Tagalog language

Tagalog
Wikang Tagalog
Native to Philippines
Region Central and South Luzon
Ethnicity Tagalog people
Native speakers
28 million  (2007)[1]
45 million L2 speakers (2013)[2]
96% of the Philippines can understand Tagalog (2000)[3]
Early forms
Proto-Philippine
Standard forms
Dialects
Bataan
Bulacan
Lubang
Manila
Marinduque
Tanay-Paete
Tayabas
Balbal
Latin (Tagalog/Filipino),
Filipino Braille
Historically Baybayin
Official status
Official language in
Philippines (in the form of Filipino)