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Bicol Region

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Catanduanes is an island province located in the Bicol Region of Luzon in the Philippines.
The Bicol Region, also known simply as Bicol and historically known as Ibalong prior to Spanish colonization, (Spanish: Bicolandia; Rehiyon nin Bikol/Kabikolan; Rinconada Bicol: Rehiyon ka Bikol; Kabikulan) is a region of the Philippines, designated as Region V. Bicol comprises six provinces, four on the Bicol Peninsula mainland (the southeastern end of Luzon) – Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon – and the offshore island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.

Luzon

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Catanduanes is an island province located in the Bicol Region of Luzon in the Philippines.
As such, it includes the Luzon mainland, the Batanes and Babuyan groups of islands to the north, Polillo Islands to the east, and the outlying islands of Catanduanes, Marinduque, Masbate, Romblon, Mindoro and Palawan, among others, to the south.

List of islands of the Philippines

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It is the 12th-largest Island in the Philippines.
Catanduanes Island

Camarines Sur

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Its capital is Virac and the province lies to the east of Camarines Sur across Maqueda Channel.
To the east lies the island province of Catanduanes across the Maqueda Channel.

Panay (Catanduanes)

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The province comprises Catanduanes Island (also called Virac Island), the Panay Island, Lete Island, Palumbanes group of islands (Porongpong, Tignob and Calabagio) and a few other minor surrounding islets and rocks.
Panay is a small island in the Philippines, located northwest of Catanduanes Island in the Bicol Region.

Albay

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Catanduanes was a former sub-province of Ambos Camarines in the early 1900s and later of Albay.
Albay was then divided into four districts: Iraya, Cordillera or Tabaco, Sorsogon and Catanduanes.

Philippine Sea

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The island bounded on the west by the Maqueda Channel, on the south by Lagonoy Gulf, and on the north and east by the Philippine Sea.
It is bordered by the Philippine archipelago (Luzon, Catanduanes, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao) on the southwest; Halmahera, Morotai, Palau, Yap, and Ulithi (of the Carolines) on the southeast; the Marianas, including Guam, Saipan, and Tinian, on the east; the Bonin and Iwo Jima on the northeast; the Japanese islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyūshū on the north; the Ryukyu Islands on the northwest; and Taiwan in the west.

Provinces of the Philippines

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Catanduanes is an island province located in the Bicol Region of Luzon in the Philippines.
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Maqueda Channel

Its capital is Virac and the province lies to the east of Camarines Sur across Maqueda Channel. The island bounded on the west by the Maqueda Channel, on the south by Lagonoy Gulf, and on the north and east by the Philippine Sea.
The Maqueda Channel is a strait in the Philippines separating the island of Catanduanes from the Caramoan Peninsula in the Bicol Region of Luzon.

Palumbanes

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The province comprises Catanduanes Island (also called Virac Island), the Panay Island, Lete Island, Palumbanes group of islands (Porongpong, Tignob and Calabagio) and a few other minor surrounding islets and rocks.
The Palumbanes or Palumbanes Islands, also known locally as “Parompong” (Porongpong), is a group of islands in the Philippine Sea located in the northern part of Caramoran, province of Catanduanes, Bicol Region, Philippines.

Legislative district of Catanduanes

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Catanduanes comprises 11 municipalities, all encompassed by a single legislative district.
The lone Legislative District of Catanduanes is the representation of the Province of Catanduanes in the Philippine House of Representatives.

Caulerpa

Many edible marine algae such as caulerpa, valonia, and turbellaria also grow abundantly on its rough coasts.
In the Philippines, sea grapes are raised in the Catanduanes and Cebu provinces for domestic consumption in the Philippines as well as for export to Japan.

Bikol languages

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There are two variants of the Bikol languages native to this island province: Northern Catanduanes Bicolano and Southern Catanduanes Bicolano.
The Bikol languages are a group of Central Philippine languages spoken mostly in the Bicol Peninsula in the island of Luzon, the neighboring island province of Catanduanes and the island of Burias of Masbate.

Legislative districts of Albay

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Catanduanes was represented as part of Albay's second district from 1907 to 1931, and fully comprised that province's fourth district from 1931 to 1946.
Catanduanes last formed part of the province's representation in 1946, when it began to elect its own representative as a full-fledged province.

Bicolano people

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The predominant ethnic group is the Bicolano people.
Bicolanos live in the southeastern peninsula of Luzon, now containing the provinces of Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Catanduanes, Sorsogon and Masbate (although the majority of Masbate's population are Visayans).

Bicol narrowmouth toad

Catanduanes narrow-mouthed frog
The Catanduanes narrow-mouthed frog (Kaloula kokacii), an arboreal amphibian found only in Catanduanes and some parts of Bicol, enjoys its diversity but is being carefully monitored.
It is endemic to the Philippines, where it is found in the Bicol Peninsula and Catanduanes Island.

Benham Rise

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Fishermen from Catanduanes have always been linked to Benham Rise.
The Rise has been known to the people of Catanduanes as Kalipung-awan since pre-colonial times, which literally means 'loneliness from an isolated place'.

Central Bikol

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In written form, the conventional mainland language like Central Bikol is used.
It is spoken in the northern and western part of Camarines Sur, second congressional district of Camarines Norte, eastern part of Albay, northeastern part of Sorsogon, San Pascual town in Masbate, and southwestern part of Catanduanes.

Southern Catanduanes Bikol language

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There are two variants of the Bikol languages native to this island province: Northern Catanduanes Bicolano and Southern Catanduanes Bicolano.
Southern Catanduanes Bikol, or Virac, is one of the Bikol languages of Catanduanes in the Philippines.

Carmen Camacho

Carmen Camacho – 1960s Philippine Kundiman Diva
Carmen Camacho (born 1939, in Catanduanes, Luzon, Philippines) was one of the Philippine Kundiman Divas of the 1960s along with Norma Ledesma, Norma Balagtas, Pilita Corrales, and others.

Pandan Bikol language

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There are two variants of the Bikol languages native to this island province: Northern Catanduanes Bicolano and Southern Catanduanes Bicolano.
It is spoken in Pandan and northeastern portion of Catanduanes.

Bernabe Concepcion

Bernabe Concepcion – a native of Rizal, Viga. Is a Filipino featherweight boxer.
Concepcion resides in Rizal, Viga, Catanduanes, Philippines.

San Jose, Viga

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Barangay San José or most commonly known as Barangay Oco (PSGC: 052010023) is one of the thirty-one (31) barangays and among the two (2) urbanized barangay of Viga in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines.

Salvador A. Rodolfo Sr.

Salvador A. Rodolfo Sr. – a Filipino soldier who helped liberate the Island Province of Catanduanes in the Philippines from the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. He was known in Catanduanes as "Phantom" or the "Man who Never Dies", based on the comic book hero The Phantom created by Lee Falk in 1936.
Col. Salvador Rodolfo Sr. (7 February 1919 – 9 January 2012) was a Filipino soldier who helped liberate the Island Province of Catanduanes in the Philippines from the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. He was known in Catanduanes as “Phantom” or the "Man who Never Dies", based on the comic book hero created by Lee Falk in 1936.

Tambongon, Viga

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Tambongon (PSGC: 052010029) is one of the thirty-one (31) barangays of Viga in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines.