Lanao del Norte officially the Province of Lanao del Norte, is a province in the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao Region. Its capital is Tubod. From its many majestic waterfalls, relaxing coastlines to rugged plateaus and verdant mountains rich in flora and fauna, the province of Lanao del Norte pulsates with electrifying cultural diversity of gentle and proud people.
The following are a few useful and interesting details about this province.
Plug commonly used is Type A but Types B and C are used as well.
Bring A to B adapter(s).
The climate in this province is tropical. Lanao Del Norte has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Af.
Best time to visit is from November up to May.
The most appropriate clothing in this province is casual light clothing: shorts, t-shirt, sandals. Light jacket and pants at night, at higher elevations, and boating.
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CITIES & TOWNS
The Lanao del Norte provinceis divided into 1 Independent City, 22 Municipalities:
POINTS OF INTEREST
The following is a list of points of interest relating to the Lanao del Norte province:
The following is a list of festivals celebrated in Lanao del Norte throughout the year:
The following are the most frequently asked questions about the Lanao del Norte province.
Where in the Philippines is Lanao del Norte located?
Lanao del Norte is located on Northern Mindanao.
Is Lanao del Norte a city or province?
Lanao del Norte is a province.
What is the Capital of Lanao del Norte?
The capital of Lanao del Norte is Tubod.
What is Lanao del Norte famous for?
Lanao del Norte is famous or known for waterfalls, plateaus, and mountains.
How do I get to Lanao del Norte?
There are several ways to get to Lanao del Norte, the most common being from Manila:
- Plane to Cagayan de Oro | 1.5 hours | $34-$200 + Bus | 1.5 hours | $3
- Ferry | 40.5 hours | $36-$80
- You can fly to an alternate airport (Ozamiz, Pagadian or Cotabato), however you will need to ride a bus or ferry to get to Lanao del Norte/ The cost will be significantly more as well.
How many islands are in Lanao del Norte?
There are NO islands in Lanao del Norte province.
What does Lanao mean?
Lanao is derived from a Maranao word “Ranao” which means “lake”.
How Safe is Traveling in Lanao del Norte?
Lanao del Norte is relatively safe for locals and tourists but there are some prohibited areas in the province. Travelling between towns at night is discouraged as well.
Is the climate in Lanao del Norte the same as the rest of the Philippines?
The climate in Lanao del Norte province is considered tropical with significant amount of rainfall during the year.
To learn more about the various climate types in the Philippines, and for a Climate Map, click the link below …
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