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Ilagan
Ilagan, (Ibanag: Siudad nat Ilagan; Ilokano: Siudad ti Ilagan; Filipino: Lungsod ng Ilagan), officially the City of Ilagan, is a 2nd class city and capital of the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 145,568 people [3] making it as the most populous city in the province. With a total land area of 116,626 hectares (288,190 acres), it is the largest city in the island of Luzon
Luzon
and the fourth largest city (in terms of land area) in the Philippines, after Davao City, Puerto Princesa and Zamboanga City.[6] It holds the title as the most number of voters in the pr
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Department Of Tourism (Philippines)
The Department of Tourism (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Turismo, DOT) is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for the regulation of the Philippine tourism industry and the promotion of the Philippines
Philippines
as a tourist destination.Contents1 History 2 Organization Structure 3 Tourism projects 4 List of the Secretaries of the Department of Tourism 5 Tourism slogans 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Started as a private initiative to promote the Philippines
Philippines
as a major travel destination, the Philippine Tourist & Travel Association was organized in 1950. In 1956, the Board of Travel and Tourist Industry was created by Congress As stipulated in the Integrated Reorganization Plan in 1972 sanctioned as a law under Presidential Decree No. 1, as amended, the Department of Trade and Tourism was established, reorganizing the then Department of Commerce and Industry
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Saint Ferdinand Of Castile
Ferdinand III (Spanish: Fernando III), 1199/1201 – 30 May 1252, called the Saint (el Santo), was King of Castile
King of Castile
from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231.[1] He was the son of Alfonso IX of León
Alfonso IX of León
and Berenguela of Castile. Through his second marriage he was also Count of Aumale
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Measuring Poverty
Poverty
Poverty
can be and is measured in different ways by governments, international organisations, policy makers and practitioners. Increasingly, poverty is understood as multidimensional comprising social, natural and economic factors situated within wider socio-political processes. The capabilities approach also argues that capturing the perceptions of poor people is fundamental in understanding and measuring poverty[1].Contents1 Absolute vs relative poverty 2 Measurements 3 Definitions 4 Non-monetary indicators 5 Poverty
Poverty
Gap Index 6 Stats 7 Other factors 8 References 9 External linksAbsolute vs relative poverty[edit] When measured, poverty may be absolute or relative. Absolute poverty refers to a set standard which is consistent over time and between countries
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Filipino Language
Filipino /ˌfɪlɪˈpiːnoʊ/ ( listen)[4] (Wikang Filipino [wɪ'kɐŋ ˌfiːliˈpiːno]), in this usage, refers to the national language (Wikang pambansa/Pambansang wika) of the Philippines. Filipino is also designated, along with English, as an official language of the country.[5] It is based on the Tagalog language,[6] an Austronesian, regional language that is widely spoken in the Philippines
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City Of The Philippines
Coordinates: 13°N 122°E / 13°N 122°E / 13; 122 Republic
Republic
of the Philippines Republika ng PilipinasFlagCoat of armsMotto:  "Maka-Diyos, Maka-Tao, Makakalikasan at Makabansa"[1] "For God, People, Nature, and Country"Anthem: Lupang Hinirang Chosen LandGreat SealDakilang Sagisag ng Pilipinas  (Tagalog) Great Seal of the PhilippinesCapital Manilaa 14°35′N 120°58′E / 14.583°N 120.967°E / 14.583; 120.967Largest city
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Tobacco
Tobacco
Tobacco
is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana
Nicotiana
and of the Solanaceae
Solanaceae
(nightshade) family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world. Tobacco
Tobacco
contains the alkaloid nicotine, which is a stimulant, and harmala alkaloids.[2] Dried tobacco leaves are mainly used for smoking in cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and flavored shisha tobacco. They can also be consumed as snuff, chewing tobacco, dipping tobacco and snus. Tobacco
Tobacco
use is a risk factor for many diseases, especially those affecting the heart, liver, and lungs, as well as many cancers
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Juan De Salcedo
Juan de Salcedo (1549 – March 11, 1576) was a Spanish conquistador. He was born in Mexico
Mexico
in 1549 and he was the grandson of Miguel López de Legazpi and brother of Felipe de Salcedo. Salcedo was one of the soldiers who accompanied the Spanish colonization of the Philippines in 1565. He joined the Spanish military in 1564 for their exploration of the East Indies
East Indies
and the Pacific, at the age of 15. In 1567, Salcedo led an army of about 300 Spanish soldiers and 600 Visayan allies along with Martín de Goiti for their conquest of Islamic Manila
Manila
(then under occupation by the Sultanate of Brunei)
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Northern 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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Dominican Order
The Order of Preachers (Latin: Ordo Praedicatorum, postnominal abbreviation OP), also known as the Dominican Order, is a mendicant Catholic religious order
Catholic religious order
founded by the Spanish priest Dominic of Caleruega (also called Dominic de Guzmán) in France, approved by Pope Honorius III via the Papal bull
Papal bull
Religiosam vitam
Religiosam vitam
on 22 December 1216. Members of the order, who are referred to as Dominicans, generally carry the letters OP after their names, standing for Ordinis Praedicatorum, meaning of the Order of Preachers
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José Rizal
José Protasio Rizal
Rizal
Mercado y Alonso Realonda[7] (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse riˈsal]; June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896) was a Filipino nationalist and polymath during the tail end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. He is tagged as the national hero (pambansang bayani) of the Filipino people.[8] An ophthalmologist by profession, Rizal
Rizal
became a writer and a key member of the Filipino Propaganda Movement
Propaganda Movement
which advocated political reforms for the colony under Spain. He was executed by the Spanish colonial government for the crime of rebellion after the Philippine Revolution, inspired in part by his writings, broke out
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Köppen Climate Classification
The Köppen climate classification
Köppen climate classification
is one of the most widely used climate classification systems. It was first published by the German-Russian climatologist Wladimir Köppen
Wladimir Köppen
(1846–1940) in 1884,[2][3] with several later modifications by Köppen, notably in 1918 and 1936.[4][5] Later, the climatologist Rudolf Geiger introduced some changes to the classification system, which is thus sometimes called the Köppen–Geiger climate classification system.[6][7] The Köppen climate classification
Köppen climate classification
divides climates into five main climate groups, with each group being divided based on seasonal precipitation and temperature patterns. The five main groups are A (tropical), B (dry), C (temperate), D (continental), and E (polar). Each group and subgroup is represented by a letter
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Lal-Lo, Cagayan
Lal-lo, officially the Municipality of Lal-Lo, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 44,506 people.[3] During the Spanish colonial period, Lal-lo was known as the City of Nueva Segovia and was the seat of the Diocese of Nueva Segovia before it was moved to Vigan
Vigan
in Ilocos Sur
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Plebiscite
A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal. This may result in the adoption of a new law. In some countries, it is synonymous with a plebiscite or a vote on a ballot question. Some definitions of 'plebiscite' suggest that it is a type of vote to change the constitution or government of a country.[1] However, some other countries define it differently
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Benigno Aquino III
President of the PhilippinesPoliciesForeign PolicyInternational trips 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff Philippines v. China
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COMELEC
SenateSenate President Aquilino Pimentel IIIHouse of RepresentativesSpeaker Pantaleon AlvarezDistricts Party-list representationLocal legislaturesARMM Regional Legislative Assembly Provinces Cities Municipalities BarangaysExecutivePresident of the PhilippinesRodrigo DuterteVice President of the PhilippinesLeni RobredoCabinet Executive departments Local governmentJudiciarySupreme CourtChief Justice Maria Lourdes SerenoCourt of Appeals Court of Tax Appeals Sandiganbayan Ombudsman Regional Trial Courts Barangay
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