Camarines Norte is a province in the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. Its capital is Daet. The province borders Quezon to the west, Camarines Sur to the south, and the Philippine Sea to the north. It has historically been a Bikol speaking region, however there has been a language shift in recent years to Tagalog which is more commonly used nowadays.
Camarines Norte (Central Bicolano: Amihanan na Camarines; Tagalog: Hilagang Camarines) is a province in the Philippines.It is in the Bicol region in Luzon.The capital is Daet
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Camarines Norte was represented as part of the first and second districts of Ambos Camarines prior to being granted its own representation, after the division of Ambos Camarines in 1919 into Norte and Sur. From 1978 to 1984, it was part of the representation of Region V.PeriodRepresentative5th Philippine Legislature 1919–1922Gabriel Hernandez6th Philippine Legislature 1922–1925Jose D. Zeñarosa7th Philippine Legislature 1925–1928Rafael Caranceja8th Philippine Legislature 1928–1931Agustin Lukban
Boundaries of Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Quezon provinces converge on Mt. Labo, which is the highest peak in the province. Mt. Mt. Bagacay serves as a boundary between municipalities of Paracale and Labo and it as well guards the municipality from strong north winds especially during typhoons.
- 38 m (125 ft)
- September 8, 1800
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. 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.
The name Daet was derived from the Bikol word dai-daitan which means, close to each other. Daet also originated from ancient Bicol term daet which, according to the first Bicol Spanish Dictionary Vocabulario de la Lengua Bicol authored by Fray Marcos de Lisboa, would mean "to make friend" or "to be reconciled".
Daet was already an old community even before the discovery of the Philippines by Magellan in 1521. An ancient tomb unearthed in the Bicol region revealed references described in the Panayam manuscripts known to oriental history as corresponding to the first half of the thirteent
In 1571, Juan de Salcedo arrived at the Bicol Region in quest for gold found in Camarines Norte and discovered that Daet was already a thriving settlement and noted that the houses were clustered together for reason of safety and protection. In June 1583, through a Franciscan Ord
The Philippine–American War was felt very little in this town. The American forces came unopposed on March 4, 1900 when almost the rest of the Bicol Region was subdued by Major McNamee under the overall command of General Bates before whom Commander Antonio Sans previously ...
The municipality is rich in mineral resources such as diatomaceous earth or commonly called white clay. This is one of the income generating industries of the municipality. This non-metallic mineral has a total approximate reserve of 1,289,600 metric tons. The municipality also has a viable source of sand and gravel. It is being extracted by mining concessionaires.
- 9.0 m (29.5 ft)
It now exists as two separate provinces: Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur. The province was founded in 1579 and was split into two, Camarines Norte and Sur in 1829. They were reunited under Ambos Camarines in 1854, but split again after three years.
Camarines Norte - Wikipedia 14° 10′ NB, 122° 45′ OL (Kaart)
In the 2015 census, the population of Basud, Camarines Norte, was 41,017 people, with a density of 160 inhabitants per square kilometre or 410 inhabitants per square mile. The municipal population is unevenly distributed over its 29 barangays and varies in terms of population sizes and growth rates.
- 20 m (70 ft)