List of Philippine Provinces and Capital by Region

List of Philippine Provinces by region is shown below with their respective capital city or town. There are 81 provinces grouped into 15 Regions. The 16th region is Metro Manila which is a special administrative region.

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Ilocos | Cagayan | Cordillera | Central Luzon | Calabarzon | Mimaropa | Bicol | Western Visayas | Central Visayas | Eastern Visayas | Zamboanga | Northern Mindanao | Davao | Soccsksargen | Caraga | Bangsamoro

List of provinces of the Philippines
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Region 1 (Ilocos region)
1. Ilocos Norte – Laoag City
2. Ilocos Sur – Vigan City
3. La Union – San Fernando City
4. Pangasinan – Lingayen

Region 2 (Cagayan Valley)
1. Batanes – Basco
2. Cagayan – Tuguegarao City
3. Isabela – Ilagan City
4. Nueva Vizcaya – Bayombong
5. Quirino – Cabaruguis

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
1. Abra – Bangued
2. Apayao – Kabugao
3. Benguet – La Trinidad
4. Ifugao – Lagawe
5. Kalinga – Tabuk City
6. Mountain Province – Bontoc

Region 3 (Central Luzon)
1. Aurora – Baler
2. Bataan – Balanga City
3. Bulacan – Malolos City
4. Nueva Ecija – Palayan City
5. Pampanga – City of San Fernando
6. Tarlac – Tarlac City
7. Zambales – Iba

Region 4A (Southern Tagalog or Calabarzon)
1. Batangas – Batangas City
2. Cavite – Trece Martires City
3. Laguna – Sta. Cruz
4. Quezon – Lucena City
5. Rizal – Antipolo City

Region 4B (MIMAROPA)
1. Marinduque – Boac
2. Occidental Mindoro – Mamburao
3. Oriental Mindoro – Calapan City
4. Palawan – Puerto Princesa City
5. Romblon – Romblon

Region 5 (Bicol)
1. Albay – Legaspi City
2. Camarines Sur (Camsur) – Pili
3. Camarines Norte – Daet
4. Catanduanes – Virac
5. Masbate – Masbate City
6. Sorsogon – Sorsogon City

Region 6 (Western Visayas)
1. Aklan – Kalibo
2. Antique – San Jose
3. Capiz – Roxas City
4. Guimaras – Jordan
5. Iloilo – Iloilo City
6. Negros Occidental – Bacolod City

Region 7 (Central Visayas)
1. Bohol – Tagbilaran City
2. Cebu – Cebu City
3. Negros Oriental – Dumaguete City
4. Siquijor – Siquijor

Region 8 (Eastern Visayas)
1. Eastern Samar – Borongan City
2. Northern samar – Catarman
3. Samar – Catbalogan City(Western Samar)
4. Leyte – Tacloban City
5. Southern Leyte – Maasin City

Region 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula)
1. Zamboanga del Norte (Zanorte) – Dipolog City
2. Zamboanga del Sur – Pagadian City
3. Zamboanga Sibugay – Ipil

Region 10 (Northern Mindanao)
1. Bukidnon – Malaybalay City
2. camiguin – Mambajao
3. Misamis Oriental – Cagayan de Oro (CDO)
4. Misamis Occidental – Oroquieta City
5. Lanao del Norte – Tubod

Region 11 (Davao Region)
1. Davao del Norte – Tagum City
2. Davao del Sul – Digos City
3. Davao Oriental – Mati City
4. Davao Occidental – Malita

Region 12 (Southern Mindanao or Soccsksargen)
1. Cotabato (North) – Kidapawan City
2. South Cotabato – Koronadal City
3. Sarangani – Alabel
4. Sultan Kudarat – Isulan

Region 13 (Caraga)
1. Agusan del Norte – Cabadbaran City
2. Agusan del Sur – Prosperidad
3. Dinagat Island – San Jose
4. Surigao del Norte – Surigao City
5. Surigao del Sur – Tandag City

Administrative Region of Muslim Mindanao (Bangsamoro Region)
1. Maguindanao – Shariff Aguak
2. Lanao del Sur – Marawi City
3. Basilan – Lamitan City
4. Sulu – Jolo
5. Tawi-tawi – Bongao

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