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Region I (Ilocos Region) Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan Region II (Cagayan Valley) Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela,

Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino Region III (Central Luzon) Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales Region IV (Southern Tagalog) IV-A (Calabarzon) - Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal IV-B (Mimaropa) - Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Romblon Region V (Bicol Region) Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate, Sorsogon Region VI (Western Visayas) Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, Negros Occidental Region VII (Central Visayas) Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Siquijor Region VIII (Eastern Visayas) Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Western Samar, Southern Samar Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula) Zamboanga Del Norte, Zamboanga Del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay Region X (Northern Mindanao) Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao Del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental Region XI (Davao Region) Compostela Valley, Davao Del Norte, Davao Del Sur, Davao Oriental Region XII (Socsargen) North Cotabato, Sarangani, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat Region XIII (Caraga) Agusan Del Norte, Agusan Del Sur, Surigao Del Norte, Surigao Del Sur National Capital Region (NCR) Caloocan, Las Pinas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Manila, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Pasay, Pasig, Pateros, Paranaque, Quezon, San Juan, Taguig, Valenzuela ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) Basilan, Lanao Del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi CAR (Cordillera Administrative Region) Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province

List of primary local government units of the Philippines


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Below is a combined list of primary subdivisions of local government in the Philippines. As of May 2010, there were 79 provinces, 33 highly-urbanized cities, 5 independent component cities, and one independent Metro Manila municipality.

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Abra

province CAR

230,953

97

67

4,198.2 32 0

32

55.01

115

76

Agusan del Region province Norte XIII

314,027

86

64

2,730.2 52 4

52

115.02

97

60

Agusan del Region province Sur XIII

609,447

51

43

9,989.5 5 2

61.01

112

73

Aklan

province

Region VI

495,122

68

54

1,821.4 68 2

66

271.83

57

20

Albay

province

Region V

1,190,823

24

20

2,565.7 57 7

57

464.12

44

10

highlyRegion Angeles[n 1] urbanize III d city

314,493

85

22

60.27

98

19

5218.07

21

21

Antique

province

Region VI

515,265

64

51

2,729.1 53 7

53

188.8

76

39

Apayao

province CAR

103,633

114

76

4,351.2 29 3

29

23.82

118

79

Aurora

province

Region III

187,802

102

69

3,147.3 44 2

44

59.67

113

74

Bacolod

highlyRegion urbanize VI d city

499,497

67

15

162.67

93

14

3070.62

24

24

Baguio

highlyurbanize CAR d city

301,926

89

25

57.51

100

21

5249.97

20

20

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Basilan

province ARMM

496,505

68

53

2,217.1 61 3

59

223.94

69

32

Bataan

province

Region III

662,153

47

40

1,372.9 75 8

72

482.27

42

Batanes

province

Region II

15,974

118

79

219.01

89

79

72.94

108

69

Batangas

province

Region IV-A

2,245,869

3,119.7 45 2

45

719.89

38

Benguet

province CAR

372,533

82

63

2,679.0 50 8

50

139.05

90

53

Biliran

province

Region VIII

150,031

109

74

536.01

83

76

279.9

56

19

Bohol

province

Region VII

1,230,110

23

19

4,820.9 24 5

24

255.16

61

24

Bukidnon

province

Region X

1,190,284

25

21

10,498. 4 59

113.38

99

62

Bulacan

province

Region III

2,826,936

2,774.8 49 5

49

1018.77

36

Butuan

highlyRegion urbanize XIII d city

298,378

90

26

816.62

79

365.38

49

36

Cagayan

province

Region II

1,072,571

28

24

9,295.7 6 5

115.38

96

59

Cagayan de

highlyRegion urbanize

553,966

53

10

412.80

85

1341.97

32

29

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Oro

d city

Caloocan

highlyurbanize NCR d city

1,378,856

16

53.33

102

23

25855.1 7

Camarines Norte

province

Region V

513,785

64

51

2,320.0 59 7

57

221.45

70

33

Camarines Sur

province

Region V

1,533,305

15

13

5,380.7 20 8

20

284.96

55

18

Camiguin

province

Region X

81,293

116

78

237.95

88

78

341.64

50

14

Capiz

province

Region VI

701,664

42

36

2,594.6 56 4

56

270.43

58

21

Catanduane Region province s V

232,757

96

66

1,492.1 73 6

71

155.99

85

48

Cavite

province

Region IV-A

2,856,765

1,512.4 71 1

69

1888.88

29

Cebu

province

Region VII

2,439,005

4,932.7 22 9

22

494.45

41

Cebu City

highlyRegion urbanize VII d city

798,809

34

315.00

87

10

2535.9

26

26

Compostel a Valley

province

Region XI

637,366

48

41

4,479.7 27 7

27

142.28

88

51

Cotabato

province

Region XII

1,121,974

27

23

9,008.9 7 0

124.54

94

57

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Cotabato City

indepen dent compon ent city

Region XII

259,153

93

28

176.00

92

13

1472.46

30

28

Dagupan

indepen dent compon ent city

Region I 149,554

110

36

37.30

108

29

4009.49

23

23

highlyRegion Davao City urbanize XI d city

1,363,337

17

2,443.6 58 1

557.92

39

33

Davao del Norte

province

Region XI

847,440

32

28

3,426.9 41 7

41

247.29

63

26

Davao del Sur

province

Region XI

822,406

33

29

4,223.4 31 5

31

194.72

75

38

Davao Region province Oriental[n 2] XI

486,104

71

56

5,670.0 17 7

17

85.73

107

68

Eastern Samar

province

Region VIII

405,114

78

60

4,640.7 25 3

25

87.3

107

68

General Santos

highlyRegion urbanize XII d city

529,542

63

13

492.86

84

1074.43

35

32

Guimaras

province

Region VI

151,238

108

73

604.57

82

75

250.16

62

25

Ifugao

province CAR

180,711

104

71

2,628.2 54 1

54

68.76

111

72

Iligan

Region highly- X urbanize

308,046

87

23

813.37

80

378.73

48

35

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

d city

Ilocos Norte

province Region I 547,284

56

45

3,504.3 39 0

39

156.17

84

47

Ilocos Sur

province Region I 632,255

49

42

2,595.9 55 6

55

243.55

64

27

Iloilo

province

Region VI

1,691,878

12

11

7,829.1 9 2

216.1

72

35

Iloilo City

highlyRegion urbanize VI d city

418,710

77

18

70.23

97

18

5961.98

19

19

Isabela

province

Region II

1,275,251

19

15

12,556. 2 79

101.56

102

64

Kalinga

province CAR

182,326

103

70

3,231.2 43 5

43

56.43

114

75

La Union

province Region I 720,972

40

34

1,503.7 72 5

70

479.45

43

Laguna

province

Region IV-A

2,473,530

1,823.5 67 5

65

1356.44

31

Lanao del Norte

province

Region X

538,283

59

48

3,011.4 47 2

47

178.75

80

43

Lanao del Sur

province ARMM

1,138,544

26

22

12,051. 3 85

94.47

103

65

highlyRegion Lapu-Lapu urbanize VII d city

292,530

91

27

58.10

99

20

5034.94

22

22

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Las Pias

highlyurbanize NCR d city

532,330

60

12

41.54

106

27

12814.8 8

12

12

Leyte

province

Region VIII

1,327,313

18

14

5,699.7 16 3

16

232.87

67

30

Lucena

highlyRegion urbanize IV-A d city

236,390

95

30

80.21

96

17

2947.14

25

25

Maguindan province ARMM ao

1,273,715

20

16

7,447.7 11 5

11

171.02

83

46

Makati[n 3]

highlyurbanize NCR d city

510,383

66

14

21.57

112

33

23661.7 1

Malabon

highlyurbanize NCR d city

363,681

83

20

15.76

114

35

23076.2 1

highlyMandaluyo urbanize NCR ng d city

305,576

88

24

11.26

115

36

27138.1 9

Mandaue

highlyRegion urbanize VII d city

318,575

84

21

25.18

111

32

12651.9 1

14

14

Manila

highlyurbanize NCR d city

1,660,714

13

38.55

107

28

43079.4 8

Marikina

highlyurbanize NCR d city

424,610

75

17

33.97

109

30

12499.5 6

15

15

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Marinduqu Region province e IV-B

229,636

98

68

952.58

78

74

241.07

66

29

Masbate

province

Region V

768,939

36

30

4,151.7 33 8

33

185.21

78

41

Misamis Occidental

province

Region X

531,680

61

49

2,055.2 65 2

63

258.7

60

23

Misamis Oriental

province

Region X

748,791

38

32

3,102.9 46 0

46

241.32

65

28

Mountain Province

province CAR

148,661

111

75

2,157.3 62 8

60

68.91

110

71

highlyMuntinlupa urbanize NCR d city

452,943

73

16

46.70

104

25

9698.99

18

18

Naga

indepen dent compon ent city

Region V

160,516

107

35

84.48

95

16

1900.05

28

27

Navotas

highlyurbanize NCR d city

245,344

94

29

10.77

116

37

22780.3 2

Negros Occidental

province

Region VI

2,370,269

7,802.5 10 4

10

303.78

53

17

Negros Oriental

province

Region VII

1,231,904

22

18

5,385.5 19 3

19

228.74

68

31

Northern Samar

province

Region VIII

549,759

55

44

3,692.9 35 3

35

148.87

87

50

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Nueva Ecija

province

Region III

1,853,853

11

10

5,751.3 15 3

15

322.33

52

16

Nueva Vizcaya

province

Region II

397,837

80

61

4,378.8 28 0

28

90.86

104

66

Occidental Mindoro

province

Region IV-B

421,592

76

59

5,865.7 14 1

14

71.87

109

70

Olongapo

highlyRegion urbanize III d city

227,270

99

31

185.00

91

12

3893.81

33

30

Oriental Mindoro

province

Region IV-B

735,769

39

33

4,238.3 30 8

30

173.6

82

45

Ormoc

indepen dent compon ent city

Region VIII

177,524

105

34

613.60

81

289.32

54

37

Palawan

province

Region IV-B

682,152

44

38

14,649. 1 73

46.56

117

78

Pampanga[n
1]

province

Region III

1,911,951

10

1,984.7 66 2

64

963.34

37

Pangasinan province Region I 2,495,841

5,413.7 18 8

18

461.02

45

11

Paraaque

highlyurbanize NCR d city

552,660

54

11

47.69

103

24

11588.5 9

17

17

Pasay

highlyurbanize NCR d city

403,064

79

19

19.00

113

34

21213.8 9

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Pasig[n 4]

highlyurbanize NCR d city

617,301

50

31.00

110

31

19912.9 4

10

10

Pateros

Metro Manila municip ality

NCR

61,940

117

39

2.10

118

39

29495.2 4

Puerto Princesa

highlyRegion urbanize IV-B d city

210,508

101

33

2,381.0 59 2

88.41

105

39

Quezon

province

Region IV-A

1,646,510

14

12

8,845.8 8 0

186.13

77

40

Quezon City

highlyurbanize NCR d city

2,679,450

161.12

94

15

16630.1 5

11

11

Quirino

province

Region II

163,610

106

72

3,486.1 40 6

40

46.93

116

77

Rizal[n 4]

province

Region IV-A

2,284,046

1,175.7 77 6

73

1942.61

27

Romblon

province

Region IV-B

279,774

92

65

1,533.4 70 5

68

182.45

79

42

Samar

province

Region VIII

695,149

43

37

6,048.0 13 3

13

114.94

98

61

San Juan

highlyurbanize NCR d city

125,338

113

38

5.94

117

38

21100.6 7

Santiago

indepen dent compon

Region II

126,244

112

37

1,221.9 76 7

103.31

101

38

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

ent city

Sarangani

province

Region XII

475,514

72

57

3,601.2 37 5

37

132.04

91

54

Siquijor

province

Region VII

87,695

115

77

337.49

86

77

259.84

59

22

Sorsogon

province

Region V

709,673

41

35

2,119.0 64 1

62

334.91

51

15

South Cotabato

province

Region XII

767,255

37

31

3,935.9 34 5

34

329.47

74

37

Southern Leyte

province

Region VIII

390,847

81

62

1,797.2 69 2

67

217.47

71

34

Sultan Kudarat

province

Region XII

675,644

45

39

5,251.3 21 4

21

128.66

93

56

Sulu

province ARMM

849,670

31

27

2,135.2 63 5

61

397.93

47

13

Surigao del Region province Norte XIII

530,281

62

50

3,009.2 48 7

48

176.22

81

36

Surigao del Region province Sur XIII

541,347

58

47

4,925.1 23 8

23

109.91

101

44

Tacloban

highlyRegion urbanize VIII d city

217,199

100

32

201.72

90

11

1076.74

34

31

Taguig[n 5]

highlyurbanize NCR d city

670,309

46

43.67

101

22

12489.4 5

16

16

Prima ry local gover nment unit

Typ e

Re gio n

Popul ation (2007 )

Pop. ran k (ove rall)

Pop. rank (provi nces)

Pop . ran k (oth ers)

Ar ea (k m )

Are a ran k (ove rall)

Area rank (provi nces)

Are a ran k (oth ers)

Pop . den sity (pe r km )

PD ran k (ove rall)

PD rank (provi nces)

PD ran k (oth ers)

Tarlac

province

Region III

1,243,449

21

17

2,736.6 51 4

51

454.37

46

12

Tawi-Tawi province ARMM

450,346

74

58

3,426.5 42 5

42

131.43

92

55

highlyValenzuela urbanize NCR d city

568,928

52

44.58

105

26

12761.9 6

13

13

Zambales

province

Region III

493,085

70

55

3,529.4 38 0

38

139.71

89

52

highlyZamboanga Region urbanize City IX d city

774,407

35

1,414.7 74 0

547.4

40

34

Zamboanga Region province del Norte IX

907,238

30

26

7,301.0 12 0

12

124.26

95

58

Zamboanga Region province del Sur IX

914,278

29

25

4,499.4 26 6

26

203.2

73

36

Zamboanga Region province Sibugay IX

546,186

57

46

3,607.7 36 5

36

151.39

86

49