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Subdivisions of the Philippines

Local government hierarchy in the Philippines. The dashed lines emanating from the president means that the president only exercises general supervision on local government.

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ScopeEdit

The scope of this page is to give a complete survey of the subdivisions of the Philippines, the possible and actual categories and article pages, and to add new categories, where required.

On 2008-11-18 the Supreme Court of the Philippines voided 16 cityhood laws.[1]

See alsoEdit

LuzonEdit

National Capitol Region (NCR)Edit

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)Edit

AbraEdit

ApayaoEdit

BenguetEdit

IfugaoEdit

KalingaEdit

Mountain ProvinceEdit

Ilocos Region (Region I)Edit

Ilocos NorteEdit

Ilocos SurEdit

La UnionEdit

PangasinanEdit

Cagayan Valley (Region II)Edit

BatanesEdit

CagayanEdit

IsabelaEdit

Nueva VizcayaEdit

QuirinoEdit

Central Luzon (Region III)Edit

AuroraEdit

BataanEdit

BulacanEdit

Nueva EcijaEdit

PampangaEdit

TarlacEdit

ZambalesEdit

CALABARZON (Region IV-a)Edit

BatangasEdit

CaviteEdit

LagunaEdit

QuezonEdit

RizalEdit

MIMAROPA (Region IV-b)Edit

MarinduqueEdit

Occidental MindoroEdit

Oriental MindoroEdit

PalawanEdit

The planned transition of the province of Palawan to the Western Visayas region still is in abeyance.

RomblonEdit

Bicol Region (Region V)Edit

AlbayEdit

Camarines NorteEdit

Camarines SurEdit

CatanduanesEdit

MasbateEdit

SorsogonEdit

VisayasEdit

Western Visayas (Region VI)Edit

AklanEdit

AntiqueEdit

CapizEdit

GuimarasEdit

IloiloEdit

Negros OccidentalEdit

Central Visayas (Region VII)Edit

BoholEdit

CebuEdit

Negros OrientalEdit

SiquijorEdit

Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)Edit

BiliranEdit

Eastern SamarEdit

LeyteEdit

Northern SamarEdit

SamarEdit

Southern LeyteEdit

MindanaoEdit

Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)Edit

Zamboanga del NorteEdit

Zamboanga del SurEdit

Zamboanga SibugayEdit

Northern Mindanao (Region X)Edit

BukidnonEdit

CamiguinEdit

Lanao del NorteEdit

Misamis OccidentalEdit

Misamis OrientalEdit

Davao Region (Region XI)Edit

Compostela ValleyEdit

Davao del NorteEdit

Davao del SurEdit

Davao OrientalEdit

SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)Edit

CotabatoEdit

SaranganiEdit

South CotabatoEdit

Sultan KudaratEdit

Caraga (Region XIII)Edit

Agusan del NorteEdit

Agusan del SurEdit

Dinagat IslandsEdit

Surigao del NorteEdit

Surigao del SurEdit

Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)Edit

BasilanEdit

(excluding Isabela City)

Lanao del SurEdit

MaguindanaoEdit

SuluEdit

Tawi-TawiEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. a b c d e f g h i j cityhood voided
    Supreme Court of the Philippines: SC Voids 16 Cityhood Laws “Posted: November 18, 2008 […]
    The Supreme Court […] declared unconstitutional Cityhood Laws or Republic Acts (RAs) converting 16 municipalities into cities.
    In a 24-page decision […] the Court ruled that the following Cityhood Laws violate secs. 6 and 10, Article X of the Constitution: RA Nos. 9389 (Baybay City in Leyte), 9390 (Bogo City in Cebu), 9391 (Catbalogan City in Samar), 9392 (Tandag City in Surigao del Sur), 9393 (Lamitan City in Basilan), 9394 (Borongan City in Samar), 9398 (Tayabas City in Quezon), 9404 (Tabuk City in Kalinga), 9405 (Bayugan City in Agusan del Sur), 9407 (Batac City in Ilocos Norte), 9408 (Mati City in Davao Oriental), 9409 (Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental), 9434 (Cabadbaran City in Agusan del Norte), 9435 (El Salvador City in Misamis Oriental), 9436 (Carcar City in Cebu), and 9491 (Naga City in Cebu).”
  2. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af A highly urbanized city, independent from any province.
  3. An independent municipality, not governed by any province.
  4. a b c d e An independent component city, not under the jurisdiction of any provincial government.
  5. a b Isabela City is a component city, part of the province of Basilan, but whose regional services are provided by the offices of Region IX.