is called minority language.
- Continent wise Tagalog speaking countries mainly lie in Asia, Australia.
You can also explore more about all Oceania Languages which are spoken in Oceania Continent.
Tagalog Regulator and Facts
Many world languages have one or more language regulators. The bodies that regulate standard languages are usually called language academies. Official organizations that regulate Tagalog language are Tagalog regulators. Tagalog is regulated by Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, National Languages Committee. The regulatory bodies of Tagalog lie in Tagalog speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of Tagalog:
- In 1593, "Doctrina Christiana" was first book written in two versions of Tagalog.
- The name "Tagalog" means "native to" and "river". "Tagalog"is derived from taga ilog, which means "inhabitants of the river".
The Tagalog language is derived from Not Available and is closely related to Filipino, Cebuano and Spanish Languages.