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Cordillera Administrative Region
CAR
Region
Batad Rice Terraces
Tayum Church in Abra Lubuagan, Kalinga
Colors of StoBoSa Hanging coffins of Sagada
From top, left to right: Batad Rice Terraces; Tayum Church; Lubuagan, Kalinga; Colors of StoBoSa, Hanging coffins of Sagada
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Location in the Philippines
Country  Philippines
Island group Luzon
Area
 • Total 19,422.03 km2 (7,498.89 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 1,722,006
 • Density 88.66251/km2 (229.63486/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ISO 3166 code PH-15
Provinces
Cities
Municipalities 75
Barangays 1,176

Cordillera Administrative Region is an administrative region in the Philippines. It is on the island of Luzon. The regional center is Baguio.

It was created on July 15, 1987. There are 6 provinces: Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mountain Province.

Mount Pulag, the highest mountain in Luzon, is in the region. Rivers include the Chico River, Abulog, and Siffu River. Tourist sites include Banaue Rice Terraces, Cassamata Hill National Park, and Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park.


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