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Encyclopedia > Camarines Sur
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Camarines Sur
Region: Bicol Region (Region V)
Capital: Pili
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—1,551,549 (15th largest)
Density—295 per km² (22nd highest)
Area: 5,266.8 km² (17th largest)
Languages: Bikol
Governor: Luis Raymond F. Villafuerte, Jr. (Lakas-CMD) (2007-2010)

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. To the east lies the island province of Catanduanes across Maqueda Channel. Image File history File links Provincial seal of Camarines Sur, Philippines This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... 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. ... Pili is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, 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. ... LAKAS is the ruling political party of the Philippines. ... Image File history File links Map of the Philippines showing the location of Camarines Sur. ... 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. ... Pili is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... 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. ... Quezon is a province of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon. ... Albay is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. ... Catanduanes is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. ...


Camarines Sur is the largest among the six provinces in the Bicol Region both in terms of population and land area. It's territory encompasses two cities: Naga City, the lone chartered city, is the province's and the region's commercial, educational, financial, and cultural center, while Iriga City, a component city, is the center of the Rinconada area. Lake Buhi is where the smallest commercially-harvested fish can be found, the Sinarapan (Mistichthys luzonensis). The City of Naga (Bikol: Ciudad nin Naga; Filipino: Lungsod ng Naga) is a first class city of the Philippines. ... Lake Buhi is found in Buhi, Camarines Sur. ... Binomial name Mistichthys luzonensis Smith, 1902 The sinarapan (Mistichthys luzonensis) is the worlds smallest commercially-harvested fish located only in the Philippines. ...

Contents

People and culture

Population. According to the May 2000 census, there are a total of 1,551,549 residents in Camarines Sur, making it the most populous in the region and the 15th most populous in the whole country. The same census also states that Camarines Sur has 288,172 households with an average household size of 5.37 persons, significantly higher than the national average of 4.99. The annual growth rate is 1.86%, much lower than the national growth rate of 2.36%. This rate of growth will double the population of Camarines Sur in 38 years. 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in May, 2000. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...


Languages. Being in the Bicol Region, the main language spoken in Camarines Sur is Bikol. Filipino linguists consider the dialect of Bikol spoken around Naga City, Bicol Central, the standard Bikol easily understood by all Bicolanos, also known as Bikol Naga, not to be confused with Bikol Canaman, the purest dialect of Bikol according to Jesuit Anthropologist Frank Lynch, S.J.). Some of the other dialects spoken in the province are Buhi-non (a dialect of Bicol Albay), spoken in the southern part of the province around Lake Buhi, and Rinconada Bikol (also known as Bikol Nabua), which is used in the area around Nabua. A dialect of Naga Bikol, called Partido is used in the eastern portion of the province around Lagonoy Gulf. Most inhabitants understand Tagalog and English. 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. ... Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon. ... Linguistics is the scientific study of language, which can be theoretical or applied. ... The City of Naga (Bikol: Ciudad nin Naga; Filipino: Lungsod ng Naga) is a first class city of the Philippines. ... Canaman is a land-locked 4th class municipality centrally located in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Lake Buhi is found in Buhi, Camarines Sur. ... Nabua is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Lagonoy Gulf is a large gulf in the southeastern part of Luzon island, Philippines, at . ... 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. ...


History

Economy

Agri-based, producing rice, corn, feedmeal, freshwater fish, livestock. Entrepreneurs engage in trading, often branching out towards neighboring provinces in the south as local demand might be limited, indicated by its mostly 3rd-5th income class municipalities.


Physical

Terrain. Camarines Sur lies at the center of the Bicol Peninsula. The province is also the largest in the Bicol Region with a land area of 5,266.8 square kilometers. At the center of the province is Bicol Plain. Surrounding it are mountains, two of which are Mount Isarog and Mount Iriga. The eastern part of the province lies on the mountainous Caramoan Peninsula, which faces the island of Catanduanes to the east. Bicol Region is one of the regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island. ... 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. ... Mount Isarog can be found in the province of Camarines Sur, Island of Luzon, Philippines. ... Mount Iriga, or Iriga Volcano, is an active volcano in the province of Camarines Sur (13°27. ... Caramoan Peninsula seen from space Caramoan Peninsula is a peninsula in Camarines Sur province, southeastern part of Luzon island, Philippines, at . ... Catanduanes is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. ...


The Bicol River drains the central and southern parts of the province into San Miguel Bay. Mt. Asog is surrounded by three lakes: Buhi, Bato, and Baao. San Miguel Bay is a large bay in the southern part of Luzon island, Philippines, at . ... Lake Buhi is found in Buhi, Camarines Sur. ...


Climate. The climate in Camarines Sur like most of the rest of the country is very tropical. It is dry from March to May and wet the rest of the year. June to October marks the typhoon season. Annual average rainfall is 2,565 millimeters. Camarines Sur has an average temperature of 27.0 °C and a relative humidity of 25.8%. This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Tourist Attractions

For religious tourism- Our Lady of Penafrancia Church in Naga, 19th century churches in Goa, San Jose and Sagnay. For ecotourism- The world's smallest fish is found in Lake Buhi. There are two active (or considered dormant) volcanoes with trails: Mt. Isarog and Mt. Asog. The beaches of Sagnay and Caramoan have coral reefs, and white and black sand beaches. Naga city has night life and metropolitan needs.For that perfect getaway from the hussle and bussle of the city visit SURFERS PARADISE BEACH RESORT located in PASACAO,CARANAN.I visited the resort myself and found that SURFERS which its known by,is the best resort in PASACAO.friendly, welcoming and best of all,really good value for money.TRY IT.


Political

Camarines Sur is subdivided into 35 municipalities and 2 cities. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the 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...

City/Municipality No. of
Barangays
Area
(km²)
Population
(2000)
Mayor
(2007-2010)
Baao
30
143.05
46,693
Quirino Boncayao Jr.
Balatan
17
63.720
22,537
Nena B. Borja
Bato
33
98.720
42,739
Jeanette Bernaldez
Bombon
8
44.20
12,843
Ma. Luisa D. Angeles
Buhi
38
191.79
67,762
Rey P. Lacoste
Bula
33
151.25
57,474
Benjamin S. Decena
Cabusao
9
46.81
16,201
Norberto U. Genova
Calabanga
48
163.84
67,408
Evelyn S. Yu
Camaligan
13
13.00
19,188
Rolando C. Eduardo
Canaman
24
27.41
27,719
Emmanuel S. Requejo
Caramoan
49
225.01
39,642
Constantino Cordial, Jr.
Del Gallego
32
286.76
20,456
Bayani B. Veluz
Gainza
8
18.21
8,412
Romeo A. Gontang
Garchitorena
23
218.12
23,021
Solon O.Demetriois, Jr.
Goa
34
210.38
48,490
Antero S. Lim
Iriga City
36
119.63
88,476
Madeleine A. Gazmen
Lagonoy
38
42,636
Delfin Pilapil
Libmanan
75
336.20
88,476
Rodolfo A. Jimenez Sr.
Lupi
38
253.12
26,148
Roberto M. Matamorosa
Magarao
15
39.01
20,964
Nelson B. Julia
Milaor
20
23.41
22,635
Roger Flores
Minalabac
25
156.13
41,734
Leovigildo D. Basmayor Jr.
Nabua
42
96.23
70,909
Fernando D. Simbulan
Naga City
27
77.48
137,810
Jesse M. Robredo
Ocampo
25
118.33
36,316
Leonilo Sarte
Pamplona
17
80.62
29,177
Gimeno Imperial
Pasacao
19
149.54
38,423
Asuncion Arsenio
Pili
26
122.65
67,393
Alex San Luis
Presentacion
18
16,410
Jaime V. Deleña
Ragay
38
272.35
47,743
Renato E. Aquino
Sagñay
19
108.19
26,619
Roberto A. Briones
San Fernando
22
27,433
Fermin Mabulo
San Jose
29
39.01
32,512
Gilmar S. Pacamarra
Sipocot
46
211.60
56,576
Theresa B. Dela Peña
Siruma
22
127.43
16,339
Nonito M. Vier
Tigaon
23
91.02
40,210
Arnie Fuentebella
Tinambac
44
314.65
55,608
Ruel T. Velarde

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 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Government Website Human rights Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipyo, in Tagalog) is a local... 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. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Baao is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Balatan is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Bato is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Bombon is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Buhi is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bula is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Cabusao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Calabanga is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 599 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (655 × 656 pixel, file size: 89 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Seal of Camaligan taken from http://elgu2. ... Camaligan is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Canaman is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Caramoan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Del Gallego is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Gainza is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Garchitorena is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Goa is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Irigaseal. ... Iriga City is a 3rd class city in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Lagonoy is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Libmanan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Lupi is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Magarao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Milaor is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Minalabac is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nabua is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links Ph_seal_nagacity. ... The City of Naga (Bikol: Ciudad nin Naga; Filipino: Lungsod ng Naga) is a first class city of the Philippines. ... Ocampo is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Pasacao is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Pili is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Presentacion is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ragay is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Sagñay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... San Fernando is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... San Jose is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Sipocot is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Siruma is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 600 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (668 × 668 pixel, file size: 66 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Seal of tigaon taken from http://www. ... Tigaon is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Tinambac is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ...

External links

  • Official Website of the Provincial Government of Camarines Sur

Coordinates: 13°40′N, 123°20′E 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 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Government Website Human rights Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipyo, in Tagalog) is a local... Baao is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Balatan is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Bato is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Bombon is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Buhi is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Bula is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Cabusao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Calabanga is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Camaligan is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Canaman is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Caramoan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Del Gallego is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Gainza is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Garchitorena is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Goa is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Iriga City is a 3rd class city in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Lagonoy is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Libmanan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Lupi is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Magarao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Milaor is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Minalabac is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Nabua is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Ocampo is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Pasacao is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Pili is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Presentacion is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Ragay is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Sagñay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... San Fernando is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... San Jose is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Sipocot is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Siruma is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Tigaon is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. ... Tinambac is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, 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... The City of Naga (Bikol: Ciudad nin Naga; Filipino: Lungsod ng Naga) is a first class city of the Philippines. ... This is a list of current and former national capital cities in the Philippines, which includes during the time of the Spanish colonization, the First Philippine Republic, the Commonwealth of the Philippines, the Second Republic of the Philippines (Japanese-Sponsored Republic), the Third Republic of the Philippines, the Fourth Republic... 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REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Occidental Mindoro Region: MIMAROPA (Region IV-B) Capital: Mamburao Founded: — Population: 2000 census—380,250 (21st smallest) Density—65 per km² (9th lowest) Area: 5,879. ... Oriental Mindoro (Filipino: Silangang Mindoro) is a province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon. ... Palawan is an island province of the Philippines located in the Mimaropa region. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Pampanga Region: Central Luzon (Region III) Capital: City of San Fernando Founded: December 11, 1571 Population: 2000 census—1,882,730 (10th largest) Density—863 per km² (4th highest) Area: 2,180. ... Pangasinan, officially Province of Pangasinan (Pangasinan: Luyag na Pangasinan), is one of the provinces of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Quezon is a province of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Quirino Region: Cagayan Valley (Region II) Capital: Cabarroguis, Quirino Founded: June 18, 1966 Population: 2000 census—148,575 (8th smallest) Density—49 per km² (2nd lowest) Area: 3,057. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Rizal Region: CALABARZON (Region IV-A) Capital: Antipolo City† Founded: June 11, 1901 Population: 2000 census—1,707,218 (11th largest) Density—1,304 per km² (2nd highest) Area: 1,308. ... Romblon is an island province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon. ... Samar, formerly Western Samar, is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. ... Sarangani is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Shariff Kabunsuan Region: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Capital: Kabuntalan Founded: Population: 2000 census— () Density— per km² () Area: km² () Divisions: Highly urbanized cities—0 Component cities—0 Municipalities—10 Barangays— Congressional districts— Languages: Maguindanaoan Governor: (2004-2007) Shariff Kabunsuan is the newest province... Siquijor is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Sorsogon Region: Bicol Region (Region V) Capital: Sorsogon City Founded: — Population: 2000 census—650,535 (37th largest) Density—304 per km² (19th highest) Area: 2,141. ... South Cotabato is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao. ... Southern Leyte is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Sultan Kudarat Region: SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII) Capital: Isulan Founded: Population: 2000 census—586,505 (42nd largest) Density—124 per km² (21st highest) Area: 4,714. ... Sulu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). ... 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. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Tarlac Region: Central Luzon (Region III) Capital: Tarlac City Founded: 1872 Population: 2000 census—1,068,783 (23rd largest) Density—350 per km² (14th highest) Area: 3,053. ... Tawi-Tawi is an island province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). ... Zambales is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Zamboanga del Norte Region: Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX) Capital: Dipolog City Founded: June 23, 1635 and June 6, 1952 Population: 2000 census—823,130 (27th largest) Density—124 per km² (27th highest) Area: 6,618. ... Zamboanga del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao. ... Zamboanga del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao. ... The Philippines is divided into: Regions of the Philippines Provinces of the Philippines Municipalities of the Philippines and Cities of the Philippines Barangays Each division at each level is a local government unit (LGU). ... The Philippines is divided into three island groups. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... 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The Legislative districts of the Philippines are the representations of the Philippines provinces and cities in the Philippine Congress. ... A territorial dispute is a disagreement over the possession/control of land between two or more states, or over the possession/control of land by one state after it has conquered it from a former state no longer currently recognized by the occupying power. ... State motto: Sabah Maju Jaya State anthem: Sabah Tanah Airku Capital Kota Kinabalu Ruling party Barisan Nasional  - Yang di-Pertua Negeri Ahmadshah Abdullah  - Ketua Menteri Musa Aman History    - Brunei Sultanate 16th century   - Sulu Sultanate 1658   - British North Borneo 1882   - Japanese occupation 1941-1945   - British control 1946   - Accession into Malaysia 1963... The Scarborough Shoal, more correctly described as a group of islands, atolls, and reefs then a shoal, is located in the Luzon Sea (South China Sea). ... 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Camarines Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (536 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.
Camarines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (131 words)
Camarines was a historical province in the Philippines found on the northern end of the Bicol Peninsula.
The province was founded in 1579 (?) and was split into two, Camarines Norte and Sur in 1829.
They were reunited under Ambos Camarines in 1854, but split again after three years.
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