Caraga

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Caraga

Caraga Administrative Region
Region XIII
A naked beach at Siargao Island
Tinuy-an FallsRice Corn and Flower Festival in Bayugan
Macapagal BridgeA lagoon in Libjo, Dinagat Islands
Hinatuan Enchanted River
From top, left to right: A naked beach in Siargao Island; Tinuy-an Falls; Rice Corn and Flower Festival in Bayugan; Macapagal Bridge in Butuan; A lagoon in Libjo; Hinatuan Enchanted River
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°55′N 125°30′E / 8.92°N 125.5°E / 8.92; 125.5Coordinates: 8°55′N 125°30′E / 8.92°N 125.5°E / 8.92; 125.5
CountryPhilippines
Island groupMindanao
Regional centerButuan
Area
 • Total21,478.35 km2 (8,292.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census)[1]
 • Total2,804,788
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-13
Provinces
Cities
Municipalities70
Barangays1,310
Cong. districts7
Languages

Caraga is an administrative region in the Philippines. It is also known as Region XIII. It is on the northeastern part of the island of Mindanao. Butuan is the regional administrative center.

There are five provinces: Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, and Surigao del Sur.

References[change | change source]

  1. Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Unknown parameter |chapterurl= ignored (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)