The Tatlong Krus (English: Three Crosses) are three crosses on the peak of mount Humarap, part of the mountain of Sierra Madre located in Paete, in the province of Laguna, along the northeastern coast of Luzon island in the Philippines. The Three Crosses started out with three wooden crosses and now are made of concrete.
The Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in the Philippines. Running in the north-south direction from the provinces of Cagayan to the north and Quezon to the south, the mountains form the eastern backbone of Luzon Island, the largest island of the archipelago. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the east. The Pacific coast of Luzon along the Sierra Madre is less developed as the lofty and continuous mountains forms a bold and an almost inaccessible shore, exposed to the full force of the northeast monsoon and the waves of the Pacific Ocean. Some of communities east of the mountain range and along the coast are so remote they are only accessible by plane or boat.
Laguna, officially known as the Province of Laguna, is a province in the Philippines, located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon. Its capital is Santa Cruz and the province is situated southeast of Metro Manila, south of the province of Rizal, west of Quezon, north of Batangas and east of Cavite. Laguna hugs the southern shores of Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. As of the 2015 census, the province's total population is 3,035,081. It is also currently the seventh richest province in the country.
Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines. It is ranked 15th largest in the world by land area. Located in the northern region of the archipelago, it is the economic and political center of the nation, being home to the country's capital city, Manila, as well as Quezon City, the country's most populous city. With a population of 53 million as of 2015,, it is the fourth most populous island in the world containing 52.5% of the country's total population.
The Kru languages belong to the Niger–Congo language family and are spoken by the Kru people from the southeast of Liberia to the east of Ivory Coast. The term "Kru" is of unknown origin. According to Westermann (1952) it was used by Europeans to denote a number of tribes speaking related dialects. Marchese (1989) notes the fact that many of these peoples were recruited as "crew" by European seafarers; "the homonymy with crew is obvious, and is at least one source of the confusion among Europeans that there was a Kru/crew tribe"
Dida is a dialect cluster of the Kru family spoken in Ivory Coast.
The Kru or Kroo are a West African ethnic group who originated in eastern Liberia and migrated and settled along various points of the West African coast, notably Freetown, Sierra Leone, but also the Ivorian and Nigerian coasts. The Kru were famous for their skills in navigating and sailing the Atlantic. Their maritime expertise evolved along the west coast of Africa as they made livings as fishermen and traders. Knowing the in-shore waters of the western coast of Africa, and having nautical experience, they were employed as sailors, navigators and interpreters aboard slave ships, as well as American and British warships used against the slave trade.
The Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace, Our Lady of EDSA, or more popularly, the EDSA Shrine is a small church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila located at the intersection of Ortigas Avenue and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Barangay Ugong Norte, Quezon City. The church is also called the Archdiocesan Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace or Mary, Queen of Peace Quasi-Parish, although these names are seldom used.
Paete, officially the Municipality of Paete,, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,096 people.
África de la Rosa was a Filipina former actress. She had Spanish and Chinese roots in her family and was the sister of famous Philippine movie icons Rogelio and Jaime de la Rosa. One of her ancestors was a trusted lieutenant of Fernão de Magalhães.
Kanchanaburi Rajabhat University (KRU.) or KRU is a Thai public university under the Rajabhat University system. The campus is just outside Kanchanaburi, a small city west of Bangkok.
The Manx runestones were made by the Norse population on the Isle of Man during the Viking Age, mostly in the 10th century. Despite its small size, the Isle of Man stands out with many Viking Age runestones, in 1983 numbering as many as 26 surviving stones, which can be compared to 33 in all of Norway. So many of them may appear on the Isle of Man because of the merging of the immigrant Norse runestone tradition with the local Celtic tradition of raising high crosses.
Ortigas Avenue is a 15.5 km highway traversing through the eastern part of Metro Manila and the western part of Rizal province. It is one of the busiest highways in Metro Manila.
The Order of the Golden Heart is an order of the Philippines.
Juan dela Cruz is a 2013 Philippine superhero television series created by Rondel P. Lindayag and Dindo Perez, developed by Julie Anne R. Benitez, Lino S. Cayetano, Ethel M. Espiritu, Dindo Perez, and Shugo Praico, and directed by Malu L. Sevilla, Avel E. Sunpongco, Francis E. Pasion, Jojo A. Saguin, and Darnel Joy R. Villaflor. It starred Coco Martin as Juan dela Cruz, a half-tagabantay and half-aswang who was trained to become the next Tagabantay and serves as a hero to protect the people from aswangs. It was the fifth television drama in the Philippines made by ABS-CBN to be filmed in high definition. The series aired on ABS-CBN's Primetime Bida evening block and worldwide on The Filipino Channel from February 4, 2013 to October 25, 2013, replacing Princess and I, and was replaced by Honesto.
The Chapel of Kambál na Krus is a visita along Raxabago St, Tondo, Manila, Philippines. The Chapel is under the jurisdiction of St. Joseph de Gagalangin Parish, and covers six barangays. Its Feast Day is celebrated every third Sunday of March.
Meralco Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare located in Ortigas Center in Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines. It links Ortigas Avenue in the north and Shaw Boulevard in the south and borders the western edge of Valle Verde in Ugong. It is named for the Manila Electric Company, also known as Meralco, which is headquartered on the avenue's junction with Ortigas Avenue. Other notable businesses on Meralco Avenue include UnionBank Plaza, Metrowalk and the upcoming mixed-use development called Capitol Commons at the former Rizal Provincial Capitol lot on Meralco and Shaw Boulevard.
The Saint James the Apostle Parish Church also known as Santiago Apostol Parish Church, Saint James the Great Parish Church or commonly known as Paete Church is the only Roman Catholic church in Paete, Laguna, Philippines. Its patron saint is Saint James the Apostle and his feast is celebrated every 25 July. The church is known for its huge and exqusite collection of images depicting the Passion of Christ, its century-old paintings and wooden images of saints. The current parish priest is Reverend Father Noel B. Conopio.
Juan Ruiz Street or shortened into J. Ruiz Street is a street located in San Juan City, Philippines. It runs in a generally north-south orientation between the junction with A. Luna Street and the intersection with N. Domingo Street and connects the barangays of Ermitaño, Balong Bato and Salapan in San Juan City. It is served by J. Ruiz Station of the LRTA Line 2.
Betty Go-Belmonte Street is a street located in New Manila district of Quezon City, Philippines. It is a notable road in a generally northwest-southeast orientation between the junction with E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue in New Manila and the junction with N. Domingo Street also in New Manila. It is served by Betty Go-Belmonte Station of the Manila Line 2.
Anonas Street is a street located in Quezon City, Philippines. It is a notable road in a generally north-south orientation between the intersection with Madasalin Street in Diliman and the junction with Aurora Boulevard in Project 3. It is served by Anonas Station of the Manila Line 2 and the future Line 9.
Kamuning Road is a short road located in Quezon City, Philippines. It is a notable road in a generally east–west orientation between the intersection with Epifanio de los Santos Avenue in Diliman and the junction with Tomas Morato Avenue in Diliman, Quezon City. It is served by the Kamuning station of the Manila MRT-3.
Manuel Baldemor is a Filipino painter, sculptor, printmaker, writer and book illustrator. He was born on March 26, 1947 in Paete, Laguna, Philippines.
General Luis Street is a two-to-four lane, major east-west thoroughfare situated in the cities of Valenzuela, North Caloocan and Quezon City. Heavy traffic is usually expected when traversing this road due to concentration of tricycles and jeepneys, commercial establishments, warehouses and factories along and near the vicinity, although there have been multiple plans to alleviate traffic congestion such as obstruction removal, road widening and improvement, and construction of additional roads like the Mindanao Avenue extension.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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