Agusan del Norte

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Agusan del Norte (Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.wikipedia
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Agusan del Norte (Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.
The region comprises five provinces: Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, and Surigao del Sur; six cities: Bayugan, Bislig, Butuan, Cabadbaran, Surigao and Tandag; 67 municipalities and 1,311 barangays.

Provinces of the Philippines

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Agusan del Norte (Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.

Butuanon language

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Agusan del Norte (Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.
Butuanon is an Austronesian regional language spoken in Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur, with some native speakers in Misamis Oriental and Surigao del Norte.

Surigao del Norte

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Its capital is the city of Cabadbaran and it is bordered on the northeast by Surigao del Norte; mid-east by Surigao del Sur; southeast by Agusan del Sur, and southwest by Misamis Oriental. The country's fourth largest lake, Lake Mainit is situated at the northern border between the province of Surigao del Norte.
This mainland portion borders Agusan del Norte, and Surigao del Sur to the south.

Agusan del Sur

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Its capital is the city of Cabadbaran and it is bordered on the northeast by Surigao del Norte; mid-east by Surigao del Sur; southeast by Agusan del Sur, and southwest by Misamis Oriental.
Its capital is Prosperidad and borders, from the north clockwise, Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte and Bukidnon.

Surigao del Sur

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Its capital is the city of Cabadbaran and it is bordered on the northeast by Surigao del Norte; mid-east by Surigao del Sur; southeast by Agusan del Sur, and southwest by Misamis Oriental.
It is bounded on the northwest by the province of Surigao del Norte, on the southeast by Davao Oriental, on the west and southwest by Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur.

Misamis Oriental

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Its capital is the city of Cabadbaran and it is bordered on the northeast by Surigao del Norte; mid-east by Surigao del Sur; southeast by Agusan del Sur, and southwest by Misamis Oriental.
Located in Northern Mindanao, the province borders Bukidnon to the south, Agusan del Norte to the east and Lanao del Norte to the west.

Butuan Bay

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It faces Butuan Bay, part of the Bohol Sea, to the northwest. The central portion of the province forms the lower basin of the third longest river in the country, the Agusan, its mouth located at the Butuan Bay.
Butuan Bay is completely contained with the Agusan del Norte province.

Butuan

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On August 16, 2000, the seat of provincial government was transferred from Butuan City to Cabadbaran through Republic Act 8811, although the province is yet to complete the transfer of provincial services and functions to the new capital. Agusan del Norte has two congressional districts encompassing its 10 municipalities and 1 component city, as well as the highly urbanized city of Butuan.
It is bounded to the north, west and south by Agusan del Norte, to the east by Agusan del Sur and to the northwest by Butuan Bay.

Lake Mainit

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The country's fourth largest lake, Lake Mainit is situated at the northern border between the province of Surigao del Norte.
The lake is also the deepest lake in the country with maximum depth reaching 223 m. It is located in the northeastern section of Mindanao and shared between the provinces of Surigao del Norte and Agusan del Norte.

Mindanao

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Agusan del Norte (Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.
This mountain range runs along the western borders of the Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and Davao provinces.

Buenavista, Agusan del Norte

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The province has many beaches in Cabadbaran and the municipalities of Carmen, Buenavista, and Nasipit.
It was said that during this year a group of nomadic Manobo from the frontiers of Agusan found an ideal place for their tempora-fishing retreat and rendezvous.

Cities of the Philippines

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The highly urbanized city of Butuan is geographically within but administratively independent from the province.

Legislative districts of Agusan del Norte

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Agusan del Norte has two congressional districts encompassing its 10 municipalities and 1 component city, as well as the highly urbanized city of Butuan.
The Legislative Districts of Agusan del Norte are the representations of the province of Agusan del Norte in the various national legislatures of the Philippines.

Agusan (province)

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In 1911, Agusan was separated from Surigao by the American government, creating the Agusan province.
Its territory was divided into Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur.

Remedios T. Romualdez, Agusan del Norte

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The town is one of the leading rice producers of Agusan del Norte province.

Angelica Amante

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Maria Angelica Rosedell Malbas Amante–Matba (born April 16, 1970), is a Filipino politician serving as the incumbent Provincial Governor of the Province of Agusan del Norte.

Balangay

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The ancient Balangay boats were found in Butuan, excavated in the Balangay Shrine across the Masao River from Bood Promontory.
The Balanghai Festival is also a celebration in Butuan, Agusan del Norte to commemorate the coming of the Austronesian migrants that settled the Philippines, on board the balangay boats.

Agusan River

AgusanLibertad river (old Agusan River)river that now bears this name
The central portion of the province forms the lower basin of the third longest river in the country, the Agusan, its mouth located at the Butuan Bay.
The upper Agusan River basin is the section from its headwaters in the mountains of Compostela Valley province to Santa Josefa, Agusan del Sur to Veruela, Agusan del Sur, the middle Agusan River basin is the section of the river from Santa Josefa to Amparo, Agusan del Sur while the lower Agusan River basin is from Amparo to its mouth at Butuan City, Agusan del Norte.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Butuan

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In 2013, the Diocese of Butuan (Catholic-Hierarchy) reported that Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion of the province comprising roughly 71% of the population and significant minority belongs to Iglesia Filipina Independiente with 10%.

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Agusan del Norte (Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.

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Agusan del Norte (Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.

Cabadbaran

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Its capital is the city of Cabadbaran and it is bordered on the northeast by Surigao del Norte; mid-east by Surigao del Sur; southeast by Agusan del Sur, and southwest by Misamis Oriental. On August 16, 2000, the seat of provincial government was transferred from Butuan City to Cabadbaran through Republic Act 8811, although the province is yet to complete the transfer of provincial services and functions to the new capital. The province has many beaches in Cabadbaran and the municipalities of Carmen, Buenavista, and Nasipit.

Bohol Sea

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It faces Butuan Bay, part of the Bohol Sea, to the northwest.

Surigao (province)

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Prior to its creation as an independent province, Agusan, as it was once undivided, was under the jurisdiction of Surigao province during the Spanish colonial period.