Cagayan Province is located in the Cagayan Valley in the northeast of Luzon in the Philippines. Borders both Apayao Province and Ilocos
Norde Province to the west. To the north is the Luzon Strait and Babuyan Island Group (Babuyan Islands).
Located near the northeastern tip of Luzon. On December 10, 1941 the
Japanese Army "Tanaka Detachment" that departed from the Terashima Strait to Mako (Pescadores) landed at Gonzaga with an additional landing
Occupied by the Japanese Army "Tanaka
Detachment" on December 10, 1941 with an
additional landing at Gonzaga. Occupied by the Japanese until June
23, 1945 when US Army 188th Glider Infantry Regiment landed at Aparri Airfield and liberated the area.
Provincial capital, occupied
by the Japanese on December 12, 1941.
Located near the northern coast of Luzon
Located to the south of Tuguegarao.
Babuyan Island Group (Babuyan Islands)
The Babuyan Islands is an archipelago located in the Luzon Strait north of Luzon. The archipelago consists of four major islands and their surrounding smaller islands including: Babuyan Island, Calayan Island, Dalupiri Island, Fuga Island, and Camiguin Island. To the north is the Balintang Channel and Batanes Province.
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February 20, 2020