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Encyclopedia > Camarines Norte
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Camarines Norte
Region: Bicol Region (Region V)
Capital: Daet
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—458,840 (25th smallest)
Density—217 per km² (37th highest)
Area: 2,112.5 km² (21st smallest)
Languages: Bikol, Tagalog
Governor: Jesus Typoco Jr. (Lakas-CMD) (2007-2010)

Camarines Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. Its capital is Daet and the province borders Quezon to the west and Camarines Sur to the south. Image File history File links Ph_seal_camarines_norte. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... Bicol Region or Bicolandia is one of the 16 regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island and some other islands. ... Daet is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... 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. ... Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon. ... Tagalog (pronunciation: ) is one of the major languages of the Republic of the Philippines. ... LAKAS is the ruling political party of the Philippines. ... Image File history File links Ph_locator_map_camarines_norte. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... Bicol Region or Bicolandia is one of the 16 regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island and some other islands. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. ... Daet is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Quezon is a province of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon. ... Camarines Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. ...

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Demographics

Camarines Norte has a population of 458,840, making it the 37th most populated province in the country. Bikol is the major language spoken, together with Tagalog and English. Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon. ... Tagalog (pronunciation: ) is one of the major languages of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


Economy

The four major manufacturing and processing industries in the province are jewelry craft, gifts/toys/housewares, pineapple and coconut industry.


Geography

The province is bounded on the north by Lamon Bay and the Pacific Ocean, on the east by San Miguel Bay, on the west by Lamon Bay, and on the south by Quezon province and the adjoining province of Camarines Sur. It has a total land area of 2,200 square kilometers, which is 12.4 % of the total Bicol area and 0.73% of the total Philippine area. Lamon Bay is a large bay in the southern part of Luzon island, Philippines, at . ... San Miguel Bay is a large bay in the southern part of Luzon island, Philippines, at . ... Lamon Bay is a large bay in the southern part of Luzon island, Philippines, at . ... Quezon is a province of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon. ... Camarines Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. ...


History

Bicol province was established in 1573. The province of Camarines was created from Bicol in 1636. That province was divided in 1829, creating Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur. They were briefly merged from 1854 to 1857 to make Ambos Camarines (ambos is Spanish for "both"). They were merged into Ambos Camarines once again in 1893. The province was divided into Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur once again in 1917. Bicol Region is one of the regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island. ... Year 1573 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Camarines was a historical province in the Philippines found on the northern end of the Bicol Peninsula. ... Year 1636 (MDCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Camarines Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. ... Ambos Camarines was a province of the Philippines. ...


Political

Camarines Norte is subdivided into 12 municipalities. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ...

City/Municipality No. of
Barangays
Area
(km²)
Population
(2000)
Mayor
(2007-2010)
Basud
Capalonga
Daet 25 Tito Sarte Sarion
Jose Panganiban
Labo 52 Wilfredo Balce Oco
Mercedes
Paracale
San Lorenzo Ruiz
San Vicente
Santa Elena
Talisay 15 POL V. GACHE Vinzons

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 is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is very similar to a village. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Basud is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Capalonga is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Daet is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Jose Panganiban is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Labo is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Mercedes is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Paracale is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... San Lorenzo Ruiz is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... San Vicente is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Santa Elena is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Talisay is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Vinzons is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ...

External links

  • WowBicol.com
  • WOW Philippines - Camarines Norte
  • Bicolanoes.com
  • www.bicolonline.com
  • Camarines Norte Unofficial Website

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The Provincial Profile of Camarines Norte (1143 words)
Quezon and Camarines Sur bound the province to the south.
Camarines Norte lies along the main typhoon belt and howlers visit the province between the months of August and October.
The Bicolanos comprise the rest of the population and are concentrated in the east.
Camarines Sur (448 words)
Camarines Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon.
Its capital is Pili[?] and the province borders Camarines Norte and Quezon to the north, and Albay to the south.
Camarines Sur is the largest among the six provinces in Bicol both in terms of population and land area.
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