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Northern Mindanao is in the Philippines.

Regions[edit]

Map of Northern Mindanao
  Bukidnon
Malaybalay, Valencia, and Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park.
  Camiguin
Mambajao and Catarman are the main towns.
  Misamis Occidental
Oroquieta, and Ozamiz
  Misamis Oriental
Cagayan de Oro, and Gingoog
  Lanao Del Norte
Iligan

Cities[edit]

  • 1 Oroquieta — the capital of the province, it has an old Spanish fortress
  • 2 Ozamiz — a small city on Iligan Bay
  • 3 Iligan — home to many waterfalls, springs, and beach resorts
  • 4 Cagayan de Oro — the "gateway to Northern Mindanao" is famous for its whitewater rafting and kayaking adventures along the Cagayan de Oro River
  • 5 Gingoog — the "vacation city of Misamis Oriental"
  • 6 Malaybalay — a small unspoiled city, with friendly people and a mild climate
  • 7 Valencia — a typical Philippine city near Lake Apo (a crater lake) and the Kasanayan Cave

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park — the Kitanglad mountain range has numerous peaks: the more prominent ones are Mt. Kitanglad, Mt. Kaatuan, Mt. Maagnaw and Mt. Dulang-Dulang

Understand[edit]

Northern Mindanao is one of the more peaceful regions of Mindanao. It is a progressive region, with large tracts of land available for agriculture and industry. It is blessed with natural wonders: large, protected forests, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and sheltered bays rich with aquatic life. It is accessible and a strategic location for trade.

Most of Northern Mindanao's inhabitants are Cebuano speakers and have Visayan ancestry. In Lanao del Norte, the Muslim Maranao people form a majority alongside the Christian Visayans. Indigenous ethnic groups are the Bukidnon, Kamigin, and the Subanen.

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By plane[edit]

The primary and only airport with commercial service in the region is Laguindingan Airport (CGY IATA), served by PAL Express, Cebu Pacific and AirAsia. There are flights from Manila, Clark, Cebu and Davao.

By bus[edit]

Orange Rural Transit buses connect the region with Zamboanga Peninsula to the west and Davao to the south, while yellow Bachelor Express buses run from Butuan to the east, both terminating at Cagayan de Oro.

Philtranco also operates a Manila-CDO service, which takes the ferry between Leyte and Surigao.

By car[edit]

Three major highways connect Northern Mindanao with other regions.

By ferry[edit]

Cagayan de Oro has ferry services from the Visayas and Manila. Iligan and Ozamiz also have ferry terminals, and Camiguin is connected to Bohol by RORO ferry.

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