What is the official language of the Philippines?

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The official language of the Philippines, according to the Philippine constitution, are Filipino and English. Both English and Filipino are used in government, education, print, broadcast media and business, and about 55% of Filipinos speak the language.
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The people of Philippines speak Filipino (official), English (official), Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan.
Tagalog is the official language of the Philippines. However, English is commonly used for governmental, educational, and commercial purposes. It is also widely understood since it is the standard of instruction in schools. Philippines are the third leading group of English speaking people in the world, after the United Kingdom and United States.
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