Strategic Location

Region X or Northern Mindanao is composed of five (5) provinces and eight (8) cities, namely:

It has 11 Congressional Districts, 85 Municipalities and 2,020 Barangays. Cagayan de Oro City is the regional center of Northern Mindanao, where government regional offices and other big establishments are also located. Lanao del Norte was transferred from Region XII, due to Executive Order No. 36.

*Cagayan de Oro City and Iligan City are highly urbanized cities; figures are excluded from Misamis Oriental and Lanao del Norte respectively.

A brief profile of Northern Mindanao
CapitalJ. V. Serina St., Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City
Population4,297,323
Area2,049,602 ha.
Provinces5
Cities9
Municipalities84
Barangays2022
Congressional Districts3
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Province

Land Area
(sq. km.)1
No. of Districts
No. of Municipalities
No. of Cities

Bukidnon

5
20
2

Camiguin

5
5
0

Lanao Del Norte

1
22
1

Misamis Occidental

6
41
3

Misamis Oriental

2
24
0
Northern Mindanao
0
19
112
6

Sources

1.) http://countrystat.bas.gov.ph/?cont=16&r=10