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REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Apayao
Capital: Kabugao
Founded: February 14, 1995
Population:
2000 census—97,129 (4th smallest)
Density—25 per km² (lowest)
Area: 3,927.9 km² (32nd largest)
Languages: Ilokano, Isneg
Governor: Elias K. Bulut, Sr. (2007-2010)
Image:Ph_locator_map_apayao.png

Apayao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Its capital is Kabugao and borders Cagayan to the north and east, Abra and Ilocos Norte to the west, and Kalinga to the south. Prior to 1995, Kalinga and Apayao used to be a single province named Kalinga-Apayao, until they were split into two to better service the needs of individual native tribes in the provinces. Provincial seal of Apayao, Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines consists of the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Apayao. ... Kabugao is a municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Insert non-formatted text here{| style=float:right; |- | paul is so hot sophie loves him |- | |} is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ... Type Lower house Houses House of Representatives House Speaker Jose De Venecia, Jr. ... Ilokano (variants: Ilocano, Iluko, Iloco, and Iloko) is the third most-spoken language of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The Isnag language (also known as Isneg or Margarat) is a language spoken by around 30,000 Isnags of the Apayao Province in the Cordillera Administrative Region in the northern Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing the location of Apayao. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines consists of the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Apayao. ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. ... Kabugao is a municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Cagayan Region: Cagayan Valley (Region II) Capital: Tuguegarao City Founded: 1581 Population: 2000 census—993,580 (25th largest) Density—110 per km² (16th lowest) Area: 9,002 km² (3rd largest) Divisions: Highly urbanized cities—0 Component cities—1 Municipalities—28 Barangays—820 Congressional districts... Abra is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Ilocos Norte Region: Ilocos Region (Region I) Capital: Laoag City Founded: — Population: 2000 census—514,241 (48th largest) Density—151 per km² (27th lowest) Area: 3,399. ... Kalinga is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Kalinga-Apayao used to be a province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ...

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Political

Apayao is subdivided into 7 municipalities. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ...


Municipalities

Calanasan is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Conner is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Flora is a 4th class municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Kabugao is a municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Luna is a municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Pudtol is a 4th class municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Santa Marcela and Pudtol, Apayao in The Philippines were originally territories of Luna, Apayao, until they gained their own municipal status. ...

Physical

History

Apayao was among the earliest areas penetrated by the Spaniards in the Cordilleras, but the region, inhabited by the Isneg tribe, remained largely outside Spanish control until late in the 1800s. As early as 1610, the Dominican friars established a mission in what is now the town of Pudtol. In 1684, the friars again made vain attempts to convert the people and established a church in what is now Cabugao. The ruins of the early churches in Pudtol and Cabugao still stand as mute testimony to the failed attempts to occupy Apayao. isneg is a philippine tribe known to be very famous. ... Pudtol is a 4th class municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ... Kabugao is a municipality in the province of Apayao, Philippines. ...


The Spanish authorities were then able to establish the comandancias of Apayao and Cabugaoan in 1891, which covered the western and eastern portions of what is now Apayao. The comandancias, however, failed to bring total control and the Spanish government only maintained a loose hold over the area.


The Americans established the Mountain Province on August 13, 1908, with the enactment of Act No. 1876. Apayao, along with Amburayan, Benguet, Bontoc, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Lepanto, became sub-provinces of this new province. Before this, Apayao had been a part of Cagayan province. Mountain Province is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Republic Acts are laws in the Philippines, created by the Congress and signed by the president. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Benguet Region: Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Capital: La Trinidad, Benguet Founded: — Population: 2000 census—330,129 (43rd largest) Density—219 per km² (36th highest) Area: 2,599. ... Ifugao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... Kalinga is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Cagayan Region: Cagayan Valley (Region II) Capital: Tuguegarao City Founded: 1581 Population: 2000 census—993,580 (25th largest) Density—110 per km² (16th lowest) Area: 9,002 km² (3rd largest) Divisions: Highly urbanized cities—0 Component cities—1 Municipalities—28 Barangays—820 Congressional districts...


After being a sub-province for almost 60 years, on June 18, 1966, the huge Mountain Province was split into four provinces with the enactment of Republic Act No. 4695. The four provinces were Benguet, Mountain Province, Kalinga-Apayao and Ifugao. Kalinga-Apayao became one of the provinces of the Cagayan Valley region. Republic Acts are laws in the Philippines, created by the Congress and signed by the president. ... Kalinga-Apayao used to be a province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... Cagayan Valley (Lambak ng Cagayan in Filipino) is a region of the Philippines, also designated as Region II or Region 02. ...


On July 15, 1987, the Cordillera Administrative Region was established and Kalinga-Apayao was made one of its provinces. Finally, on February 14, 1995, Kalinga-Apayao was split into two distinct provinces with the passage of Republic Act No. 7878. is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines consists of the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Apayao. ... Insert non-formatted text here{| style=float:right; |- | paul is so hot sophie loves him |- | |} is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


It may be no coincidence that the outline of Apayao (and the former Kalinga-Apayao) resembles a bust of a man akin to former dictator Ferdinand Marcos (looking toward his home province, Ilocos Norte). Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Ilocos Norte Region: Ilocos Region (Region I) Capital: Laoag City Founded: — Population: 2000 census—514,241 (48th largest) Density—151 per km² (27th lowest) Area: 3,399. ...


External links

  • The Official Website of the Provincial Government of Apayao
  • Famous Ilocano Website by Apayao-Born Writer Andel Barroga, Bannawag Magazine Contributor
  • Popular Philippine Trivia Online Site by Apayao-Born Author R. Barroga-Balboa, Former Luna Municipal High School Graduating Class Valedictorian

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Apayao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Apayao was among the earliest areas penetrated by the Spaniards in the Cordilleras, but the region, inhabited by the Isneg tribe, remained largely outside Spanish control until late in the 1800s.
Apayao, along with Amburayan, Benguet, Bontoc, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Lepanto, became sub-provinces of this new province.
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