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Baguio (other)
BAGUIO, officially the CITY OF BAGUIO (Ibaloi : Ciudad ne Bagiw; Ilokano : Siudad ti Baguio; Filipino : Lungsod ng Baguio) and popularly referred to as BAGUIO CITY, is a mountain resort city located in Northern Luzon
Luzon
, Philippines
Philippines
. It is known as the Summer Capital of the Philippines, owing to its cool climate since the city is located approximately 1,540 meters (5,050 feet) above sea level in the Luzon
Luzon
tropical pine forests ecoregion , which also makes it conducive for the growth of mossy plants and orchids. Baguio
Baguio
is classified as a Highly Urbanized City (HUC). It is geographically located within Benguet , serving as the provincial capital from 1901 to 1916, but has since been administered independently from the province following its conversion into a chartered city
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Ecoregion
An ECOREGION (ECOLOGICAL REGION) is an ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than a bioregion , which in turn is smaller than an ecozone . All three of these are either less or greater than an ecosystem . Ecoregions cover relatively large areas of land or water, and contain characteristic, geographically distinct assemblages of natural communities and species . The biodiversity of flora , fauna and ecosystems that characterise an ecoregion tends to be distinct from that of other ecoregions. In theory, biodiversity or conservation ecoregions are relatively large areas of land or water where the probability of encountering different species and communities at any given point remains relatively constant, within an acceptable range of variation (largely undefined at this point). Three caveats are appropriate for all bio-geographic mapping approaches. Firstly, no single bio-geographic framework is optimal for all taxa
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Luzon Tropical Pine Forests
The LUZON TROPICAL PINE FORESTS are a tropical coniferous forest ecoregion of the Philippines
Philippines
in the western Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
. These pine forests are home to a large number of the island's endemic plants and animals. CONTENTS * 1 Location and description * 2 Flora * 3 Fauna * 4 Threats and preservation * 5 See also * 6 References LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION Luzon
Luzon
is the largest island in the Philippines
Philippines
and lies at the north of the group of islands. These pine forests are found at elevations over 1000m in the Cordillera Central mountains in the north of the island, where they are mixed in with areas of Luzon
Luzon
montane rain forests especially at the northern end of the range
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Hill Station
A HILL STATION is a town located at a higher elevation than the nearby plain or valley. The term was used mostly in colonial Asia
Asia
, but also in Africa
Africa
(albeit rarely), for towns founded by European colonial rulers as refuges from the summer heat, up where temperatures are cooler. In the Indian context most hill stations are at an altitude of approximately 1,000 to 2,500 metres (3,500 to 7,500 feet); very few are outside this range
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Igorot
IGOROT, or CORDILLERANS, is the collective name of several Austronesian ethnic groups in the Philippines
Philippines
, who inhabit the mountains of Luzon
Luzon
. These highland peoples inhabit all the six provinces of the Cordillera Administrative Region : Abra , Apayao
Apayao
, Benguet
Benguet
, Kalinga , Ifugao
Ifugao
, and Mountain Province , as well as the adjacent province of Nueva Viscaya
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Luzon
LUZON (/luːˈzɒn/ ( listen ); Tagalog pronunciation: ), is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines
Philippines
. It is ranked 15th largest in the world by land area . Located in the northern region of the archipelago , it is the economic and political center of the nation, being home to the country's capital city, Manila
Manila
, as well as Quezon
Quezon
City , the country's most populous city. With a population of 53 million as of 2015 , it is the fourth most populous island in the world (after Java
Java
, Honshu
Honshu
, and Great Britain
Great Britain
), having about 53% of the country's total population. Luzon
Luzon
may also refer to one of the three primary island groups in the country
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Ilokano Language
ILOCANO (also ILOKANO; /iːloʊˈkɑːnoʊ/ ; Ilocano: Pagsasao nga Ilokano) is the third most-spoken native language of the Philippines
Philippines
. An Austronesian language , it is related to such languages as Malay (Indonesian and Malaysian ), Tetum
Tetum
, Chamorro , Fijian , Maori , Hawaiian , Samoan , Tahitian , Paiwan and Malagasy . It is closely related to some of the other Austronesian languages
Austronesian languages
of Northern Luzon, and has slight mutual intelligibility with the Balangao language and the eastern dialects of the Bontoc language
Bontoc language
. In September 2012, the province of La Union passed an ordinance recognizing Ilokano (Iloko) as an official provincial language, alongside Filipino and English, as national and official languages of the Philippines, respectively
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Ilocano Language
ILOCANO (also ILOKANO; /iːloʊˈkɑːnoʊ/ ; Ilocano: Pagsasao nga Ilokano) is the third most-spoken native language of the Philippines
Philippines
. An Austronesian language , it is related to such languages as Malay (Indonesian and Malaysian ), Tetum
Tetum
, Chamorro , Fijian , Maori , Hawaiian , Samoan , Tahitian , Paiwan and Malagasy . It is closely related to some of the other Austronesian languages of Northern Luzon, and has slight mutual intelligibility with the Balangao language and the eastern dialects of the Bontoc language
Bontoc language
. In September 2012, the province of La Union passed an ordinance recognizing Ilokano (Iloko) as an official provincial language, alongside Filipino and English, as national and official languages of the Philippines, respectively
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Pangasinan Language
The PANGASINAN LANGUAGE or SALITAN PANGASINAN is one of the major languages of the Philippines
Philippines
. It is the language spoken in the province of Pangasinan , on the west-central seaboard of the island of Luzon
Luzon
along the Lingayen Gulf
Lingayen Gulf
, the northern portion of Tarlac
Tarlac
and southwestern La Union , most of whom belong to the Pangasinan ethnic group. Pangasinan is also understood in some municipalities in Benguet , Nueva Ecija
Nueva Ecija
, Nueva Vizcaya
Nueva Vizcaya
, and by the Aitas or Aeta
Aeta
of Zambales . The language is also called as Pangasinense or Pangalatok, which is taken from the Spanish language
Spanish language

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Filipino Language
FILIPINO /ˌfɪlɪˈpiːnoʊ/ ( listen ) (Wikang Filipino ), in this usage, refers to the national language (Wikang pambansa/Pambansang wika) of the Philippines
Philippines
. Filipino is also designated, along with English , as an official language of the country. It is the standard register of the Tagalog language
Tagalog language
, an Austronesian , regional language that is widely spoken in the Philippines. As of 2007, Tagalog is the first language of 28 million people, or about one-third of the Philippine population , while 45 million speak Tagalog as their second language . Tagalog is among the 185 languages of the Philippines
Philippines
identified in the Ethnologue
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English Language
ENGLISH is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now the third most widespread native language in the world, after Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
and Spanish , as well as the most widely spoken Germanic language . Named after the Angles
Angles
, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to Great Britain
Great Britain
, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. It is closely related to the other West Germanic languages
Germanic languages
of Frisian , Low German/Low Saxon , German , Dutch , and Afrikaans
Afrikaans
. The English vocabulary has been significantly influenced by French (a Romance language ), Norse (a North Germanic language ), and by Latin
Latin

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Kingdom Of Tondo
NEOLITHIC AGE * Callao and Tabon peoples * Arrival of the Negritos * Austronesian expansion * Angono Petroglyphs
Angono Petroglyphs
* Lal-lo and Gattaran Shell Middens
Lal-lo and Gattaran Shell Middens
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History Of The Philippines (1521–1898)
NEOLITHIC AGE * Callao and Tabon peoples * Arrival of the Negritos * Austronesian expansion * Angono Petroglyphs * Lal-lo and Gattaran Shell Middens * Jade culture IRON AGE * Sa Huyun Culture * Society of the Igorot * Ancient barangays EVENTS/ARTIFACTS * Balangay * grave goods * Manunggul Jar
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Thomasites
The THOMASITES were originally a group of about 500 American teachers sent by the United States
United States
government to the Philippines
Philippines
in August 1901 who arrived on the USAT Thomas . The term however has also been expanded to include any teacher who arrived in the first few years of the American colonial period of the Philippines
Philippines
. CONTENTS * 1 Foundation, purpose and etymology * 2 Assignments * 3 Curriculum 1902–1935 * 4 Legacy * 5 List of some Thomasite teachers * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links FOUNDATION, PURPOSE AND ETYMOLOGYThe Thomasites
Thomasites
arrived in the Philippines
Philippines
on August 21, 1901, to establish a new public school system, to teach basic education , and to train Filipino teachers, with English as the medium of instruction
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First Philippine Republic
NEOLITHIC AGE * Callao and Tabon peoples * Arrival of the Negritos * Austronesian expansion * Angono Petroglyphs
Angono Petroglyphs
* Lal-lo and Gattaran Shell Middens
Lal-lo and Gattaran Shell Middens
* Jade cultur
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