Cordillera Administrative Region

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Cordillera Administrative Region

CAR
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Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Country Philippines
Island groupLuzon
Regional centerBaguio
Area
 • Total19,422.03 km2 (7,498.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total1,722,006
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-15
Provinces
Cities
Municipalities75
Barangays1,176

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.