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Apayao (Probinsia ti Apayao) is a landlocked province in the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.wikipedia
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Cordillera Administrative Region

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Apayao (Probinsia ti Apayao) is a landlocked province in the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
The region comprises six landlocked provinces: Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mountain Province.

Cagayan

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The province borders Cagayan to the north and east, Abra and Ilocos Norte to the west, and Kalinga to the south. Although Apayao which was then part of Cagayan, was among the earliest areas penetrated by the Spaniards in the Cordilleras, the region, inhabited by the Isneg tribe, remained largely outside Spanish control until late in the 19th century.
The province borders Ilocos Norte and Apayao to the west, and Kalinga and Isabela to the south.

Ilocos Norte

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The province borders Cagayan to the north and east, Abra and Ilocos Norte to the west, and Kalinga to the south.
Its capital is Laoag City, located in the northwest corner of Luzón Island, bordering Cagayan and Apayao to the east, and Abra to the southeast, and Ilocos Sur to the southwest.

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Apayao (Probinsia ti Apayao) is a landlocked province in the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.

Abra (province)

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The province borders Cagayan to the north and east, Abra and Ilocos Norte to the west, and Kalinga to the south.
Its capital is Bangued, and is bordered by Ilocos Norte on the northwest, Apayao on the northeast, Kalinga on the mid-east, Mountain Province on the southeast, and Ilocos Sur on the southwest.

Kalinga (province)

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The province borders Cagayan to the north and east, Abra and Ilocos Norte to the west, and Kalinga to the south. 1876''. Apayao, along with Amburayan, Benguet, Bontoc, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Lepanto, became sub-provinces of this new province.
Its capital is Tabuk and borders Mountain Province to the south, Abra to the west, Isabela to the east, Cagayan to the northeast, and Apayao to the north.

Benguet

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1876''. Apayao, along with Amburayan, Benguet, Bontoc, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Lepanto, became sub-provinces of this new province.
1876 on August 18, 1908 which created Mountain Province from areas of the old La Montañosa'', Benguet (along with Amburayan, Apayao, Bontoc, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Lepanto) became sub-provinces of this new province.

Mountain Province

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The Americans established the Mountain Province on August 13, 1908, with the enactment of Act ''No.

Ifugao

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1876''. Apayao, along with Amburayan, Benguet, Bontoc, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Lepanto, became sub-provinces of this new province.
On August 18, 1908, Ifugao was separated from Nueva Vizcaya and, along with Amburayan, Apayao, Benguet, Bontoc, Kalinga and Lepanto, was annexed to the newly created Mountain Province established by the Philippine Commission with the enactment of ''Act No.

Cordillera Central (Luzon)

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Apayao is basically situated within the Cordillera Central mountains, traversed by many rivers.
The mountain range encompasses all provinces of the Cordillera Administrative Region (Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mountain Province), as well as portions of eastern Ilocos Norte, eastern Ilocos Sur, eastern La Union, northeastern Pangasinan, western Nueva Vizcaya, and western Cagayan.

Kalinga-Apayao

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Prior to 1995, Kalinga and Apayao comprised a single province named Kalinga-Apayao, which was partitioned to better service the needs of individual ethnic groups.
It was divided into the two provinces of Kalinga and Apayao with the passage of Philippine Republic Act No.

Cagayan Valley

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Kalinga-Apayao, along with Ifugao, became one of the provinces of the Cagayan Valley region in 1972.
It included the territories of the above-mentioned provinces and the eastern parts of the Cordillera provinces of Apayao, Kalinga, Ifugao and Benguet.

Legislative district of Apayao

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Apayao comprises 7 municipalities, all encompassed by a lone legislative district.
The Legislative District of Apayao is the representation of the province of Apayao in the various national legislatures of the Philippines.

Calanasan

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The 7 municipalities of the province comprise a total of 133 barangays, with Barangay Malama in Conner as the most populous in 2015, and Eleazar in Calanasan as the least.
Calanasan is 607 km north from Manila and located in the north-western section of Apayao bordering Santa Praxedes and Claveria in the north, Adams and Carasi in the west, Solsona in the south-west, Kabugao on the south, and Luna and some parts of Kabugao on the east.

Isnag people

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Although Apayao which was then part of Cagayan, was among the earliest areas penetrated by the Spaniards in the Cordilleras, the region, inhabited by the Isneg tribe, remained largely outside Spanish control until late in the 19th century. Other ethnic groups in the province were the Malaueg at, Isneg at, Kalinga at, Kankanaey at, Bontoc at, and Ibaloi at.
The Isnag people (also referred to as the Isneg and Apayao) are an Austronesian ethnic group native to Apayao Province in the Philippines' Cordillera Administrative Region.

Igorot people

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Other ethnic groups in the province were the Malaueg at, Isneg at, Kalinga at, Kankanaey at, Bontoc at, and Ibaloi at.
The Isnag, also Isneg or Apayao, live at the northwesterly end of northern Luzon, in the upper half of the Cordillera province of Apayao.

List of barangays in Apayao

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The province of Apayao has 133 barangays comprising its 7 municipalities.

Philippines

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Apayao (Probinsia ti Apayao) is a landlocked province in the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.

Luzon

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Apayao (Probinsia ti Apayao) is a landlocked province in the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.

Partition (politics)

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Prior to 1995, Kalinga and Apayao comprised a single province named Kalinga-Apayao, which was partitioned to better service the needs of individual ethnic groups.

Population density

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With a population of (as of the ) covering an area of undefined km2, Apayao is the least densely-populated province in the Philippines.

History of the Philippines (1521–1898)

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Although Apayao which was then part of Cagayan, was among the earliest areas penetrated by the Spaniards in the Cordilleras, the region, inhabited by the Isneg tribe, remained largely outside Spanish control until late in the 19th century.

Dominican Order

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As early as 1610, the Dominican friars established a mission in what is now the town of Pudtol.