Northern Mindanao

Coordinates: 8°45′N 124°55′E / 8.75°N 124.917°E / 8.75; 124.917

Northern Mindanao (Filipino: Hilagang Mindanao) (Region X) is a region of the Philippines, composed of five provinces and two cities classified as highly-urbanized, all occupying the north-central part of Mindanao island, and the island-province of Camiguin. The regional center is Cagayan de Oro City. Lanao del Norte was transferred to Northern Mindanao from Region XII (then called Central Mindanao) by virtue of Executive Order No. 36.

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