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Davao Chabakano
Indigenous Group Davao Chabakano (Also known as: Chabakano, Chabakano Creole, Chavacano, Creole, Davao, Zamboanga)
Location Philippines, Mindanao, Basilan, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga City
Estimated Population 59,058 (2000, Philippines Census)
Environment Temperate / Island / Coastal
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Fishing / Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Chavacano
Classification: Creole, Spanish based
Alternative Names: Zamboangeno, Chabakano

Dialects: Caviteno [Caviten], Ternateno [Ternateno Chabacano], Ermitano [Ermiteno] (extinct), Davaoeno [Davaweno, Davawenyo, Davawenyo Zamboangenyo, Abakay Spanish], Zamboangenyo, Cotobato Chavacano [Cotabateno, Cotabato Chabacano], Zamboangueno [Chavacano de Zamboanga]
Website URLs Ethnologue - Chavanco a language of Philippines
Joshua Project - Chabakano Creole
Zamboanga Arts and Culture
Chavacano Language
Philippine Census
Wikipedia - Chavacano language
Wikipedia - Zamboanga City
NGOs Knightsbridge International (KBI)
NGO Directory - Mindanao: Basilan Province
Tabayayon
Tebtebba

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