Caraga

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Caraga, officially the Caraga Administrative Region or simply known as Caraga Region and designated as Region XIII, is an administrative region in the Philippines occupying the northeastern section of the island of Mindanao.wikipedia
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Mindanao

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Caraga, officially the Caraga Administrative Region or simply known as Caraga Region and designated as Region XIII, is an administrative region in the Philippines occupying the northeastern section of the island of Mindanao.
Mindanao is divided into six regions: the Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, the Caraga region, the Davao region, Soccsksargen, and the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

Agusan del Sur

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

Agusan del Norte

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

Dinagat Islands

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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.
The Dinagat Islands (Cebuano: Mga Pulo sa Dinagat; Surigaonon: Mga Puyo nan Dinagat) are a group of islands constituting a province in the Caraga region in the Philippines, located on the south side of Leyte Gulf.

Surigao del Norte

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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.
Surigao del Norte (Surigaonon: Probinsya nan Surigao del Norte; Amihanang Surigao; Spanish: Provincia de Surigao del Norte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region of Mindanao.

Surigao del Sur

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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.
Surigao del Sur (Surigaonon: Probinsya nan Surigao del Sur; Habagatang Surigao) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao.

Butuan

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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.
' (pronounced ), officially the ' (Dakbayan sa; Butuanon: Dakbayan hong ), or simply known as City, is a highly urbanized city and regional center of the Caraga Region,.

Regions of the Philippines

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Caraga, officially the Caraga Administrative Region or simply known as Caraga Region and designated as Region XIII, is an administrative region in the Philippines occupying the northeastern section of the island of Mindanao.

Surigao City

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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.
Located at the north-easternmost tip of Mindanao, it has a total land area of 245.34 km 2 which is roughly 1.4% of Caraga region.

Bislig

Bislig CityBislig, Surigao del SurBislig (Mangagoy)
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.
A complete statistical data of District of Caraga compiled in 1750 spelled as "Bislig", and also in the document titled "Provincia de San Nicolas de Tolentino de Agustinos descalzos dela Congregacion de España y Indias" in 1879.

Cabadbaran

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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.
The highest of all mountains in the Caraga region, Mount Hilong-Hilong (with an altitude of 2012 m above sea level), rises in this city.

Tandag

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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. Other breaks, which offer exploratory surfing without crowds, are found in the towns of Cantilan, Tandag and Lanuza.

Kalagan language

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Caraga is named after the Kalagan people (Spanish "Caragan"), a Mansakan subgroup (related to Visayans) native to the regions of Davao and parts of Caraga who speak the Kalagan languages.
It is also spoken in a few parts of Caraga, still in Mindanao.

Rajahnate of Butuan

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During pre-colonial times, the Rajahnate of Butuan ruled in what is now Agusan del Norte and Butuan City.
As a result, Butuan is considered to have been a major trading port in the Caraga region during the pre-colonial era.

Davao Region

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Caraga is named after the Kalagan people (Spanish "Caragan"), a Mansakan subgroup (related to Visayans) native to the regions of Davao and parts of Caraga who speak the Kalagan languages.
Surigao del Sur was moved to the newly created region Caraga on February 23, 1995.

Bayugan

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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.
"Comprehensive" it is because it offers different curricula such as ESEP (Engineering and Science Education Program), Special Program in Journalism (pilot school for journalism in CARAGA Region), Special Program in the Arts (with the specialization of Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Dancing, Music, Media Arts and Theater Arts), Technical Vocational Courses, Special Program in Sports and Revised Basic Education Curriculum.

Lumad

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While the Rajahnate of Butuan was at large, the indigenous lumads of the inner sections of Caraga were free and had their own democratic societies that were highly advanced.
The Caraga region is named after them.

Mansakan languages

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Caraga is named after the Kalagan people (Spanish "Caragan"), a Mansakan subgroup (related to Visayans) native to the regions of Davao and parts of Caraga who speak the Kalagan languages.

Agusan River

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The most productive agricultural area of the region lies along the Agusan River Basin.
Agusan River is a river in the Philippines, located in the north-eastern part of Mindanao island, draining majority of the Caraga region and some parts of Compostela Valley province.

Provinces of the Philippines

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Caraga comprises 5 provinces, 1 highly urbanized city, 5 component cities, 70 municipalities, and 1,310 barangays.

Cebuano language

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Most of its inhabitants speak Cebuano and reside in the rural areas.
It has spread west towards the Zamboanga Peninsula, east towards the Caraga Region, and south towards Bukidnon, Cotabato and the Davao Region in the final years of Spanish colonial rule.

Lanuza, Surigao del Sur

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Other breaks, which offer exploratory surfing without crowds, are found in the towns of Cantilan, Tandag and Lanuza.
Lanuza was awarded a "clean and green" municipality title of the Caraga Region.

Island groups of the Philippines

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Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and BARMM are for Mindanao.

Siargao

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Siargao, popularly known as the "surfing capital of the Philippines", hosts an annual international surfing event.

Philippines

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Caraga, officially the Caraga Administrative Region or simply known as Caraga Region and designated as Region XIII, is an administrative region in the Philippines occupying the northeastern section of the island of Mindanao.