Pampanga is a language spoken in the Pampanga region of the Philippines. It is a member of the Central Luzon group of languages, which includes Tagalog and Ilocano. Pampanga is closely related to Tagalog, and the two languages are often considered mutually intelligible.
Pampanga has a rich oral tradition, and many of its stories and poems have been passed down through the generations. The language is also known for its colorful use of metaphors and similes.
Pampanga is one of the oldest Philippine languages, and its history can be traced back to the early days of the Philippine archipelago. The language has been influenced by a number of other languages over the years, including Spanish, Chinese, and English.
Pampanga is spoken by approximately 1.5 million people in the Philippines. It is also one of the official languages of the Philippines, along with English and Filipino.