Mountain Province

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Mountain Province is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Its capital is Bontoc and borders, clockwise from the south, Ifugao, Benguet, Ilocos Sur, Abra, Kalinga, and Isabela.

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Mountain Province
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Capital: Bontoc
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—140,439 (6th smallest)
Density—67 per km² (10th lowest)
Area: 2,097.3 km² (20th smallest)
Languages: Iloko, Tagalog
Governor: Sario M. Malinias (2004-2007)
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Mountain Province is the full name of the province and is sometimes incorrectly named just Mountain in some foreign references. The name can also be shortened to Mt. Province. The province is named that way because it is found in the Cordilleras mountain range of north central Luzon.

Mountain Province was also the name of the historical province that included most of the current Cordillera provinces. This old province was established by the Americans in 1908 and was later split in 1966 into Mountain Province, Benguet, Kalinga-Apayao and Ifugao.

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Mountain Province is subdivided into 10 municipalities.

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Regions and Provinces of Luzon
Ilocos Region: Ilocos Norte | Ilocos Sur | La Union | Pangasinan
Cagayan Valley: Batanes | Cagayan | Isabela | Nueva Vizcaya | Quirino
Central Luzon: Aurora | Bataan | Bulacan | Nueva Ecija | Pampanga | Tarlac | Zambales
CALABARZON: Batangas | Cavite | Laguna | Quezon | Rizal
MIMAROPA: Marinduque | Occidental Mindoro | Oriental Mindoro | Palawan | Romblon
Bicol Region: Albay | Camarines Norte | Camarines Sur | Catanduanes | Masbate | Sorsogon
Cordillera Adm. Region: Abra | Apayao | Benguet | Ifugao | Kalinga | Mountain Province
Metro Manila: No provinces
ja:マウンテン州

no:Mountain Province

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