Island groups of the Philippines

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The geographical divisions of the Philippines are the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.wikipedia
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Visayas

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The geographical divisions of the Philippines are the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The Visayas, or the Visayan Islands (Visayan: Kabisay-an, ; Kabisayaan ), is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines, along with Luzon and Mindanao.

Luzon

Luzon Islandnorthern LuzonNorth Luzon
The geographical divisions of the Philippines are the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Luzon may also refer to one of the three primary island groups in the country.

Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

ARMMMuslim MindanaoBangsamoro
Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (الحكم الذاتي لمسلمي مندناو Al-ḥukm adh-dhātiyy al-'aqlīmiyy limuslimiyy mindanāu; abbreviated as ARMM) is an autonomous region of the Philippines, located in the Mindanao island group of the Philippines, that consists of five predominantly Muslim provinces: Basilan (except Isabela City), Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi.

Provinces of the Philippines

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If a province is reassigned into a new region, it can also be reassigned to a new island group, as is the case with Palawan, when it was reassigned to MIMAROPA.
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Regions of the Philippines

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Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.
These regions are geographically organized into the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

Mindanao

southern PhilippinesRegion Xisland of Mindanao
The geographical divisions of the Philippines are the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The island consists of 6 administrative regions, 22 provinces, and 30 cities (27 provinces and 33 cities if associated islands are included).

Ilocos Region

IlocosRegion II
Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Bicol Region

BicolRegion VV
Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Cordillera Administrative Region

CordilleraCARCordilleras
Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Western Visayas

Region VIVIWestern Visayan
Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Eastern Visayas

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Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Zamboanga Peninsula

ZamboangaIXRegion IX
Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Caraga

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Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Mimaropa

IV-BIV–BRegion IV-B
If a province is reassigned into a new region, it can also be reassigned to a new island group, as is the case with Palawan, when it was reassigned to MIMAROPA.

Panay

Panay IslandCentral Panay Mountain Rangeisland of Panay
The island is covered by 4 provinces, 92 municipalities, and, 3 cities (93 municipalities if the associated islands of Caluya are included), all under the jurisdiction of the Western Visayas region.

Philippines

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The geographical divisions of the Philippines are the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

Archipelago

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The geographical divisions of the Philippines are the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

Metro Manila

National Capital RegionManilaNCR
Islands are organized into three distinct island group according to regions: Regions I to V, CAR, and NCR are for Luzon, Regions VI to VIII are for the Visayas, and Regions IX to XIII and ARMM are for Mindanao.

Palawan

Palawan IslandPalawan PassagePalaweño
If a province is reassigned into a new region, it can also be reassigned to a new island group, as is the case with Palawan, when it was reassigned to MIMAROPA.

List of cities in the Philippines

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The island groups themselves do not have governments of their own, but are instead divided into provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays, which do have their own local governments.

Municipalities of the Philippines

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The island groups themselves do not have governments of their own, but are instead divided into provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays, which do have their own local governments.

Barangay

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The island groups themselves do not have governments of their own, but are instead divided into provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays, which do have their own local governments.

Capital city

Capitaladministrative centerDistrict seat
Although the island groups do not have local governments, hence capitals, certain cities have become the political, economic and cultural centers of the island groups.

Manila

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Manila is the national capital and is the de facto capital of Luzon, though neighbouring Quezon City, a former capital, has more inhabitants than Manila.

Capital of the Philippines

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Manila is the national capital and is the de facto capital of Luzon, though neighbouring Quezon City, a former capital, has more inhabitants than Manila.