Regions of the Philippines
|Island group||Regional center||Component local government units||Area (km2)|| Population
|90px|| National Capital Region
|90px|| Cordillera Administrative Region
|90px|| Ilocos Region
|Luzon|| San Fernando
|90px|| Cagayan Valley
|90px|| Central Luzon
|Luzon|| San Fernando
|90px|| Bicol Region
|90px|| Western Visayas
|90px|| Eastern Visayas
|90px|| Zamboanga Peninsula
|90px|| Northern Mindanao
|Mindanao||Cagayan de Oro||17,125||4,297,323||250.9|
|90px|| Davao Region
|90px|| Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
- Bangsamoro (Proposed as a replacement of the ARMM. Includes areas outside the current ARMM.)
- Cordillera Autonomous Region (Proposed to convert the Cordillera Administrative Region into a autonomous region)
- Negros Island Region (Proposed to include both Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental provinces)
The following are regions that do not exist, explanations about their current status follow each region's name.
- Southern Tagalog (Region IV, divided into CALABARZON or Region IV-A and MIMAROPA or Region IV-B)
- Western Mindanao (now Zamboanga Peninsula, still designated as Region IX)
- Central Mindanao (now SOCCSKSARGEN, still designated as Region XII)
- Southern Mindanao (now Davao Region, still designated as Region XI)
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- List of Regions, National Statistical Coordination Board.
- Some regions use acroyms in their names, examples include CALABARZON, which is derived from CAvite, LAguna, BAtangas, Rizal, and QueZON; MIMAROPA, which is derived from MIndoro (for Mindoro Occidental and Mindoro Oriental), MArinduque, ROmblon, and PAlawan; and SOCCSKSARGEN, which is derived from SOuth Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, SARangani, and GENeral Santos.
- "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities Based on 1990, 2000, and 2010 Censuses" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
- A highly urbanized city, independent from any province.
- An independent component city, not under the jurisdiction of any provincial government.
- A component city, part of the province of Basilan, but whose regional services are provided by the offices of Region IX.
- "Cordillera Solons expressed views on regional autonomy". National Economic and Development Authority - Cordillera Administrative Region. 12 August 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
- Espina, Marchel (16 April 2015). "DILG endorses creation of Negros Island Region to Aquino". Rappler. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
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