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Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
(Filipino: Hilagang Kamindanawan, Cebuano: Amihanang Mindanao) is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region X. It comprises five provinces: Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon
Bukidnon
and Misamis Occidental
Misamis Occidental
and two cities classified as highly urbanized, all occupying the north-central part of Mindanao
Mindanao
island, and the island-province of Camiguin. The regional center is Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro. Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Norte
was transferred to Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
from Region XII (then called Central Mindanao) by virtue of Executive Order No. 36 in September 2001.[2]

Contents

1 Geography

1.1 Climate

2 Demographics 3 Economy 4 Administrative divisions

4.1 Component cities

5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Geography[edit] Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
has a total land area of 2,049,602 hectares (5,064,680 acres).[3] More than 60% of Northern Mindanao's total land area are classified as forest land. Its seas abound with fish and other marine products. Climate[edit] Rainfall in Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
is evenly distributed throughout the year. Its abundant vegetation, natural springs and high elevation contribute to the region's cool, mild and invigorating climate. Demographics[edit]

Population census of Northern Mindanao

Year Pop. ±% p.a.

1990 2,811,646 —    

2000 3,505,708 +2.23%

2010 4,297,323 +2.06%

2015 4,689,302 +1.68%

Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[1][4]

Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
is the 8th most populous region in the Philippines and 2nd in Mindanao
Mindanao
(after Davao Region) according to the 2015 Philippine Statistics Authority
Philippine Statistics Authority
Census. The major urban area of Region X is Metro Cagayan de Oro
Cagayan de Oro
which includes Cagayan de Oro
Cagayan de Oro
and some municipalities and cities of Misamis Oriental
Misamis Oriental
and Bukidnon. The vast majority of the region's inhabitants are migrants from Cebu and Bohol. Some other inhabitants are of Waray, Ilonggo, Zamboangueño, Maranao and Tausug descent, while the autochthonous Bukidnons and Manobos populate the inner highlands. The predominate Religion is Roman Catholicism that forms 72% of the population while Protestants form a significant minority forming 14% of the population. The largest Non Christian religion is Islam forming 8% of the Population[5]

Economy[edit] The economy of Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
is the largest regional economy in the island of Mindanao.[6] The economy in Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
is mainly agricultural. But there is also a booming growth of industries particularly in Cagayan de Oro
Cagayan de Oro
and in Iligan. The famous Del Monte Philippines
Philippines
located in the Province of Bukidnon
Bukidnon
and its processing plant is located in Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro, which shipped to the entire Philippines
Philippines
and Asia-Pacific region. The Agus-IV to VII Hydroelectric Plants in Iligan
Iligan
and Balo-i, Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Norte
supplies most of its electrical power in Mindanao. Administrative divisions[edit]

Map of Region X

The region is composed of five provinces: Bukidnon, the island province of Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental
Misamis Occidental
and Misamis Oriental. It has 2 highly urbanized cities, Cagayan de Oro
Cagayan de Oro
and Iligan, that are administered independently from any province. The provinces are further subdivided into seven component cities and 84 municipalities, with a total of 2,022 barangays. The regional center is Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro.

Province or HUC Provincial Capital Population (2015)[1] Area[3][7] Density Cities Muni. Bgy.

km2 sq mi /km2 /sq mi

Bukidnon Malaybalay 7001302000000000000♠30.2% 1,415,226 10,498.59 4,053.53 130 340 2 20 464

Camiguin Mambajao 7000190000000000000♠1.9% 88,478 237.95 91.87 370 960 0 5 58

Lanao del Norte Tubod 7001144000000000000♠14.4% 676,395 3,346.57 1,292.12 200 520 0 22 462

Misamis Occidental Oroquieta 7001128000000000000♠12.8% 602,126 2,055.22 793.52 290 750 3 14 490

Misamis Oriental Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro 7001189009999900000♠18.9% 888,509 3,131.52 1,209.09 280 730 2 23 424

Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro † — 7001144000000000000♠14.4% 675,950 412.80 159.38 1,600 4,100 — — 80

Iligan † — 7000730000000000000♠7.3% 342,618 813.37 314.04 420 1,100 — — 44

Total 4,689,302 20,496.02 7,913.56 230 600 9 84 2,022

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

Component cities[edit]

Bukidnon

Malaybalay Valencia

Misamis Occidental

Oroquieta Ozamiz Tangub

Misamis Oriental

El Salvador Gingoog

See also[edit]

Laguindingan International Airport, the first International airport in Northern Mindanao.

References[edit]

^ a b c Census of Population (2015). Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.  ^ "Executive Order No. 36; Providing for the Reorganization of the Administrative Regions in Mindanao
Mindanao
and for Other Purposes". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Malacañang, Manila, Philippines. 19 September 2001. Retrieved 29 March 2016. SECTION 2. Region X, known as Northern Mindanao, is hereby reorganized and shall be composed of the following provinces and cities: a. Provinces i. Bukidnon
Bukidnon
ii. Camiguin
Camiguin
iii. Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Norte
iv. Misamis Occidental
Misamis Occidental
v. Misamis Oriental
Misamis Oriental
b. Cities i. Cagayan de Oro
Cagayan de Oro
City ii. Gingoog
Gingoog
City iii. Iligan
Iligan
City iv. Malaybalay
Malaybalay
City v. Oroquieta
Oroquieta
City vi. Ozamis City vii. Tangub
Tangub
City viii. Valencia City  ^ a b "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 9 June 2014.  ^ "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines
Philippines
and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. Philippine Statistics Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.  ^ http://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/hsd/specialrelease/_REGION%20X_Statistical%20Tables.xls ^ Pelone, Ruel V. (7 February 2010). "Region 10: Mindanao's dominant regional economy". Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro: Business Week Mindanao. Retrieved 4 February 2010.  ^ "List of Cities". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
at Wikimedia Commons Philippine Standard Geographic Code listing for Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
- National Statistical Coordination Board

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Northern Mindanao
Mindanao
(Region X)

Regional Center

Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro

Provinces

Bukidnon Camiguin Lanao del Norte Misamis Occidental Misamis Oriental

Highly Urbanized Cities

Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro Iligan

Component Cities

El Salvador Gingoog Malaybalay Oroquieta Ozamiz Tangub Valencia

Provincial Capitals

Cagayan
Cagayan
de Oro Malaybalay Mambajao Oroquieta Tubod

Municipalities

Aloran Alubijid Bacolod Baliangao Balingasag Balingoan Baloi Baroy Baungon Binuangan Bonifacio Cabanglasan Calamba Catarman Clarin Claveria Concepcion Damulog Dangcagan Don Carlos Don Victoriano Chiongbian Gitagum Guinsiliban Impasugong Initao Jasaan Jimenez Kadingilan Kalilangan Kapatagan Kauswagan Kibawe Kinoguitan Kitaotao Kolambugan Lagonglong Laguindingan Lala Lantapan Libertad Libona Linamon Lopez Jaena Lugait Magsaysay (Lanao del Norte) Magsaysay (Misamis Oriental) Mahinog Maigo Malitbog Mambajao Manolo Fortich Manticao Maramag Matungao Medina Munai Naawan Nunungan Opol Panaon Pangantucan Pantao Ragat Pantar Plaridel Poona Piagapo Quezon Sagay Salay Salvador San Fernando Sapad Sapang Dalaga Sinacaban Sugbongcogon Sultan Naga Dimaporo Sumilao Tagoloan (Lanao del Norte) Tagoloan (Misamis Oriental) Talakag Talisayan Tangcal Tubod Tudela Villanueva

Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines

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Regions of the Philippines

Luzon

I – Ilocos Region II – Cagayan
Cagayan
Valley III – Central Luzon IV-A – Calabarzon Mimaropa
Mimaropa
– Southwestern Tagalog Region V – Bicol Region CAR – Cordillera Administrative Region NCR – National Capital Region

Visayas

VI – Western Visayas VII – Central Visayas VIII – Eastern Visayas

Mindanao

IX – Zamboanga Peninsula X – Northern Mindanao XI – Davao Region XII – Soccsksargen XIII – Caraga ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

Former regions

NIR – Negros Island Region Southern Tagalog

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  Administrative divisions of the Philippines

Capital

Manila
Manila
(National Capital Region)

Island groups

Luzon Visayas Mindanao

Regions

Administrative

I – Ilocos Region II – Cagayan
Cagayan
Valley III – Central Luzon IV-A – Calabarzon Mimaropa
Mimaropa
– Southwestern Tagalog Region V – Bicol Region VI – Western Visayas VII – Central Visayas VIII – Eastern Visayas IX – Zamboanga Peninsula X – Northern Mindanao XI – Davao Region XII – Soccsksargen XIII – Caraga CAR – Cordillera Administrative Region NCR – National Capital Region

Autonomous

Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

Provinces

Abra Agusan del Norte Agusan del Sur Aklan Albay Antique Apayao Aurora Basilan Bataan Batanes Batangas Benguet Biliran Bohol Bukidnon Bulacan Cagayan Camarines Norte Camarines Sur Camiguin Capiz Catanduanes Cavite Cebu Compostela Valley Cotabato Davao del Norte Davao del Sur Davao Occidental Davao Oriental Dinagat Islands Eastern Samar Guimaras Ifugao Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur Iloilo Isabela Kalinga La Union Laguna Lanao del Norte Lanao del Sur Leyte Maguindanao Marinduque Masbate Misamis Occidental Misamis Oriental Mountain Province Negros Occidental Negros Oriental Northern Samar Nueva Ecija Nueva Vizcaya Occidental Mindoro Oriental Mindoro Palawan Pampanga Pangasinan Quezon Quirino Rizal Romblon Samar Sarangani Siquijor Sorsogon South Cotabato Southern Leyte Sultan Kudarat Sulu Surigao del Norte Surigao del Sur Tarlac Tawi-Tawi Zambales Zamboanga del Norte Zamboanga del Sur Zamboanga Sibugay

Cities

List of cities in the Philippines

Municipalities

List of cities and municipalities in the Philippines

Barangays

Lists of barangays by province Poblacion

Other subdivisions

Puroks Sitios List of primary LGUs Legislative districts Metropolitan areas

Historical

Former provinces Formally proposed provinces Negros Island Regio

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