Surigao del Sur

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

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Surigao del Sur (Surigaonon: Probinsya nan Surigao del Sur; Habagatang Surigao) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. Surigaonon is spoken in most parts of Surigao del Sur (except in Bislig City and the towns of Barobo, Hinatuan, Lingig and Tagbina, where most of the inhabitants speak Cebuano; Kamayo, a different language but distantly related to Surigaonon, is spoken by the rest of the population), with Cantilangnon, a northern variation of Surigaonon which is very much similar to the dialect of Surigaonon as spoken in Surigao del Norte, being spoken mostly in the five northern municipalities of the province namely Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen and Lanuza (or the municipal clusters called CarCanMadCarLan); these municipalities were once under a single Municipality of Cantilan before December 10, 1918.
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.

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

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

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It was with the arrival of the immigrants that the province acquired its name from one of the natives, Saliagao who are now known as Surigaonon, who lived near the mouth of the river.
Surigaonons populate the eastern coastal plain of Mindanao, particularly the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands.

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Surigao del Sur was created as the 56th Philippine province on June 19, 1960 through Republic Act 2786, separated from its mother province, Surigao, on September 18, 1960.

Agusan del Sur

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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.
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 Norte

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

Davao Oriental

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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.
Its capital is Mati, and it borders the province of Compostela Valley to the west, and Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur to the north.

Agusan del Norte

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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.
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.

Legislative districts of Surigao del Sur

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There are two congressional districts encompassing all cities and towns.
The Legislative districts of Surigao del Sur are the representations of the province of Surigao del Sur in the various national legislatures of the Philippines.

Tandag

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Its capital is Tandag City.
Since Tandag is the capital of the province of Surigao del Sur, it hosts the annual Araw ng Surigao del Sur Celebration. A trade fair showcasing the products from the different municipalities of Surigao del Sur is one of the week-long events while a local pageant entitled, Mutya ng Surigao del Sur held at the Tandag City Gymnasium in Bongtud serves as the highlight of the event.

Cortes, Surigao del Sur

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Cortes is a fourth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines.

Lianga, Surigao del Sur

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Lianga is one of the oldest towns of the province of Surigao del Sur by virtue of Executive Order No. 27 on October 17, 1919.

Mindanao

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Surigao del Sur (Surigaonon: Probinsya nan Surigao del Sur; Habagatang Surigao) is a province in the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao.
Of the seven aforementioned regional languages, Cebuano has the highest number of speakers, being spoken throughout Northern Mindanao (except the southern parts of Lanao del Norte), the Davao region, the western half of the Caraga region (as well as the city of Bislig and the municipalities surrounding it in Surigao del Sur), the entirety of the Zamboanga Peninsula (with the exception of Zamboanga City), and southern SOCCSKSARGEN.

Barobo, Surigao del Sur

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Surigaonon is spoken in most parts of Surigao del Sur (except in Bislig City and the towns of Barobo, Hinatuan, Lingig and Tagbina, where most of the inhabitants speak Cebuano; Kamayo, a different language but distantly related to Surigaonon, is spoken by the rest of the population), with Cantilangnon, a northern variation of Surigaonon which is very much similar to the dialect of Surigaonon as spoken in Surigao del Norte, being spoken mostly in the five northern municipalities of the province namely Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen and Lanuza (or the municipal clusters called CarCanMadCarLan); these municipalities were once under a single Municipality of Cantilan before December 10, 1918.
Barobo lies in the central part of the province of Surigao del Sur.

Tago, Surigao del Sur

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Tago is located in the central part of Surigao del Sur facing the Pacific Ocean.

Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

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Surigaonon is spoken in most parts of Surigao del Sur (except in Bislig City and the towns of Barobo, Hinatuan, Lingig and Tagbina, where most of the inhabitants speak Cebuano; Kamayo, a different language but distantly related to Surigaonon, is spoken by the rest of the population), with Cantilangnon, a northern variation of Surigaonon which is very much similar to the dialect of Surigaonon as spoken in Surigao del Norte, being spoken mostly in the five northern municipalities of the province namely Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen and Lanuza (or the municipal clusters called CarCanMadCarLan); these municipalities were once under a single Municipality of Cantilan before December 10, 1918.
Hinatuan is a second class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines.

Surigao (province)

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Surigao del Sur was created as the 56th Philippine province on June 19, 1960 through Republic Act 2786, separated from its mother province, Surigao, on September 18, 1960. In 1901, Distrito de Surigao became chartered province.
Originally a Spanish-era district, 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.

Kamayo language

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Surigaonon is spoken in most parts of Surigao del Sur (except in Bislig City and the towns of Barobo, Hinatuan, Lingig and Tagbina, where most of the inhabitants speak Cebuano; Kamayo, a different language but distantly related to Surigaonon, is spoken by the rest of the population), with Cantilangnon, a northern variation of Surigaonon which is very much similar to the dialect of Surigaonon as spoken in Surigao del Norte, being spoken mostly in the five northern municipalities of the province namely Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen and Lanuza (or the municipal clusters called CarCanMadCarLan); these municipalities were once under a single Municipality of Cantilan before December 10, 1918.
Spoken by some areas of Surigao del Sur (the city of Bislig and the municipalities of Barobo, Hinatuan, Lingig, Tagbina, Lianga, San Agustin & Marihatag) and Davao Oriental, Kamayo varies from one municipality to another.

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Surigaonon is spoken in most parts of Surigao del Sur (except in Bislig City and the towns of Barobo, Hinatuan, Lingig and Tagbina, where most of the inhabitants speak Cebuano; Kamayo, a different language but distantly related to Surigaonon, is spoken by the rest of the population), with Cantilangnon, a northern variation of Surigaonon which is very much similar to the dialect of Surigaonon as spoken in Surigao del Norte, being spoken mostly in the five northern municipalities of the province namely Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen and Lanuza (or the municipal clusters called CarCanMadCarLan); these municipalities were once under a single Municipality of Cantilan before December 10, 1918.
CarCanMadCarLan is a settlement area in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines and is about the northernmost quarter of the province.

Sirong Festival

Their dances are showcased in the local festival, "Sirong Festival", held especially during the town fiesta of Cantilan.
Although some other municipalities in the province of Surigao del Sur are claiming to have this festival originated from them.

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He is the incumbent congressman/representative of Surigao del Sur's 1st district and had previously held the same position from 1998 to 2007.

Tinuy-an Falls

Bislig's main tourist attraction is the Tinuy-an Falls, known as the little "Niagara Falls of the Philippines".
Tinuy-an Falls is a multi-tiered waterfall in Bislig, Surigao del Sur in the southern island of Mindanao, Philippines.

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Before the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century, the aborigines of the province were the Mamanua and Manobo.
In Surigao del Sur, a barangay was evacuated to shelter sites in Tandag City due to increasing military and NPA activity.

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