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  • rice terraces of Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
rice terraces of Banaue
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Location Type: Region
The northernmost island group, center of government, history and economy and home to the capital
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Wikipedia - Luzon

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Luzon is the largest and most economically and politically important island in the Philippines and one of the three island groups in the country, with Visayas and Mindanao being the other two. Luzon as an island group includes the island of Luzon itself, plus the Batanes and Babuyan groups of islands to the north, and the main and outlying islands of Catanduanes, Marinduque, Masbate, Romblon, and Mindoro in the south. It is home to the capital city, Manila.

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Wikitravel - Luzon

regional map of Luzon

The chief island of the Philippines, from cobblestone streets of the colonial town of Vigan to the bustling metropolis of Manila to the rice terraces of Banaue, where the seat of the government is located and where the financial and commercial capitals as well as the national capital of the Philippines is located, this is Luzon. ... read more

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