Luzon

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Luzon
Luzon Island Red.png
Luzon mainland in reid;
its associatit islands in maroon
Luzon is located in Philippines
Luzon
Luzon
Location within the Philippines
Geografie
Location Sootheast Asie
Coordinates 16°00′N 121°00′E / 16.000°N 121.000°E / 16.000; 121.000Coordinates: 16°00′N 121°00′E / 16.000°N 121.000°E / 16.000; 121.000
Airchipelago Philippines
Adjacent bouks o watter
Major islands
Aurie 109,965 km2 (42,457.7 sq mi)[1]
Aurie rank 15t
Heichest elevation 2,922 m (9,587 ft)
Heichest point Pulag
Admeenistration
Philippines
Regions
Provinces
Lairgest settlement Quezon Ceety (pop. 2,761,720[2])
Demographics
Population 52,990,000 (as of 2015)
Densitie 441 /km2 (1,142 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups

Luzon (Tagalog pronunciation: [luˈson]) is the lairgest an maist populous island in the Philippines an the 15t lairgest in the warld. Locatit in the northren region o the airchipelago, it is the economic an poleetical centre o the naotion, bein hame tae the kintra's caipital ceety, Manila, as well as Quezon Ceety, the kintra's maist populous. Wi a population o 52.99 million as o 2015,[2] it is the fowert maist populous island in the warld (efter Java, Honshu, an Great Breetain), conteenin aboot 53% o the kintra's tot population.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Islands by Land Area". Island Directory Tables. United Nations Environment Programme. Retrieved 4 Mairch 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities; Based on 1990, 2000, and 2010 Censuses" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 13 Februar 2013.