The Iranun language also Iranon, Illanun is an Austronesian language belonging to the Danao languages spoken in the provinces of Maguindanao and other part of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte, coastal municipalities of Zamboanga del Sur from Tukuran to Dumalinao and Cotabato in southern Philippines and the Malaysian state of Sabah. It is the second most spoken language in Maguindanao after the Maguindanao language.
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Areas where Iranun is spoken
Iranun is spoken in the following areas (Ethnologue).
- Maguindanao Province: Barira, Buldon, Parang, Sultan Mastura, and Sultan Kudarat municipalities
- Cotabato Province: Alamada, Banisilan, Carmen, Libungan, and Pigcawayan municipalities
- Lanao del Sur Province: southeastern tip
- Bukidnon Province: Kalilangan municipality
- Zamboanga del Sur Province: Pagadian, Dumalinao, Dimataling and Tukuran municipality (only costal part)
- Philippine Iranun at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Malaysian Iranun at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Iranun". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- "Maguindanao: Population to Reach One Million in 2006 (Results from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, NSO)." National Statistics Office. N.p., 1 Oct. 2002. Web. 16 July 2013.
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