Cagayan River

Cagayan River
or Río Grande de Cagayan

River, northeastern Luzon, Philippines.

Flowing north 220 mi (354 km) to the port of Aparri on the Babuyan Channel, it is the longest river in Luzon and is navigable for much of its course. Its chief tributary is the Chico. Its valley, 50 mi (80 km) wide, is agriculturally important.

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also called  Río Grande De Cagayan,  

      longest stream in Luzon, Philippines. It begins its 220-mile (350-kilometre) course in a twisting pattern in the Sierra Madre in northeastern Luzon. It then flows north into a 50-mile- (80-kilometre-) wide fertile valley that is important for the cultivation of rice and tobacco. Ilagan, Isabela, Tuguegarao, and Cagayan are major riverine towns. At Aparri, the Cagayan enters the ocean at Babuyan Channel of the Luzon Strait. The Chico, Magat, and Ilagan rivers are its main tributaries.

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