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Provinces in the Philippines


 

 

                 

 

 

The main political as well as administrative divisions of the Philippines are the provinces. Every province is run by a governor that runs numerous local government organizations. Every province is member of the League of Provinces of the Philippines, an entity that aspires to deal with issues impacting provincial as well as metropolitan government administrations.

Presently, Philippines is composed of 80 provinces:

 

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Province Capital Region Population Area (km²) Pop. density
(perkm²)
Ph seal abra.png Abra Bangued CAR 209,491 3,975.6 52.7
Ph seal agusan del norte.png Agusan del Norte Cabadbaran Region XIII 552,849 2,590.0 213.5
Ph seal agusan del sur.png Agusan del Sur Prosperidad Region XIII 559,294 8,966.0 62.4
Ph seal aklan.png Aklan Kalibo Region VI 451,314 1,817.9 248.3
Ph seal albay.png Albay Legazpi City Region V 1,090,907 2,552.6 427.4
Ph seal antique.png Antique San Jose Region VI 471,088 2,522.0 186.8
Ph seal apayao.png Apayao Kabugao CAR 97,129 3,927.9 24.7
Ph seal aurora.png Aurora Baler Region III 173,797 3,239.5 53.6
Seal Basilan.png Basilan Isabela City ARMM 259,796 1,234.2 210.5
Ph seal bataan.png Bataan Balanga City Region III 557,659 1,373.0 406.2
Ph seal batanes.png Batanes Basco Region II 16,467 209.3 78.7
Ph seal batangas.png Batangas Batangas City Region IV-A 1,905,348 3,165.8 601.9
Ph seal benguet.png Benguet La Trinidad CAR 582,515 2,655.4 219.4
Ph seal biliran.png Biliran Naval Region VIII 140,274 555.5 252.5
Ph seal bohol.png Bohol Tagbilaran City Region VII 1,137,268 4,117.3 276.2
Ph seal bukidnon.png Bukidnon Malaybalay City Region X 1,060,265 8,293.8 127.8
Ph seal bulacan.png Bulacan Malolos Region III 2,234,088 2,625.0 851.1
Ph seal cagayan.png Cagayan Tuguegarao City Region II 993,580 9,002.7 110.4
Seal camarines norte.png Camarines Norte Daet Region V 458,840 2,112.5 217.2
Seal camarines sur.png Camarines Sur Pili Region V 1,551,549 5,266.8 294.6
Ph seal camiguin.png Camiguin Mambajao Region X 74,232 229.8 323.0
Ph seal capiz.png Capiz Roxas City Region VI 654,156 2,633.2 248.4
Seal catanduanes.png Catanduanes Virac Region V 215,356 1,511.5 142.5
Ph seal cavite.png Cavite Trece Martires City Region IV-A 2,063,161 1,287.6 1,602.3
Ph seal cebu.png Cebu Cebu City Region VII 3,356,137 5,088.4 659.6
Ph seal compostela valley.png Compostela Valley Nabunturan Region XI 580,244 4,667.0 124.3
Ph seal cotabato.png Cotabato Kidapawan City Region XII 958,643 6,569.9 145.9
Ph seal davao del norte.png Davao del Norte Tagum City Region XI 743,811 3,463.0 214.8
Ph seal davao del sur.png Davao del Sur Digos City Region XI 1,905,917 6,377.6 298.8
Ph seal davao oriental.png Davao Oriental Mati Region XI 446,191 5,164.5 86.4
Ph seal dinagat islands.png Dinagat Islands San Jose Region XI 106,951 802.12 133.3
Ph seal eastern samar.png Eastern Samar Borongan Region VIII 375,822 4,339.6 86.6
Ph seal guimaras.png Guimaras Jordan Region VI 141,450 604.7 233.9
Ph seal ifugao.png Ifugao Lagawe CAR 161,623 2,517.8 64.2
Ph seal ilocos norte.png Ilocos Norte Laoag City Region I 514,241 3,399.3 151.3
Ph seal ilocos sur.png Ilocos Sur Vigan City Region I 594,206 2,579.6 230.3
Ph seal iloilo.png Iloilo Iloilo City Region VI 1,925,002 4,719.4 407.9
Ph seal isabela.png Isabela <ref>On February 20, 1995, legislation was approved for the division of Isabela into Isabela del Norte and Isabela del Sur. It was disapproved in the provincial plebisite. The division never took place.</ref> Ilagan Region II 1,287,575 10,664.6 120.7
Ph seal kalinga.png Kalinga Tabuk CAR 174,023 3,119.7 55.8
Ph seal la union.png La Union San Fernando City Region I 657,945 1,493.1 440.7
Ph seal laguna.png Laguna Santa Cruz Region IV-A 1,965,872 1,759.7 1,117.2
Ph seal lanao del norte.png Lanao del Norte Tubod Region X 758,123 3,092.0 245.2
Ph seal lanao del sur.png Lanao del Sur Marawi City ARMM 800,162 3,872.9 206.6
Ph seal leyte.png Leyte Tacloban City Region VIII 1,592,336 5,712.8 278.7
Ph seal maguindanao.png Maguindanao Shariff Aguak ARMM 801,102 4,900.1 163.5
Ph seal marinduque.png Marinduque Boac Region IV-B 217,392 959.3 226.6
Seal masbate.png Masbate Masbate City Region V 707,668 4,047.7 174.8
Ph seal misamis occidental.png Misamis Occidental Oroquieta City Region X 486,723 1,939.3 251.0
Ph seal misamis oriental.png Misamis Oriental Cagayan de Oro City Region X 1,126,215 3,570.0 315.5
Ph seal mountain province.png Mountain Province Bontoc CAR 140,439 2,097.3 67.0
Ph seal negros occidental.png Negros Occidental <ref>Negros del Norte was created from Negros Occidental on January 3, 1986. Its creation was declared unconstitutional on July 11, 1986, and it was abolished on August 18, 1986.</ref> Bacolod City Region VI 2,565,723 7,926.1 323.7
Ph seal negros oriental.png Negros Oriental Dumaguete City Region VII 1,126,061 5,402.3 208.4
Ph seal northern samar.png Northern Samar Catarman Region VIII 500,639 3,498.0 143.1
Ph seal nueva ecija.png Nueva Ecija Palayan City Region III 1,659,883 5,284.3 314.1
Ph seal nueva vizcaya.png Nueva Vizcaya Bayombong Region II 366,962 3,903.9 94.0
Ph seal occidental mindoro.png Occidental Mindoro Mamburao Region IV-B 380,250 5,879.9 64.7
Ph seal oriental mindoro.png Oriental Mindoro Calapan City Region IV-B 681,818 4,364.7 156.2
Ph seal palawan.png Palawan Puerto Princesa City Region VI 755,412 14,896.3 50.7
Ph seal of pampanga.PNG Pampanga San Fernando City Region III 1,882,730 2,180.7 863.4
Ph seal pangasinan.png Pangasinan Lingayen Region I 2,434,086 5,368.2 453.4
Ph seal quezon.png Quezon Lucena City Region IV-A 1,679,030 8,706.6 192.8
Ph seal quirino.png Quirino Cabarroguis Region II 148,575 3,057.2 48.6
Ph seal rizal.png Rizal Antipolo City Region IV-A 1,707,218 1,308.9 1,304.3
Ph seal romblon.png Romblon Romblon Region IV-B 264,357 1,355.9 195.0
Ph seal samar.png Samar Catbalogan Region VIII 641,124 5,591.0 114.7
Ph seal sarangani.png Sarangani Alabel Region XII 410,622 2,980.0 137.8
Ph seal shariff kabunsuan.png Shariff Kabunsuan Datu Odin Sinsuat ARMM 365,848
Ph seal siquijor.png Siquijor Siquijor Region VII 81,598 343.5 237.5
Seal sorsogon.png Sorsogon Sorsogon City Region V 650,535 2,141.4 303.8
Ph seal south cotabato.png South Cotabato Koronadal City Region XII 1,102,550 4,489.0 245.6
Ph seal southern leyte.png Southern Leyte Maasin City Region VIII 360,160 1,734.8 207.6
Ph seal sultan kudarat.png Sultan Kudarat Isulan Region XII 586,505 4,714.8 124.4
Ph seal sulu.png Sulu Jolo ARMM 619,668 1,600.4 387.2
Ph seal surigao del norte.png Surigao del Norte Surigao City Region XIII 374,465 1,936.9 193.3
Ph seal surigao del sur.png Surigao del Sur Tandag Region XIII 501,808 4,552.2 110.2
Ph seal tarlac.png Tarlac Tarlac City Region III 1,068,783 3,053.4 350.0
Seal tawi-tawi.png Tawi-Tawi Panglima Sugala ARMM 322,317 1,087.4 296.4
Ph seal zambales.png Zambales Iba Region III 627,802 3,714.4 169.0
Ph seal zamboanga del norte.png Zamboanga del Norte Dipolog City Region IX 823,130 6,618.0 124.4
Ph seal zamboanga del sur.png Zamboanga del Sur Pagadian City Region IX 1,437,941 4,964.1 289.7
Ph seal zamboanga sibugay.png Zamboanga Sibugay Ipil Region IX 497,239 3,087.9 161.0

 

 

 

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