Luzon is an island located in the middle of the western Pacific fringe. It faces Taiwan Island across the Bashi Channel in the north, the South China Sea in the west, and the Pacific Ocean in the east. It is a part of the island chain around the Pacific. South, Mindanao, Palawan and many surrounding islands together form the Philippine Islands.
At the same time, Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines, with an area of more than 100,000 square kilometers, accounting for 36% of the total area of the Philippines. The length of the island is about 800 kilometers from north to south, and the maximum width from east to west is about 450 kilometers.The highest point is Pulo Mountain at 2900 meters. Two-thirds of the land is mountainous and hilly, with few plains. It is mainly distributed in coastal areas. The local climate is dominated by tropical rain forests. The historical maximum rainfall is as high as 5000 mm. Rainfall reaches between 2,000 mm and 3,000 mm. It is a paradise for the growth of various tropical animals and plants. It is also one of the main producers of fruits and grains in the Philippines.
In addition, the island also has a winding coastline with a length of more than 6000 meters and many beautiful natural sceneryThe beaches and harbors, among which Subic Bay and Manila Bay, are the most famous.
Because of its unique geographical environment, Subic Bay has been one of the famous naval ports since Spain and the United States colonized the Philippines.
Manila Bay is the largest harbor on Luzon Island. It is the most densely populated and economically developed area in the Philippines. The capital of the Philippines is located here, and it is named Manila City.
Not only that, the island has many tourist attractions and is a country in the world Tourist destinations in the Philippines. Among them, the famous tourist attractions represented by Banaue mountain terraces, Baguio summer paradise, and the most famous Mayon volcano attract countless tourists from all over the world.
Looking back at history, the Chinese have come to Luzon as early as 2000 years ago, actively participated in the local development and construction, and brought advanced Chinese culture, which always affects the local people Life. It has become an important part of Luzon’s local culture.