Surigao del Norte

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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.wikipedia
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Surigaonon language

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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.
Surigaonon is a Philippine regional language spoken by Surigaonon people in the province of Surigao del Norte, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Sur, and some portions of Agusan del Norte especially the towns near the Mainit Lake, Agusan del Sur and Davao Oriental.

Caraga

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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.
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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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. Distrito de Surigao became a chartered province on May 15, 1901 (Philippine Commission Act 127).

Siargao

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The province comprises two major islands—Siargao and Bucas Grande—in the Philippine Sea, plus a small area at the northeastern tip of Mindanao.
Siargao is a tear-drop shaped island in the Philippine Sea situated 196 kilometers southeast of Tacloban in the province of Surigao del Norte.

Agusan del Norte

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This mainland portion borders Agusan del Norte, and Surigao del Sur to the south.
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.

Southern Leyte

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Numerous ferries cross the Surigao Strait between Surigao and the island of Leyte carrying vehicles and passengers between Liloan in Southern Leyte and Surigao City.
Southern Leyte forms an important part of the inter-island transportation system of the country, with ferries transporting people and goods between Liloan and Surigao del Norte in Mindanao.

Bucas Grande

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The province comprises two major islands—Siargao and Bucas Grande—in the Philippine Sea, plus a small area at the northeastern tip of Mindanao.
Bucas Grande is an island in the province of Surigao del Norte in the Philippines.

Surigao del Sur

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This mainland portion borders Agusan del Norte, and Surigao del Sur to the south. The ancient district of Caraga, which was established in 1609 comprised all of the present day provinces of Surigao del Norte, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Sur, the northern part of Davao Oriental and eastern 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.

Legislative districts of Surigao del Norte

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Dinagat Islands had been a part of the First District of Surigao del Norte until becoming a province on its own on December 2, 2006, with the approval of ''Republic Act No.
The Legislative districts of Surigao del Norte are the representations of the province of Surigao del Norte in the various national legislatures of the Philippines.

Surigao Strait

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Numerous ferries cross the Surigao Strait between Surigao and the island of Leyte carrying vehicles and passengers between Liloan in Southern Leyte and Surigao City.
The ferries stop at Liloan, Southern Leyte and Surigao City in Surigao del Norte.

Mindanao

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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. The province comprises two major islands—Siargao and Bucas Grande—in the Philippine Sea, plus a small area at the northeastern tip of Mindanao.
In the eastern portion of the island, from Bilas Point in Surigao del Norte to Cape San Agustin in Davao Oriental, is a range of complex mountains known in their northern portion as the Diwata Mountains.

2006 Dinagat Islands creation plebiscite

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9355'', the Charter of the Province of Dinagat Islands, in a plebiscite.
The Dinagat Islands creation plebiscite was a plebiscite on the creation of the Province of Dinagat Islands from Surigao del Norte province in the Philippines.

Dinagat Islands

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Dinagat Islands had been a part of the First District of Surigao del Norte until becoming a province on its own on December 2, 2006, with the approval of ''Republic Act No. The ancient district of Caraga, which was established in 1609 comprised all of the present day provinces of Surigao del Norte, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Sur, the northern part of Davao Oriental and eastern Misamis Oriental.
Located to the northeast of Surigao del Norte, the Dinagat Islands are separated physically from the mainland of Surigao City by a narrow channel, which takes about 45 minutes to cross by pumpboat from the Surigao City Port to San Jose Port.

Tausūg people

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Other Visayan words derived from the same root include Sinulog, Sulu, and Tausug (Suluk).
The Tausug language is related to Bicolano, Tagalog and Visayan languages, being especially closely related to the Surigaonon language of the provinces Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur and the Butuanon language of northeastern Mindanao specially the root Tausug words without the influence of the Arabic language, sharing many common words.

Bacuag, Surigao del Norte

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The town of Bacuag is situated along the north-eastern coast of Mindanao, along the eastern part of the province of Surigao del Norte.

Surigao (province)

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Distrito de Surigao became a chartered province on May 15, 1901 (Philippine Commission Act 127).
The province was dissolved on 1960, comprising what are now the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, and Dinagat Islands.

Alegria, Surigao del Norte

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There are plans for a Mindanao railway network with a railway station in Alegria which would be an intermediate station on a branch line between Surigao and Davao

Lumad

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Surigao is home to the Mamanwa ethnic tribe.
They speak the Kamigin language and are closely related to the Manobo groups from Surigao del Norte.

Paco (volcano)

Paco Volcano
Paco is an inactive volcano, 524 m in elevation, located at 9°35.6' North, 125°31.1' East, in the province of Surigao del Norte, region of Caraga, island of Mindanao, the Philippines.

Spanish language

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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.

Philippines

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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.

Regions of the Philippines

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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 City

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Its capital is Surigao City.

Philippine Sea

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The province comprises two major islands—Siargao and Bucas Grande—in the Philippine Sea, plus a small area at the northeastern tip of Mindanao.