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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Provinces of the Philippines
A province (lalawigan or probinsya in Filipino) is the primary local government unit in the Philippines.
The judicial powers in the province is under the supervision of the Supreme Court of the Philippines[?].
Heading the legislature of the province is the vice-governor (bise-gobernador) who presides over the Provincial Board (Sangguniang Panlalawigan), which is composed of a number of board members for each district of the province.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/pr/Provinces_of_the_Philippines   (370 words)

 Philippines - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
Romblon, an island province that lies south of Manila and north of Panay is rich in both lush vegetation and mineral resources.
The Province of Abra was established last March 10, 1917.
Baler, Aurora was the birthplace of the deceased Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Geography/Philippines-9651.html   (1261 words)

 Paradise Philippines
Paradise Philippines has been one of the most sought after tourist country in Asia not only because of the beautiful natural wonders it has to offer but also because of the warm welcome people get the moment they get off the plane.
This is the Paradise Philippines is divided in 81 Provinces, its subdivided into cities and municipalities.
Below are the different Provinces of the Philippines, indicated there are the KM² and the MI², also included is the Capital for each of the provinces.
www.philippinesparadise.net /provinces-of-the-philippines.htm   (331 words)

  All Philippines Hotels. The best prices for hotels in Philippines
What she meant was that the Philippines receives fewer visitors than other Southeast Asian countries - about two million a year compared to Thailand's six million - because it is not part of the Southeast Asian mainland.
But it was the events of the 1980s that brought the Philippines to the general attention of the rest of the world.
The Philippines is a passion play writ large and nowhere is this more evident than in the hundreds of fiestas and religious ceremonies that are held every year.
www.philippines.world-of-travel.net   (1110 words)

 Talk:Provinces of the Philippines - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Is it "A province is administered by a governor" or "A province is administered by a Governor"?
I don't know the tradition of English in the Philippines, but if what you learned at school officially is more British-like, hyphenate it.
English in the Philippines is almost exclusively American in form (the Philippines having been under American rule for almost 50 years).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Talk:Provinces_of_the_Philippines   (287 words)

 Ilocos Sur - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Ilocos Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
Its capital is Vigan City and borders Ilocos Norte and Abra to the north, Mountain Province to the east, and La Union and Benguet to the south.
It is bounded by Ilocos Norte on the north, Abra on the northeast, Mountain Province on the east, Benguet on the southeast, La Union on the south, and the China Sea on the west.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Ilocos_Sur   (231 words)

 Hector's page of the Philippines
It is landlocked on the north by Ilocos Norte, on the east by Kalinga-Apayao, on the west by Ilocos Sur and on the south by Ilocos Sur and the Mountain Province.
It is bounded on the north by Ilocos Sur and the Mountain Province, on the east by Ifugao and Nueva Vizcaya, on the west by La Union, and on the south by Pangasinan.
It is bounded on the north by the Mountain Province, on the east by Isabela, on the west by Benguet, and on the south by Nueva Vizcaya.
members.aol.com /johnromeo/Philippines.html   (1717 words)

 Teleflora Philippines
Teleflora Philippines, as aptly known, is the exclusive local affiliate of Teleflor International, a 50,000--strong organization of selected professional florist shops around the world.
Teleflora Philippines serves floral orders not only to 61 cities and 73 provinces in the Philippines but also to more than 10,000 cities and 185 countries across the globe.
Indeed, Teleflora Philippines is a one-stop network for all floral needs -- whether they are intended to convey personal greetings and sympathies, corporate gestures of appreciation, and romantic expressions of love -- to both local and international destinations.
www.telefloraphilippines.com /about.asp   (163 words)

 ipedia.com: Province Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Province is a name for a subnational entity of government usually one step below the national level.
Also very populous are several other Chinese provinces, as well as Punjab, Pakistan, pop.
The largest provinces by area are Xinjiang, China (1,600,000 sq.
www.ipedia.com /province.html   (166 words)

 Philippines - Gurupedia
The Republic of the Philippines is an island nation consisting of an archipelago of 7,107 islands, lying in the
It is bordered on the east by the Philippine Sea, on the west by the South China Sea, and on the south by the
The Philippines constitute an archipelago of 7,107 islands with a total land area of approximately 300,000 km².
www.gurupedia.com /p/ph/philippines.htm   (2595 words)

 Provinces of the Philippines - Definition, explanation
Heading the legislature of the province is the vice-governor (bise-gobernador) who presides over the Provincial Board (Sangguniang Panlalawigan), which is composed of board members from each district in the province.
The Philippines Department of Tourism describes the history, geography, and attractions of the province.
A barrio of the town of Labangan of the lone province of Zamboanga, became a municipality...
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/p/pr/provinces_of_the_philippines.php   (699 words)

 The Philippines
The province of Sultan Kudarat, named after a Filipino Muslim hero renown for his bravery against the Spanish, is also an important area in the history of the Muslim Sultanates of the Philippines.
Average temperature of the Philippines is_____degrees in the lowlands and_____degrees in the highlands.
Average temperatures of the Philippines 80 degrees in the lowlands and 64 degrees in the highlands.
www.hawaii.edu /cseas/pubs/philippines/philippines.html   (7168 words)

Native/Dark tobacco is grown in Pangasinan and La Union in Region I; Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino in Region II; the Visayan provinces of Capiz, Iloilo, Cebu, Negros Oriental and Leyte; and in the Mindanao provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, North Cotabato and Maguindanao.
It is commercially grown in the provinces of Pangasinan (51%), Tarlac (16%), Nueva Ecija and Occidental Mindoro.
It is commercially grown in the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Ifugao, Mountain Province, Iloilo, Leyte, Negros Oriental, Capiz, Cebu, Misamis Oriental, Zamboanga del Sur, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Maguindanao, Sarangani, Bukidnon, and Davao del Sur.
www.geocities.com /miscsdnta/faq.htm   (845 words)

 Philippines: Governmental resources
League of Provinces of the Philippines - " an organization of 78 provincial subdivisions comprising the Philippine Republic.
The stratification was designed to render the local government units truly autonomous in the exercise of local affairs and governance, in the delivery of basic services to the community, in the management and utilization of local resources, in the individual pursuit of developmental programs, and in the furtherance of their corporate structure.
Philippine Institute for Development Studies - "a nonstock, nonprofit government research institution engaged in long-term, policy-oriented research, the Institute is envisioned to be a development policy think-tank for planners, policy- and decisionmakers specifically those in the Cabinet, the Senate and the network of agencies which make up the National Economic and Development Authority"
www.ldb.org /phili2.htm   (873 words)

 HotBot Web Search for provinces
The Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences is a consortium of Atlantic Province organizations which exists to promote science.
The volunteers are sent to Tibet and to Yunnan and other provinces, where the experience...
The state of Finland consists of 6 provinces (Finnish: läänit, Swedish: län).
www.hotbot.com /index.php?prov=Inktomi&query=provinces   (259 words)

 The Philippines' Mountain Provinces
Those flocking to the Philippines for its gorgeous beaches and crystalline waters are missing some of the choicest cuts in these exotic islands: World Heritage rice terraces, steamy volcanoes, an old colonial city, and vertiginous mountains to rival the Andes, all easy and inexpensive to sample in a few relaxing weeks.
Vigan, on the Philippine Sea in Northern Luzon, is the best preserved colonial city in Southeast Asia, the only such city in the Philippines to escape carpet-bombing in World War II, barely.
The mountain provinces are gorgeous emeralds in cool climes, a relief from muggy lowland Philippines.
www.gonomad.com /destinations/0611/philippines.html   (1713 words)

 Philippines Provinces
The assignment of provinces to regions has remained the same, except for one thing: all the provinces that were in Cordillera Administrative Region according to the draft standard have been put in Eastern Visayas region, leaving Cordillera empty - obviously a mistake.
As a rule, Philippine provinces are either part or all of a large island, along with some number of entire smaller nearby islands.
The new province consists of 10 of the 29 municipalities of Maguindanao: Barira, Buldon, Datu Blah Sinsuat, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Kabuntalan, Matanog, Parang, Sultan Kudarat, Sultan Mastura, and Upi.
www.statoids.com /uph.html   (3853 words)

The Philippine Islands are famous for their warm hospitality to foreign and local visitors and travelers, whether on vacation or for business.
Philippines resorts and hotels and their friendly, hard-working employees are the vacationer or visitor's primary connection for a fun and rewarding trip to the beautiful Philippines.
Use our Philippines Resorts and Hotels Directory to find a beautiful, clean, guest-pleasing hotel or resort in the the various Philippines provinces you plan on visiting or traveling to.
www.overseas-retirement-community.com /philippines-resorts-hotels.htm   (95 words)

 Regions and Provinces of the Philippines
Includes the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan.
Include the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Quezon, Rizal, and Romblon.
Include the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, and Bukidnon.
www.pinoysites.org /phil36.htm   (132 words)

 "Moving to the Philippines ~ Living, Retire, Travel to the Philippines"
Living, Traveling and Retiring in the Philippines as a foreigner or "expat," is a dream come true for me. Beaches, ocean and mountains are all at my doorstep.
Filipinos are too shy to promote their "poor," country, to me the richest in the world because of the Filipino people, the beauty of them and their culture of happiness, sharing and love.
Lay Philippine Cultural anthropologist, retired US Peace Corps staff, and having studied the culture so many years, I feel uniquely qualified to comment on it from the perspective of an ex-pat.
www.livinginthephilippines.com   (3520 words)

 Anglican Communion Provinces
The Church of the Province of Central Africa
The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean
The Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma)
www.anglicancommunion.org /tour   (117 words)

 League of Provinces of the Philippines Website
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday administered the oath of office for the new set of officers of the League of Provinces of the Philippines led by its president Misamis Occidental Gov. Loreto Leo S. Ocampos and Camarines Sur Gov. Luis Raymund F. Villafuerte Jr.
The new set of officers, under the Ocampos-Villafuerte leadership, have vowed to continue the league’s advocacy toward getting what should be the rightful share of the local government units in terms of resources, local autonomy and the full powers brought about by devolution.
The new set of officers of the League of Provinces of the Philippines led by Gov. Loreto Leo Ocampos (extreme left) and Gov. L-Ray Villafuerte (extreme right) pose for posterity with Pres.
www.lpp.gov.ph   (613 words)

 Evangelist Taking the Gospel to One of the Most Unreached Provinces in the Philippines
London, UK (PRWEB) March 27, 2006 -- Evangelist taking the gospel to one of the most unreached provinces in the Philippines.
According to a study from DAWN report 2002, Bicol is one of the most needy mission fields of the world.
Besides going to Bicol, Peter and his team will be preaching in other churches in other provinces in the Philippines.
www.prweb.com /releases/20061300/3/prweb363803.htm   (473 words)

 NSCB - Press Release - NSCB Identifies Top Ranking Provinces Through “The Philippines Countryside In Figures 2004 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the same year, Nueva Ecija was the top palay producing province in the country with yields of 1,101,798 metric tons while Camiguin had the lowest yield of 1,692 metric tons.
The Philippine Countryside in Figures is also available on-line on a subscription basis at http://www.nscb.gov.ph/countryside.
This web-based Countryside in Figures is an interactive database containing the same data as the publication which data users will surely appreciate as it depicts the state of the country’s provinces in terms of various indicators and their standing as compared to other provinces in the country.
www.nscb.gov.ph /pressreleases/2005/12April05_PR-200501-NS1-03_cif04.asp   (492 words)

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