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Encyclopedia > Agusan del Norte

Agusan del Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. Its capital is Cabadbaran and borders Surigao del Norte to the north, Surigao del Sur to the east, Agusan del Sur to the south, and Misamis Oriental to the west. It faces Butuan Bay, part of the Bohol Sea, to the northwest. Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... For a municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, see Caraga, Davao Oriental Caraga is an Administrative Region of the Philippines, on the northeastern portion of the island of Mindanao. ... A region (Filipino: Rehiyon) is an administrative subdivision in the Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao Mindanao is the second largest and easternmost island in the Philippines and one of the three island groups in the country, with Luzon and Visayas being the other two. ... Cabadbaran is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Surigao del Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ... Surigao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ... Agusan del Sur is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ... Misamis Oriental is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. ... Map of Agusan del Norte showing the location of Butuan Bay and Butuan City. ... The Bohol Sea, also called the Mindanao Sea, is located between Visayas and Mindanao in the Philippines. ...

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Agusan del Norte
Region: Caraga (Region XIII)
Capital: Cabadbaran
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—552,849 (47th largest)
Density—213 per km² (39th highest)
Area: 2,590 km² (28th smallest)
Languages: Surigaonon, Butuanon
Governor: Erlpe John M. Amante (2004-2007)
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Image File history File links Ph_seal_agusan_del_norte. ... A region (Filipino: Rehiyon) is an administrative subdivision in the Philippines. ... For a municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, see Caraga, Davao Oriental Caraga is an Administrative Region of the Philippines, on the northeastern portion of the island of Mindanao. ... Cabadbaran is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino or Tagalog) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino or Tagalog) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay also known as barrio (Filipino: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy) is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village,barrio, district, ward or town. ... The House of Representatives (Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan in Filipino) is the lower chamber of the Congress of the Philippines. ... Surigaonon is a local Philippine language spoken in the province of Surigao del Norte, and some portion of Agusan del Norte especially those towns near the Mainit Lake. ... Image File history File links Map of the Philippines showing the location of Agusan del Norte. ...


Demographics

The population of Agusan del Norte is 552,849 as of the 2000 census, making it the country's 47th most populous province. The population density is 213 persons per km².


Economy

The economy of Agusan del Norte is dominantly agricultural, and it is the nation's leading producer of rice.


Geography

Political

Agusan del Norte is subdivided into 11 municipalities and 1 city. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino or Tagalog) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ...


City

Butuan City is a highly urbanized city in the Caraga region. ...

Municipalities

Buenavista is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Cabadbaran is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Carmen is a 4th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Jabonga is a 4th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Kitcharao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Las Nieves is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Magallanes is a 4th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Nasipit is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Remedios T. Romualdez is a 5th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Santiago is a 4th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Tubay is a 5th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ...

Physical

Located in the northeastern part of Mindanao, it is bounded on the north by Butuan Bay and Surigao del Norte; east by Surigao del Sur; west by Misamis Oriental; and south and southwest by Agusan del Sur. Agusan del Norte occupies a total land area of 2,503.9 sq. kilometers. Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao Mindanao is the second largest and easternmost island in the Philippines and one of the three island groups in the country, with Luzon and Visayas being the other two. ... Map of Agusan del Norte showing the location of Butuan Bay and Butuan City. ... Surigao del Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ... Surigao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ... Misamis Oriental is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. ... Agusan del Sur is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ...


History

Created by Republic Act 4979 from Agusan province. On August 16, 2000. The seat of provincial government was transferred from Butuan City to Cabadbaran by virtue of Republic Act 8811. Republic Acts are laws in the Philippines, created by the Congress and signed by the president. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Butuan City is a highly urbanized city in the Caraga region. ... Cabadbaran is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Republic Acts are laws in the Philippines, created by the Congress and signed by the president. ...


External links

  • The Official Website of the Provincial Government of Agusan del Norte

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Agusan del Norte, is situated in the northeastern part of Mindanao.
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Agusan River is the third longest river in the country that criss-cross the entire province.
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