Cagayan de Oro

Cagayan De Oro

The City of Cagayan de Oro; ( /kəˈɡaɪən deɪ ˈɔəroʊ/ kə-GY-ən day OHR-oh; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro; Filipino: Lungsod ng Cagayan de Oro) (abbreviated as CDO, CDOC, CdeO or Cag. de Oro), is the provincial capital of the province of Misamis Oriental in the Philippines. It is nicknamed the "City of Golden Friendship" (Dakbayan sa Bulawanong Panaghigala-ay in Cebuano, as the phrase appears on the city's seal).

It serves as the regional center of the Northern Mindanao region and is part of the Metro Cagayan de Oro area. According to the 2010 Census, the city has an estimated population of 602,088 inhabitants. There are also other places in the Philippines with a Cagayan name. One must distinguish Cagayan de Oro from Cagayan Province in Northern Luzon and the Cagayan Islands in the Sulu Sea.

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