Caraga

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Caraga

Caraga Administrative Region
Region XIII
A lagoon in Libjo, Dinagat Islands
Tinuy-an FallsSiargao Island
Macapagal BridgeBayugan rotunda
Hinatuan Enchanted River
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
CountryPhilippines
Island groupMindanao
Regional centerButuan
Area
 • Total21,478.35 km2 (8,292.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total2,596,709
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-13
Provinces
Cities
Municipalities70
Barangays1,310

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. Retrieved 20 June 2016.