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Agusan del Norte

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Country  Philippines
Language spoken
Area  2,730.24 km2
Region  Caraga
Capital  Cabadbaran CityButuan City
Governor  Liberal
Population  332,487
Colleges and Universities  Father Saturnino Urios University (Butuan), Caraga State University (Butuan), Caraga State University – Cabadbaran (Cabadbaran), Saint Michael College of Caraga (Nasipit)

Agusan del Norte (Tagalog: , Cebuano: ) is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga, a region in Mindanao. Its capital is Cabadbaran City and it borders Surigao del Norte to the north, Surigao del Sur to the east, Agusan del Sur to the south, and Misamis Oriental to the west. It faces Butuan Bay, part of the Bohol Sea, to the northwest.


Map of Agusan del Norte

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Agusan del Norte in the past, History of Agusan del Norte

In 1942, the Japanese Imperial forces landed in Northern Agusan.

Agusan del Norte in the past, History of Agusan del Norte

In 1945, Filipino soldiers of the 6th, 10th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 107th and 110th Infantry Division of the Philippine Commonwealth Army and the 10th Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Constabulary together with the recognized Agusan guerrilla fighter units against the Japanese forces beginning the liberation in Northern Agusan during World War II.

During World War II, a unit of the joint Philippine-American defense force were located at Manot, Talacogon, in the interior of the Agusan Valley.

Created by Republic Act 4979 from Agusan province.

On August 16, 2000, the seat of provincial government was transferred from Butuan City to Cabadbaran by virtue of Republic Act 8811, although the province is yet to complete the transfer of provincial services and functions to the new capital.


Agusan del Norte Beautiful Landscapes of Agusan del Norte

Located in the northeastern part of Mindanao, it is bounded on the north by Butuan Bay and Surigao del Norte; east by Surigao del Sur; west by Misamis Oriental; and south and southeast by Agusan del Sur. Agusan del Norte occupies a total land area of 2,730.24 square kilometres (1,054.15 sq mi). When Butuan City is included for geographical purposes, the provinces land area is 3,546.86 square kilometres (1,369.45 sq mi).


The economy of Agusan del Norte is dominantly agricultural, and it is one of the nations leading producers of rice.


Agusan del Norte Tourist places in Agusan del Norte

The province of Agusan del Norte has many beautiful beaches in Cabdbaran City and the towns of Carmen, Buenavista, and Nasipit. It also has Mount Hilong-Hilong in Cabadbaran, one of the tallest in Agusan del Norte.

Agusan del Norte Tourist places in Agusan del Norte

From the top of Prayer Mountain (Mount Pongkay), you can see the beautiful place of Cabadbaran like the buildings, churches, sea, rivers, etc. Also the Longest River in Mindanao and 3rd longest in the Philippines the Agusan River found in Butuan City, the Mount Mayapay Looming southwest of the Agusan Valley is this majestic mountain plateau, and also the Balangay boats that are ancient boats that were found in Butuan. They were excavated in the Balangay Shrine, across the Masao River from Bood Promontory. They played a major role in Butuan because Butuan was, and still is, a port city. Since its discovery, the Balangays have become an icon of Butuan. The Kaya ng Pinoy, Inc. recreated the Balangay boats and have sailed it as part of their project, the Balangay Voyage. So far they have only sailed around Southeast Asia. They are planning to sail around the world.


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