The 81 Provinces of the Philippines

There are 7,600+ islands in the Philippine Archipelago with a population of approximately 100 million people.  A country of this size and population requires some organization to make it manageable. The Philippines are divided into 81 provinces – 38 in Luzon, 27 in Visayas, and 16 in Mindanao.

Map of the provinces in the Philippines followed by detailed information about each province.

#PROVINCEAREA KM2POPULATIONREGIONISLANDCAPITAL
05Abra4,165.3241,160CARLuzonBangued
66Agusan del Norte3,546.9354,50313MindanaoButuan City
67Agusan del Sur9,989.5700,65313MindanaoProsperidad
41Aklan1,821.4574,8236PanayKalibo
32Albay2,575.81,314,8265LuzonLegazpi
43Antique2,729.2582,0126PanaySan Jose De Buenavista
03Apayao4,413.4119,184CARLuzonKabugao
18Aurora3,147.3214,3363LuzonBaler
79Basilan2,295.0408,520BARMMBasilanLamitan
22Bataan1,373.0760,6503LuzonBalanga City
01Batanes219.0117,2462Batanes IslandsBasco
26Batangas3,119.83,035,0814LuzonBatangas City
12Benguet2,826.6444,224CARLuzonLa Trinidad
45Biliran536.0171,6128BiliranNaval
53Bohol4,821.01,313,5607BoholTagbilaran City
65Bukidnon10,496.61,415,22610MindanaoMalaybalay
21Bulacan2,796.13,292,0713LuzonMalolos City
04Cagayan9,295.81,199,3202LuzonTuguegarao City
28Camarines Norte2,320.1583,3135LuzonDaet
30Camarines Sur5,497.01,952,5445LuzonNaga City
55Camiguin238.088,47810CamiguinMambajao
42Capiz2,594.6761,3846PanayRoxas City
31Catanduanes1,492.2260,9645CatanduanesVirac
24Cavite1,574.23,678,3014LuzonImus
48Cebu5,342.02,938,9827CebuCebu City
72Davao de Oro4,480637,36611MindanaoNabunturan
69Cotabato9,0091,121,97412MindanaoKidapawan City
71Davao del Norte3,427847,44011MindanaoTagum
70Davao del Sur6,771822,40611MindanaoDigos City
78Davao Occidental2,163.45316,34211MindanaoMalita
73Davao Oriental5,680486,10411MindanaoMati
56Dinagat Islands1,036.3127,15213Dinagat IslandsSan Jose
40Eastern Samar4,660.5467,1608SamarBorongan City
46Guimaras604.6174,6136GuimarasJordan
09Ifugao2,628.2202,802CARLuzonLagawe
02Ilocos Norte3467.9593,0811LuzonLaoag City
07Ilocos Sur2,596.0689,6681LuzonVigan City
44Iloilo5,079.21,936,4236PanayIloilo City
10Isabela12,414.91,593,5662LuzonIlagan
06Kalinga3,231.3212,680CARLuzonTabuk City
11La Union1,497.7786,6531LuzonSan Fernando City
25Laguna1,917.92,473,5304LuzonSanta Cruz
62Lanao del Norte4,159.9676,39510MindanaoTubod
63Lanao del Sur13,494.41,045,429BARMMMindanaoMarawi City
49Leyte6,515.11,724,6798LeyteTacloban City
74Maguindanao9,729.01,273,715BARMMMindanaoShariff Aguak
29Marinduque952.6234,521MIMAROPAMarinduqueBoac
37Masbate4,151.8892,3935MasbateMasbate City
61Misamis Occidental2,055.2602,12610MindanaoOroquieta
64Misamis Oriental3,544.3888,50910MindanaoCagayan de Oro
08Mountain Province2,157.4154,590CARLuzonBontoc
ANational Capital Region619.5712,877,253NCRLuzonManila
47Negros Occidental7,965.22,497,2616NegrosBacolod City
52Negros Oriental5,385.51,354,9957NegrosDumaguete City
38Northern Samar3,692.9632,3798SamarCatarman
17Nueva Ecija5,751.31,366,0273LuzonPalayan City
13Nueva Vizcaya3,975.7452,2872LuzonBayombong
33Occidental Mindoro5,865.7487,414MIMAROPAMindoroMamburao
34Oriental Mindoro4,238.4844,059MIMAROPAMindoroCalapan
51Palawan17,030.8849,469MIMAROPAPalawanPuerto Princesa
20Pampanga2,062.52,198,1103LuzonAngeles City
15Pangasinan5,451.02,956,7261LuzonLingayen
27Quezon9,069.61,856,5824LuzonLucena City
14Quirino2,323.5188,9912LuzonCabarroguis
23Rizal1,191.92,884,2274LuzonAntipolo City
35Romblon1,533.5292,781MIMAROPARomblon IslandsRomblon
39Samar6,048.0780,4818SamarCatbalogan City
77Sarangani3,601475,51412MindanaoAlabel
54Siquijor337.595,9847SiquijorSiquijor
36Sorsogon2,119.0792,9495LuzonSorsogon City
76South Cotabato4,429767,25512MindanaoKoronadal
50Southern Leyte1,798.6421,7508LeyteMaasin City
75Sultan Kudarat5,298677,06212MindanaoIsulan
80Sulu3,436.99849,670BARMMSuluJolo
57Surigao del Norte1,972.9485,08813MindanaoSurigao City
68Surigao del Sur4,932.7592,25013MindanaoTandag City
16Tarlac3,053.61,243,4493LuzonTarlac City
81Tawi-Tawi3,626.6450,346BARMMTawi-TawiBongao
19Zambales3,830.8590,8483LuzonOlongapo City
BZamboanga City1,414.7861,7999Mindanao
58Zamboanga del Norte7,301.01,011,3939MindanaoDipolog City
60Zamboanga del Sur5,914.21,010,6749MindanaoPagadian City
59Zamboanga Sibugay3,607.8112,7889MindanaoIpil

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