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  Luzon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The southeastern portion of Luzón is dominated by the Bicol Peninsula.
To the east of the peninsula lies the island of Catanduanes.
Bicol Region (Region V) occupies the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzón island, plus the outlying islands which include the island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.
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 Luzon. Who is Luzon? What is Luzon? Where is Luzon? Definition of Luzon. Meaning of Luzon.
Bicol Peninsula is connected to the main part of Luzon through the Tayabas Isthmus.
Located off the southwestern coast of the Bicol Peninsula are the islands of Ticao, Burias, and Masbate.
Bicol Region (Region V) occupies the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island, plus the outlying islands which include the island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Luzon   (1368 words)

  
 Luzon [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The southeastern portion of Luzon is dominated by the Bicol Peninsula Bicol Region is one of the regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island.
Bicol Region Bicol Region is one of the regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island.
The inhabitants are of Bicolano descent with Bikol Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon.
www.wikimirror.com /Luzon   (11063 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Luzon
Bicol Region is one of the regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island.
Bicol Region or Bicolandia is one of the regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island.
Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Luzon   (4996 words)

  
 Albay [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Languages: Bikol Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon.
Bikol Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon.
Most of Albay is located on mainland Bicol Peninsula Bicol Region is one of the regions of the Philippines occupying the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island.
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 Bicol Region
Bicol Region is one of the regions of the Philippines.
The region occupies the Bicol Peninsula[?] at the southeastern end of Luzon island.
The inhabitants speak Bicolano, and the regional capital is Legazpi City[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/bi/Bicol_Region.html   (49 words)

  
 Bicol Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bicol Tourist Region Provides information on the Bicol Region of southeastern Luzon which is made up of the Provinces of Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Sorsogon, Catanduanes and Masbate.
Buhi Bicol Vocabulary Vocabulary list with English equivalents of the language spoken in the town of Buhi, Camarines Sur, in the Bicol Peninsula of the Luzon Island of the Philippine Archipelago.
Bicol Association of Quebec Non-profit organization representing Filipino Canadians of Bicol ancestry within the province of Quebec.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Bicol_Region.html   (411 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Albay
In 1573, Juan de Salcedo penetrated the Bicol Peninsula from the north as far south as Libon and established the settlement of Santiago de Libon.
The entire Bicol peninsula was organized as one province with two divisions, Camarines in the northwest, and Ibalon in the southeast.
The province of Albay lost the Caramoan Peninsula and the towns of Lagonoy, Caramoan and Sagnay to Camarines Sur and gained the towns of the Iraya district (Camalig, Guinobatan, Maoraro, Ligas, Oas, Polangui, Libon, Donsol and Quipia) in 1846.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/albay.htm   (1693 words)

  
 THE BICOL REGION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Occupying the southern stretch of Luzon, the Bicol Peninsula is surrounded by natural barrier.
The underbelly of Bicol is composed of the provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate which stand guard on the northern and southern approaches.
Bicol is accessible to Manila and the rest of Luzon through air, land, rail and sea.
www.wowbicol.com /profile.htm   (1171 words)

  
 Luzon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
In the of the plain rises the solitary Mount To the west in the Zambales Mountains Mount Pinatubo made famous because of its enormous 1991 eruption.
Bicol Peninsula is connected to the part of Luzon through the Tayabas Isthmus.
Bicol Region (Region V) occupies the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon plus the outlying islands which include the provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.
www.freeglossary.com /Luzon   (1518 words)

  
 Bicol mainland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
It is bounded on the north by the Bicol Mainland, on the south by the Visayan Sea, on the west by Sibuyan Sea and on the east by the Burias Pass,...
Among the six provinces of the Bicol Region, Masbate is the poorest and farthest from the mainland.
Catanduanes is an island province in the Bicol region, southeast of Luzon.
www.vacationwish.com /bicol-mainland.html   (1617 words)

  
 Luzon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bicol Peninsula isconnected to the main part of Luzon through the Tayabas Isthmus.
This 2,460-meter high volcano issymmetrically shaped, rivaling that of Mount Fuji in Japan and is considered a symbol of the Bicol Region.Other notable mountains are MountIsarog and Mount Iriga in Camarines Sur, and Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon.
Bicol Region (Region V) occupies the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island, plus the outlyingislands which include the island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.
www.therfcc.org /luzon-36016.html   (1344 words)

  
 Bicol region, Philippines
Popularly known as the Bicol Region, Region 5 is situated at the southernmost tip of the Luzon land mass.
The Bicol Region is composed of six provinces (Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate and Sorsogon).
Bicol is home to the world famous Mount Mayon, whose name is derived from the local word "magayon" meaning beautiful.
home.comcast.net /~maesteban/island_groups/luzon/region5/bicolregion.htm   (210 words)

  
 Naga City Tourism Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
For a first-timer who would approach the Bicol peninsula from the sea or from the air, the three mountains, together with Mts.
During the Spanish colonial period, the Bicol peninsula was inhabited by mountain-dwelling Agta (Aeta), Dumagat, and Malayan descendants who were lowland dwellers.
Isarog whose herpetological wonders have been internationally recognized as one of the Philippine's most fragile and treasured centers of biological diversity, is a favorite ecological ground for both foreign and local mountain trekkers and scientists.
www.naga.gov.ph /tourism/isarog1.htm   (414 words)

  
 Bikol
Inhabiting the whole of the southeastern peninsula of Luzon, the Bikol are concentrated most heavily in the plains around the Legaspi-Albay agricultural areas, which support about half of the population, and the primary cities of Naga and Legaspi.
While officially all Bicolano speak the same language, the social circumscription of groups has led to such a proliferation of dialects that a lingua franca called Bikol Naga is in general use throughout the area.
Bicol speakers are found in the provinces of Albay, Sorsogon, Catanduanes, Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur.
isis.csuhayward.edu /cesmith/virtmus/Philippines/Peoples/Bikol.htm   (132 words)

  
 Bicol's mountain treasures - Jun. 19, 2003
Bicol, they say, is shaped by the "3Ms": its mountains, monsoons, and people's undying devotion to the Virgin of Peñafrancia, their "Ina," or Mother.
A first-timer who approaches the Bicol Peninsula from the sea or air will easily find out that the three mountains -- together with Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon and Mt. Labo in Camarines Norte -- truly dominate Bicol's rugged landscape, which was then known as the Tierra de Ibalon.
During the Spanish colonial period, the Bicol peninsula was inhabited by mountain-dwelling Agta, Dumagat and Malayan descendants who were lowland dwellers.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/jun/19/reg_9-1.htm   (390 words)

  
 Welcome to Camarines Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The province is geographically located in the central part of the Bicol peninsula which forms the southeastern part of the Bicol peninsula which forms the southeastern part of the island of Luzon.
The Bicol River, the largest in the region with an approximate length of 95 kilometers, begins at the outlet of Lake Bato and flows across through the plain to San Miguel Bay.
The Bicol River is the largest river in the region and considered the main drainage channel for the major basin area of the Bicol Plains.
www.camarinessur.gov.ph /new?page=5&submenu=47   (665 words)

  
 About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The seas around the peninsula are among the riches fishing grounds in the country; these are in Burias Pass, Sibuyan Sea, Ticao Pass, Ragay Gulf and Lagonoy Gulf.
The original settlers of Bicol were said to be hybridized by the Tagalog (who migrated to Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur) and the Visayans (who moved to Masbate and Sorsogon).
The Bicol dialect in Camarines Norte is interchangeably used with Tagalog, while the one used in Masbate and Sorsogon is mixed with northern Visayan language.
www.sarongbanguiofgeorgiainc.org /about.html   (1372 words)

  
 Bicol - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bicol Region, an administrative subdivision of the Philippines
Bicol Peninsula, a landform where the Bicol Region is located
Bikol, a language spoken by the inhabitants of Bicol Region.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Bicol   (122 words)

  
 Caramoan Peninsula Camarines Sur, Caramoan Beach Bicol province Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The small town of Caramoan was then located at the tip of Caramoan Peninsula, a rugged place of land extending into the waters of the Maqueda Channel on the North and East and Lagonoy Gulf on the South.
It was determined that the first name given to this place was Guta de Leche by the Dutch traders who operated a gold mine in Lahuy Island and frequented the area to trade with the natives, prior to the arrival of the Spaniards.
Caramoan is one of the thirty-five municipalities of the Province of Camarines Sur and is situated at the heart of the Caramoan Peninsula at the southernmost tip of Luzon.
www.lakbay-pilipinas.coms.ph /travel_caramoan.html   (644 words)

  
 BICOL Region Profile !!!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Bicol peninsula is composed of six provinces, 7 cities, 107 municipalities and 3,471 barangays.
Camarines Norte is also known as the Gateway to Bicol, with Naga City as the Heart of Bicol, Iriga City as the Conscience of Bicol, and Legazpi City as the Regional Center.
These are the development imperatives and challenges for the Bicol leaders and the Bicolanos to tackle and face to enable them to pursue with relentless determination and efforts the development and progress of the region.
www.region5.dilg.gov.ph /profile.html   (759 words)

  
 Luzon - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Off the southeast tip of Bicol is Samar island, separated by San_Bernardino_Strait.
Bicol Peninsula is connected to the main part of Luzon through the Tayabas_Isthmus.
This 2,460-meter high volcano is symmetrically shaped, rivaling that of Mount_Fuji in Japan and is considered a symbol of the Bicol_Region.
www.indexsuche.com /Luzon.html   (1259 words)

  
 PIA Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Juanito David, NFA Bicol regional manager, said the bulk of the procurement equivalent to 441,167 bags which represents 59.4 per cent of the regional total came from Camarines Sur while the least of 3,093 bags representing some 0.4 per cent of the region’s total palay purchased were bought from Catanduanes.
The DILG in Bicol issued a memorandum, in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 683 declaring the month of February of every year as National Arts Month, enjoining all provincial, city and municipal chief executives, DILG provincial offices to send contingents and participate in the annual Bicol arts festivities.
DOT Bicol regional director Maria "Nini" Ravanilla also announced that local chief executives in the region have already expressed full support and cooperation to the annual arts festival vowing to send in their contingents and participate in the event’s activities.
www.pia.gov.ph /press/p030214.htm   (2609 words)

  
 Search Encyclopedia.com
903,785), SE Luzon, on the Bicol peninsula, in the Philippines.
An important port on the Calumpan River near its mouth on Batangas Bay, it has a large oil refinery and serves a fertile farm area noted for its fruits, cacao, and coffee.
Bataan Bataanbătăn´, -tän´, bätä-än´, peninsula and province (1990 pop.
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