Cordillera Administrative Region

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Cordillera Administrative Region
Batad Rice Terraces
Tayum Church in Abra
Lubuagan, Kalinga
Colors of StoBoSa
Hanging coffins of Sagada
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Country Philippines
Island groupLuzon
Regional centerBaguio
 • Total19,422.03 km2 (7,498.89 sq mi)
 • Total1,722,006
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-15

Cordillera Administrative Region is an administrative region in the Philippines. It is on the island of Luzon. The regional center is Baguio.

It was created on July 15, 1987. There are 6 provinces: Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mountain Province.

Mount Pulag, the highest mountain in Luzon, is in the region. Rivers include the Chico River, Abulog, and Siffu River. Tourist sites include Banaue Rice Terraces, Cassamata Hill National Park, and Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park.

References[change | change source]

  1. Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.{{cite encyclopedia}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)