Cagayan de Oro

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', officially the ' (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro) or simply referred to as Cagayan de Oro City, is a highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao,.wikipedia
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Metro Cagayan de Oro

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side.
It is located on the northern coast of Mindanao, and comprises the two chartered cities of Cagayan de Oro and El Salvador and the 13 municipalities of Alubijid, Baungon, Claveria, Gitagum, Jasaan, Laguindingan, Libona, Malitbog, Manolo Fortich, Opol, Sumilao, Tagoloan, and Talakag.

Misamis Oriental

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It is a chartered city and capital of the province of Misamis Oriental where governance is independent and separate from the province.
Its capital and provincial center is the city of Cagayan de Oro, which is governed independently from the province.

Mindanao

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The City of Cagayan de Oro is located along the north central coast of Mindanao island facing Macajalar Bay and is bordered by the municipalities of Opol to the west, Tagoloan to the east, and the provinces of Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte to the south of the city.
861,799), Cagayan de Oro City (pop.

Jasaan, Misamis Oriental

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side.
It is approximately 28 km east of the capital city of Cagayan de Oro.

Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side. The City of Cagayan de Oro is located along the north central coast of Mindanao island facing Macajalar Bay and is bordered by the municipalities of Opol to the west, Tagoloan to the east, and the provinces of Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte to the south of the city.
', officially the ', is a province of, . It is located to the east of Cagayan de Oro City and located south-east of the Macajalar Bay.

Cities of the Philippines

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', officially the ' (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro) or simply referred to as Cagayan de Oro City, is a highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao,.
Some independent cities still serve as the seat of government for the province in which they are geographically located: Bacolod (Negros Occidental), Cagayan de Oro (Misamis Oriental), Cebu City (Cebu), Iloilo City (Iloilo), Lucena (Quezon), Puerto Princesa (Palawan) and Tacloban (Leyte). In such cases, the provincial government, apart from already financing the maintenance of its properties such as provincial government buildings and offices, may also provide the government of the independent city with an annual budget (determined by the province at its discretion) to aid in relieving incidental costs incurred by the city such as road maintenance due to increased vehicular traffic in the vicinity of the provincial government complex.

Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side.
Its most notable landmark is the Laguindingan Airport, located between Cagayan de Oro City and Iligan City.

Claveria, Misamis Oriental

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side.
The municipality can be accessed via public transportation (Van-for-Hires, Jeepneys) from province's capital Cagayan de Oro City.

Huluga Caves

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The oldest human remains discovered was from the Huluga Caves, once used as a burial place by the natives.
It is located in the south end of Cagayan de Oro City, about eight kilometers away.

Northern Mindanao

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side. ', officially the ' (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro) or simply referred to as Cagayan de Oro City, is a highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao,.
The regional center is Cagayan de Oro.

Alubijid, Misamis Oriental

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side.
Alubijid, along with El Salvador, was part of Cagayan de Misamis (present-day Cagayan de Oro) when the two entities petitioned to become municipalities in 1933.

List of cities in the Philippines

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According to the, the city has a population of, making it the 10th most populous city in the Philippines.
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El Salvador, Misamis Oriental

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It also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side.
El Salvador was created from the barrios of El Salvador and Molugan with their sitios known as Sala, Sambulawan, Sinaloc, Lagtang, Talaba, Kalabaylabay and Hinigdaan, formerly part of Cagayan de Misamis, Misamis Oriental, in 1948.

Battle of Cagayan de Misamis

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This would later become known as the Battle of Cagayan de Misamis.
The Battle of Cagayan de Misamis was fought on April 7, 1900 in the town of Cagayan de Misamis (now Cagayan de Oro City) on the Mindanao island, southern part the Philippines, during the Philippine-American War.

Battle of Makahambus Hill

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The Americans were initially and successfully repulsed by the Kagay-anons forces led by Mayor Don Apolinar Vélez at the historic Battle of Makahambus on June 4, 1900.
It was fought on June 4, 1900 in Cagayan de Misamis (now Cagayan de Oro City).

Macajalar Bay

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The City of Cagayan de Oro is located along the north central coast of Mindanao island facing Macajalar Bay and is bordered by the municipalities of Opol to the west, Tagoloan to the east, and the provinces of Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte to the south of the city. To the north lies Macajalar Bay facing the Bohol Sea.
Cagayan de Oro City, being the regional center of Northern Mindanao (Region X), is located in one of its deep-water harbors.

Limketkai Center

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The city's shopping malls on Claro M. Recto Avenue were also severely affected, with Limketkai Center completely inundated by the floodwaters.
Limketkai Center (Chinese: 林市場偕中心) is a shopping center in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines.

Emmanuel Pelaez

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It was then former Vice President of the Philippines Emmanuel Peláez who appended de Oro to Cagayan.
He studied in Cagayan de Misamis (former name of Cagayan de Oro) Elementary School where he got the highest honors.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

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The Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro comprises the three civil provinces of Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Camiguin and the entire Caraga region.
Today, it is headed by Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J and its seat is located at Saint Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral in Cagayan de Oro City.

Cebuano language

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', officially the ' (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro) or simply referred to as Cagayan de Oro City, is a highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao,.
Cebuano-speaking people from Cagayan de Oro and Dumaguete, for example, say "chada" or tsada/patsada (roughly translated to the English colloquialism "awesome") and people from Davao City say "atchup" which also translated to the same English context; meanwhile Cebuanos from Cebu on the other hand say nindot or, sometimes, anindot.

Visayans

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In 1622, two Spanish Augustinian Recollect missionaries reached the settlement and described it as being inhabited by a mixed stock descended from highlander Bukidnon Lumad and sea-faring Visayans ("Dumagat").
Throughout centuries, non-Visayan groups, most notably foreigners such as the Chinese, have settled in predominantly-Visayan cities in Visayas like Iloilo, Bacolod, Dumaguete and Cebu and Mindanao such as Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Davao and General Santos.

Bohol Sea

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To the north lies Macajalar Bay facing the Bohol Sea.
The major cities along the coastline of the sea are Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Butuan, Dumaguete, Ozamiz and Tagbilaran.

University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines

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At the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP), about 900-1,000 students were trapped as most of their campus was flooded.
Cagayan de Oro City

Saint Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral

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The current archbishop in Cagayan de Oro is Most Reverend Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J., D.D., who was installed on March 4, 2006, and his seat is located at St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral.
The Saint Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines.

Cagayan (disambiguation)

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There are also other places in the Philippines with the Cagayan name; these include the province of Cagayan in northern Luzon, the Cagayan Islands in the northern Sulu Sea, and the island of Mapun in Tawi-Tawi (formerly known as Cagayan de Sulu).
Cagayan de Oro, a city that lies along the northern coastline of Mindanao island