Agusan del Norte

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Agusan del Norte
Province of Agusan del Norte
Lake Mainit at Kitcharao
Magallanes ShrineJabonga
Agusan del Norte Provinvial Capitol
From top, left to right: Lake Mainit at Kitcharao; Magellan Shrine; Brgy. Poblacion in Jabonga; Agusan del Norte Provincial Capitol
Flag of Agusan del Norte
Flag
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°10′N 125°30′E / 9.17°N 125.5°E / 9.17; 125.5Coordinates: 9°10′N 125°30′E / 9.17°N 125.5°E / 9.17; 125.5
CountryPhilippines
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
Founded17 June 1967
Capital
Government
 • TypeSangguniang Panlalawigan
 • GovernorDale B. Corvera (PDP-Laban)
 • Vice GovernorRamon Alejandro G. Bungabong (PDP-Laban)
Area
 • Total2,730.24 km2 (1,054.15 sq mi)
Area rank48th out of 81
 (excluding Butuan City)
Highest elevation1,920 m (6,300 ft)
Population
 (2015 census)[2]
 • Total354,503
 • Rank64th out of 81
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
 • Density rank62nd out of 81
 (excluding Butuan City)
Divisions
 • Independent cities
 • Component cities
 • Municipalities
 • Barangays166
including independent cities: 252
 • Districts1st and 2nd districts of Agusan del Norte (shared with Butuan City)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PHT)
ZIP code
8600–8611
IDD:area code+63 (0)85
ISO 3166 codePH
Spoken languages
Income classification3rd class
Websitewww.agusandelnorte.gov.ph
‡ As per RA 8811, Cabadbaran is the officially designated capital of the province. However, the provincial government still holds office in Butuan City, pending the actual transfer of provincial offices to the new capital.

Agusan del Norte (Cebuano: Amihanang Agusan; Butuanon: Probinsya hong Agusan del Norte) is a province in the Philippines. It is in the Caraga region in Mindanao. The capital is the city of Cabadbaran and 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. It faces Butuan Bay, part of the Bohol Sea, to the northwest.

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 11 January 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  2. Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.