Dinagat Island

Dinagat Island is an island located northeast of Mindanao in the Philippines.

Dinagat Island
Location within Surigao del Norte province
Dinagat Island
Location within the Philippines
Geography
Coordinates10°9′46″N 125°35′22″E
ArchipelagoDinagat Islands
Adjacent bodies of water
Area802.12 km2 (309.70 sq mi)
Administration
RegionCaraga
ProvinceDinagat Islands
Municipalities
Demographics
Population106,951 (2000)
Pop. density133.3 /km2 (345.2 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsVisayans (Surigaonon)

Until December 2006, it was part of the province of Surigao del Norte. Being its main island, almost all municipalities of the province of Dinagat Islands are located on it.

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