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Luzon, the Philippines

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 16.566233, 121.262634.

The island of Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines, with the area of it exceeding 42,000 square miles. Luzon island is located in the northernmost part of the country and is famous for its unique eco-system, varied nature and geographical features, friendly communities, and plenty of fertile arable lands. Traditionally it is the area where plenty of great rice plantations are located. The island is also a special region and one of the best provinces to live in the country. The exploration and settling started on the island in the late Middle Ages. For quite a long period of time, Luzon used to be under the rule of European nations, mainly Spanish and Portuguese governments, and in the recent centuries, there have been numerous nations living in the area.

It is a key economic and political center of the country, with many large cities, including the capital city Manila, located there. Quezon city is another really large metropolitan area which can be found on the island, and together with the capital city, they create a giant urban area with the most educated people and the country's elite residing there. Other large cities of the island include Tarlac City, Cabanatuan City, Santiago, Laoag City, Tuguegarao, the city of Luzon, and many others. There are many centers of business and commerce on the island producing and selling such goods as commodities, agricultural products (mainly rice, tropical fruits, etc.), seafood, or operating on the fields of finance or insurance. There are many tourist attractions on the island and tourism also plays a role in its economy, mainly with its recreation and seaside vacation related facilities.

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Luzon, the Philippines Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Luzon, the Philippines is 16.566233, and the longitude is 121.262634. Luzon, the Philippines is located at Phillipines country in the Islands place category with the gps coordinates of 16° 33' 58.4388'' N and 121° 15' 45.4824'' E.

Luzon, the Philippines Geographic Information
CountryPhillipines
Latitude16.566233
Longitude121.262634
DMS Lat16° 33' 58.4388'' N
DMS Long121° 15' 45.4824'' E
UTM Easting314,625.05
UTM Northing1,832,372.11
CategoryIslands
Country CodePH
Zoom Level5

Coordinates of Luzon, the Philippines is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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