Soccsksargen

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Socsksargen (officially styled as SOCSKSARGEN ) (pronounced ), formerly known simply as Cotabato or Kota Bato, is an administrative region of the Philippines, located in south-central Mindanao.wikipedia
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Mindanao

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Socsksargen (officially styled as SOCSKSARGEN ) (pronounced ), formerly known simply as Cotabato or Kota Bato, is an administrative region of the Philippines, located in south-central Mindanao. Known for its river system, the region is the drainage basin of Mindanao, particularly at the Cotabato Basin, a large depression surrounded by mountain ranges on three sides.
Mindanao is divided into six regions: the Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, the Caraga region, the Davao region, SOCCSKSARGEN, and the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

South Cotabato

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It is numerically designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the region's four provinces and 2 cities (South Cotabato, Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City). The region used to be called Central Mindanao. The regional center is in Koronadal located in the province of South Cotabato, and the center of commerce and industry is General Santos City, which is the most populous city in the Region.
South Cotabato, officially the Province of South Cotabato (Habagatang Cotabato; Maguindanaon: Pagabagatan Kutawatu; Kapampangan: Mauling Cotabato), is a province in the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao.

Sultan Kudarat

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It is numerically designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the region's four provinces and 2 cities (South Cotabato, Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City). The province of Maguindanao is situated between Cotabato City, North Cotabato province, and Sultan Kudarat.
Sultan Kudarat (Maguindanaon: Prubinsiya nu Sultan Kudarat; ) is a province in the Philippines located in the Soccsksargen region in Mindanao.

Sarangani

Sarangani ProvinceProvince of SaranganiJames Chiongbian and former Governor Priscilla Chiongbian
It is numerically designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the region's four provinces and 2 cities (South Cotabato, Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City).
Sarangani, or Saraŋgani (Lalawigan sa Sarangani), is a province in the Philippines located in the Soccsksargen region.

General Santos

General Santos CityBuayanGeneral Santos, South Cotabato
It is numerically designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the region's four provinces and 2 cities (South Cotabato, Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City). The region used to be called Central Mindanao. The regional center is in Koronadal located in the province of South Cotabato, and the center of commerce and industry is General Santos City, which is the most populous city in the Region.
', officially the ' (Dakbayan sa Heneral Santos; ; Maguindanaon: Ingud nu General Santos), referred to as General Santos City and abbreviated as GenSan, is a highly urbanized city in Soccsksargen,.

Cotabato City

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The province of Maguindanao is situated between Cotabato City, North Cotabato province, and Sultan Kudarat. With the creation of ARMM, Lanao del Sur,and Maguindanao (excluding Cotabato City) were removed from the region, leaving Lanao del Norte, Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat, and Iligan, Marawi and Cotabato City as constituent provinces and cities.
Cotabato City is formerly part and the Regional Center of Region XII, Due to the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, it is now part of BARMM.

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Socsksargen (officially styled as SOCSKSARGEN ) (pronounced ), formerly known simply as Cotabato or Kota Bato, is an administrative region of the Philippines, located in south-central Mindanao.

Regions of the Philippines

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Socsksargen (officially styled as SOCSKSARGEN ) (pronounced ), formerly known simply as Cotabato or Kota Bato, is an administrative region of the Philippines, located in south-central Mindanao.
The names of regions Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and Soccsksargen are acronyms signifying their component provinces and cities; and are capitalized in official government documents.

Provinces of the Philippines

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It is numerically designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the region's four provinces and 2 cities (South Cotabato, Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City).
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Cotabato

North CotabatoCotabato (North)North Cotabato Province
It is numerically designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the region's four provinces and 2 cities (South Cotabato, Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City). The province of Maguindanao is situated between Cotabato City, North Cotabato province, and Sultan Kudarat.
Cotabato, formerly but colloquially known as North Cotabato (Amihanang Cotabato; Maguindanaoan: Pangutaran Kutawatu, Ilocano: Amianan nga Cotabato), is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao.

Northern Mindanao

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The region is bounded on the north by Northern Mindanao, on the east by the Davao Region, and on the southwest by the Celebes Sea.
Lanao del Norte was transferred to Northern Mindanao from Region XII (then called Central Mindanao) by virtue of Executive Order No. 36 in September 2001.

Iligan

Iligan CityCity of IliganIligan Chartered City, Philippines
With the creation of ARMM, Lanao del Sur,and Maguindanao (excluding Cotabato City) were removed from the region, leaving Lanao del Norte, Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat, and Iligan, Marawi and Cotabato City as constituent provinces and cities.
It was once part of Central Mindanao (Region 12) until the province was moved under Northern Mindanao (Region 10) in 2001.

List of geographic acronyms and initialisms

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It is numerically designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the region's four provinces and 2 cities (South Cotabato, Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City).
Soccsksargen, Philippines — administrative region: SOuth Cotabato, Cotabato City, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, SARangani and GENeral Santos City

Koronadal

Koronadal CityMarbelMarbel, South Cotabato
The region used to be called Central Mindanao. The regional center is in Koronadal located in the province of South Cotabato, and the center of commerce and industry is General Santos City, which is the most populous city in the Region.
It is the capital of the province of South Cotabato and regional administrative center of SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII).

Rio Grande de Mindanao

Mindanao RiverCotabato BasinMindanao
Within the basin runs the Rio Grande de Mindanao, the longest river in Mindanao and the second longest in the Philippines.

Isulan, Sultan Kudarat

Isulan
The municipality has an integrated terminal with buses, vans and jeepneys going to various areas of SOCCSKSARGEN, ARMM and Davao Region.

Celebes Sea

CelebesSulawesi SeaNorth Celebes Sea
The region is bounded on the north by Northern Mindanao, on the east by the Davao Region, and on the southwest by the Celebes Sea.

Maguindanao

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The province of Maguindanao is situated between Cotabato City, North Cotabato province, and Sultan Kudarat.

Drainage basin

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Known for its river system, the region is the drainage basin of Mindanao, particularly at the Cotabato Basin, a large depression surrounded by mountain ranges on three sides.

Depression (geology)

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Known for its river system, the region is the drainage basin of Mindanao, particularly at the Cotabato Basin, a large depression surrounded by mountain ranges on three sides.

Illana Bay

The river empties into the Illana Bay of the larger Moro Gulf at the west of Cotabato City.

Moro Gulf

The river empties into the Illana Bay of the larger Moro Gulf at the west of Cotabato City.

Sarangani Bay

Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape
Southeast of the mountains lie the Sarangani Bay.

Maitum, Sarangani

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The oldest civilization in the region is located in Maitum, Sarangani, where the Maitum Anthropomorphic Pottery were found.

Maitum Anthropomorphic Pottery

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The oldest civilization in the region is located in Maitum, Sarangani, where the Maitum Anthropomorphic Pottery were found.