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Bikol Languages
The Bikol languages
Bikol languages
are a group of Central Philippine languages
Philippine languages
spoken mostly in the
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Canaman
Canaman, officially the Municipality of Canaman, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,210 people.[3] A landlocked municipality centrally located in the province of Camarines Sur, it is bounded on the north by Magarao, on the south by Gainza and Camaligan, on the east by Naga City, and on the south-west by the broad Bicol River. From north to south it is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) long, and 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) wide from east to west.Contents1 Etymology 2 History2.1 Philippine-American War 2.2 World War II3 Climate 4 Barangays 5 Demographics 6 Economy 7 Culture 8 Transportation 9 References 10 External linksEtymology[edit] The area that is now Canaman used to very thickly forested. According to Fr. Frank Lynch, S.J., who said that Canaman is the purest among Bicol dialects: “The name Canaman is locally said to be derived from the root kana, meaning "building materials"
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Luzon
Luzon
Luzon
(/luːˈzɒn/ ( listen); Tagalog pronunciation: [luˈson]) is the largest and most populous island in the 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, as well as Quezon
Quezon
City, the country's most populous city. With a population of 53 million as of 2015[update],[2] it is the fourth most populous island in the world (after Java, Honshu, and 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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Caramoran, Catanduanes
Caramoran, officially the Municipality of Caramoran, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 30,056 people.[3] The main sources of livelihood of the town are growing rice, coconuts, and lasa and fishing. The white beaches and clean sea water of Toytoy and Sabang, the water falls of Ab-haw, Awinis and Garagag are some of the attractions, and together with the Hilacan River, are the main source of water for irrigation.Contents1 Geography1.1 Climate 1.2 Barangays2 History 3 Demographics 4 References 5 External linksGeography[edit] The municipality of Caramoran is located in the northern part of the island province of Catanduanes, about 87 kilometres (54 mi) from the capital town of Virac
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San Andres, Catanduanes
San Andres, officially the Municipality of San Andres, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 36,779 people.[3] It is formerly known as Calolbon.Contents1 History1.1 Spanish Era 1.2 American Era 1.3 World War II 1.4 Post War Era 1.5 Republic Act No. 39482 Demographics2.1 Religion 2.2 Clergy 2.3 Our Lady of Sorrows
Our Lady of Sorrows
of Paloway3 Barangays 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Spanish Era[edit] The town's first leader on record was Juan Gazang who served for eight years between 1798 and 1806, with the exception of three other capitans- Cristobal (1806), Felix Santelices (1835–1842) and Teodoro Santelices (1843–1847) -the rest served two terms. The last captain was Alipio Vargas (1899–1900). American Era[edit] The American Era started with a controversial municipal president, Deogracias Belmonte (1901–1903)
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Daet, Camarines Norte
Daet, officially the Municipality of Daet, is a 1st class municipality and capital of the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 104,799 people.[3] The municipality is a popular surfing spot among surfers worldwide. It is also home to the annual Daet International Aerosports Show, first held in 2013.Contents1 Etymology 2 History2.1 Conversion to cityhood3 Geography3.1 Barangays4 Demographics 5 Economy 6 Infrastructure 7 Tourism and attractions7.1 Surfing
Surfing
and beaches 7.2 Places of interest7.2.1 Churches 7.2.2 Historical landmarks7.3 Festivals8 Notable people 9 References 10 External linksEtymology[edit] The name Daet was derived from the Bikol word dai-daitan which means, close to each other
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San Pascual, Masbate
San Pascual, officially the Municipality of San Pascual, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 46,674 people.[3] In addition to the northern part of Burias Island, the islands of Busing, Templo (or Iniwaran,) and another six small unpopulated islands belong to the municipality.Contents1 Barangays 2 Demographics 3 References 4 External linksBarangays[edit] San Pascual is politically subdivided into 22 barangays. [2]Boca Chica Bolod (Poblacion) Busing Dangcalan Halabangbaybay Iniwaran Ki-Buaya (Rizal) Ki-Romero (Roxas) Malaking Ilog Laurente Mabini Mabuhay Mapanique Nazareno Pinamasingan Quintina San Jose Terraplin Sta
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Virac, Catanduanes
Virac, officially the Municipality of Virac, is a 1st class municipality and capital of the province of Catanduanes, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 73,650 people.[3] It is most populous and fifth largest in land area in Catanduanes.[4]Contents1 Etymology 2 History2.1 Pre-Spanish period 2.2 Spanish period2.2.1 Moro raids2.3 American occupation 2.4 Japanese Invasion 2.5 Liberation 2.6 Pre and Martial Law Era 2.7 EDSA Revolution
EDSA Revolution
and beyond3 Geography3.1 Climate 3.2 Barangays4 Demographics4.1 Religion5 Economy 6 Transport6.1 Airport 6.2 Land transport 6.3 Virac Seaport7 Tourism 8 Media8.1 AM Stations9 References 10 External linksEtymology[edit]Municipal hall of ViracIt has been said that Virac is a derivation of the word “Vidak” while others claim it is a contraction of the Spanish version of the word burac, meaning flower
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Oas, Albay
Oas, officially the Municipality of Oas, (Central Bicolano: Banwaan kan Oas; Filipino: Bayan ng Oas), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 67,960 people.[3]Contents1 History 2 Geography2.1 Barangays3 Demographics 4 Government 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (October 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Oas was founded during the early Spanish colonization of the Bicol Peninsula
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Mount Iriga Agta Language
Language
Language
is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system. The scientific study of language is called linguistics. Questions concerning the philosophy of language, such as whether words can represent experience, have been debated at least since Gorgias
Gorgias
and Plato
Plato
in ancient Greece. Thinkers such as Rousseau
Rousseau
have argued that language originated from emotions while others like Kant have held that it originated from rational and logical thought. 20th-century philosophers such as Wittgenstein argued that philosophy is really the study of language. Major figures in linguistics include Ferdinand de Saussure and Noam Chomsky. Estimates of the number of human languages in the world vary between 5,000 and 7,000
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Naga, Camarines Sur
Naga, officially the City of Naga (Central Bikol: Ciudad nin Naga; Rinconada Bikol: Syudad ka Naga; Filipino: Lungsod ng Naga; Spanish: Ciudad de Naga), or known simply as Naga City, is a 2nd class independent component city in the Bicol Region, Philippines
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Canaman, Camarines Sur
Canaman, officially the Municipality of Canaman, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,210 people.[3] A landlocked municipality centrally located in the province of Camarines Sur, it is bounded on the north by Magarao, on the south by Gainza and Camaligan, on the east by Naga City, and on the south-west by the broad Bicol River. From north to south it is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) long, and 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) wide from east to west.Contents1 Etymology 2 History2.1 Philippine-American War 2.2 World War II3 Climate 4 Barangays 5 Demographics 6 Economy 7 Culture 8 Transportation 9 References 10 External linksEtymology[edit] The area that is now Canaman used to very thickly forested. According to Fr. Frank Lynch, S.J., who said that Canaman is the purest among Bicol dialects: “The name Canaman is locally said to be derived from the root kana, meaning "building materials"
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Regional Newspaper
A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events. Newspapers
Newspapers
can cover wide variety of fields such as politics, business, sport and art and often include materials such as opinion columns, weather forecasts, reviews of local services, obituaries, birth notices, crosswords, editorial cartoons, comic strips, and advice columns. Most newspapers are businesses, and they pay their expenses with a mixture of subscription revenue, newsstand sales, and advertising revenue. The journalism organizations that publish newspapers are themselves often metonymically called newspapers. Newspapers
Newspapers
have traditionally been published in print (usually on cheap, low-grade paper called newsprint)
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Philippine English
Philippine English is any variety of English (similar and related to English) native to the Philippines, including those used by the media and the vast majority of educated Filipinos. English is taught in schools as one of the two official languages of the country, the other being Filipino (Tagalog). Code-switching is prevalent in informal situations.Contents1 Orthography and grammar 2 Phonology2.1 Consonants 2.2 Vowels 2.3 Other features 2.4 Non-native pronunciation3 History 4 Industries based on English 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksOrthography and grammar[edit] Philippine laws and court decisions, with extremely rare exceptions, are written solely in English. English is also used in higher education, religious affairs, print and broadcast media, and business. Most educated Filipinos are bilinguals and speak English as one of their languages
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Masbate
Masbate, officially the Province of Masbate
Masbate
(Masbateño: Probinsya san Masbate; Hiligaynon: Kapuoran sang Masbate; Cebuano: Lalawigan sa Masbate; Central Bicolano: Probinsya kan Masbate; Filipino: Lalawigan ng Masbate) is an island province in the Philippines
Philippines
located near the middle of the nation's archipelago. Its provincial capital is Masbate City. The province consists of three major islands: Masbate, Ticao and Burias. Masbate
Masbate
is at the crossroads of two island groups: Visayas
Visayas
and Luzon. It is politically part of Bicol Region
Bicol Region
in Luzon
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Burias Island
Burias Island is one of the three major islands of Masbate
Masbate
province in the Philippines. It is separated from the Bicol Peninsula by the Burias Pass. The other two major islands are Ticao Island
Ticao Island
and Masbate Island. The Island has two municipalities, Claveria and San Pascual.[1] References[edit]^ Burias Island - Lonely Planetv t eMajor islands of the PhilippinesAlabat Balabac Bantayan Basilan Biliran Bohol Bucas Grande Bugsuk Burias Busuanga Camiguin Cebu Catanduanes Culion Dinagat Dumaran Guimaras Jolo Leyte Lubang Luzon Masbate Marinduque Mindanao Mindoro Negros Olutanga Palawan Panaon Panay Polillo Samal Samar Siargao Sibutu Sibuyan Siquijor Tablas Tawitawi TicaoSee also Geography of the Philippines Island groups of the Philippines List of islandsThis article about a location in Bicol Region
Bicol Region
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