- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Chamorro (/ tʃəˈmɒroʊ /; Chamorro: Finuʼ Chamoru (CNMI), Finoʼ CHamoru (Guam)) is an Austronesian language spoken by about 58,000 people (about 25,800 people on Guam and about 32,200 in the rest of the Mariana Islands and elsewhere).
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3 days ago ·  The island's original community is of Chamorro natives who have inhabited Guam for almost 4000 years. They had their own language related to the languages of Indonesia and southeast Asia. The Spanish later called them Chamorros, a derivative of the word Chamorri is "noble race"). They began to grow rice on the island.
5 days ago · Chamorro – Chamoru, Fino'Chamorro Official language in: Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; Chechen – Нохчийн Mотт Official language in: the Chechen Republic, Russian Federation and the Republic of Dagestan, Russian Federation; Cherokee – ᏣᎳᎩ, ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ
3 days ago · Languages. The official languages on the Northern Mariana Islands include English, Chamorro, and Carolinian. Few people still speak the nearly extinct Tanapag language. Many Philippine languages, Chinese, and other Pacific island languages are also spoken. Spanish is still retained in surnames but is no longer commonly used, though it is still familiar to some elders as a third or fourth language.
- United States
Samoan is an official language in American Samoa, Chamorro is an official language in Guam, Chamorro and Carolinian are official languages in the Northern Mariana Islands, and Spanish is an official language in Puerto Rico.
- 10.9 births/1,000 population (2020)
- 0.72% (2020)
- 86.16/sq mi (33.27/km²)
- 331,449,281 (2020 U.S. Census)
2 days ago · Several insular territories grant official recognition to their native languages, along with English: Samoan and Chamorro are recognized by American Samoa and Guam, respectively; Carolinian and Chamorro are recognized by the Northern Mariana Islands; Spanish is an official language of Puerto Rico and is more widely spoken than English there.