26,400 (2010 M. Jacobson). Population increases 300–500 yearly. About 500 leave annually to find opportunities elsewhere. 3,000 monolinguals. Almost all children.
East Visayas, Northern Samar Province, San Bernardino strait, Capul island, facing east to San Isidro island; Manila.
Latin script [Latn].
Ethnic autonym: Abaknon, Capul is the island and Sama the language family. Heteroglossonym: Capuleño. Christian (Roman Catholic).