Camiguin

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Camiguin is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bohol Sea, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) off the northern coast of Mindanao. It is politically part of the Northern Mindanao Region of the country and formerly a part of Misamis Oriental province. Camiguin is the second-smallest in the country both in population and land area after Batanes. Mambajao is the capital of the province and its largest municipality both in area and population.

Camiguin Island is a pearl-shaped island with an area of approximately 238 km2 (92 sq mi). The island measures about 23 kilometres (14 mi) at its longest and 14.5 kilometres (9.0 mi) at its widest breadth. The island is mountainous with the highest elevation reaching over 5,000 ft (1,500 m). It is encircled by a national road with a total length of about 64 kilometres (40 mi). As of the August 1, 2007 census, the province has a 5th class income classification with a population of 81,293.


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What to see in Camiguin

Ardent Hot Springs. Make a nighttime visit to these hot springs. It is the perfect time for a warm soak or swim. Drinks are served at the resort. 30 peso. edit

Katibawasan Falls. A waterfall at 50m. There are a few picnic benches and the water is cold and refreshing. A must see! edit

Mantigue Island,  An islet with beautiful white sand and crystal clear waters off the coast of Maninog. edit

Sunken Cemetery. Sunken by a volcano, this cemetery makes a good spot for snorkeling or diving. edit

Fiesta. Talk to the locals and see if there is a fiesta happening on the island. It is a must do! edit

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