Kalagan language

Not to be confused with Kalanga language.
Native to Philippines
Region Mindanao (Davao Region and a few parts in Caraga)
Ethnicity Kalagans (or "Caragans")
Native speakers
160,000 (2000–2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
kqe  Kalagan
kll  Kagan Kalagan
klg  Tagakaulu Kalagan
Glottolog west2552[2]

Kalagan is an Austronesian dialect cluster of the Davao Region of Mindanao in the Philippines. It is also spoken in a few parts of Caraga, still in Mindanao.


  1. Kalagan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Kagan Kalagan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Tagakaulu Kalagan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Western Mansakan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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