List of most populated cities in the Mindanao island group (2015)

The following is a list of cities of Mindanao with the highest population in the 2015 Census. Italicized names denote highly urbanized cities.

As of 2015, the three most populated cities in the Mindanao island group are located within Mindanao island. Davao City remains to be the most populous (1,632,991), followed by Zamboanga City (861,799), and Cagayan de Oro (675,950).

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City Population (2015) Area Population density (/km2, 2015) Province Region City center island
Davao City1,632,9912,443.61668Davao del SurRegion XIMindanao
Zamboanga City861,7991,414.70609Zamboanga del SurRegion IXMindanao
Cagayan de Oro675,950412.801,637Misamis OrientalRegion XMindanao
General Santos594,446492.861,206South CotabatoRegion XIIMindanao
Iligan342,618813.37421Lanao del NorteRegion XMindanao
Butuan337,063816.62413Agusan del NorteRegion XIIIMindanao
Cotabato City299,438176.001,701MaguindanaoRegion XIIMindanao
Tagum259,444195.801,325Davao del NorteRegion XIMindanao
Marawi201,78587.552,305Lanao del SurARMMMindanao
Pagadian199,060378.80526Zamboanga del SurRegion IXMindanao
Valencia192,993587.29329BukidnonRegion XMindanao
Panabo184,599251.23735Davao del NorteRegion XIMindanao
Koronadal174,942277.00632South CotabatoRegion XIIMindanao
Malaybalay174,625969.19180BukidnonRegion XMindanao
Digos169,393287.10590Davao del SurRegion XIMindanao
Surigao City154,137245.30628Surigao del NorteRegion XIIIMindanao
Ozamiz141,828169.95835Misamis OccidentalRegion XMindanao
Mati141,141588.63240Davao OrientalRegion XIMindanao
Kidapawan140,195358.47391CotabatoRegion XIIMindanao
Dipolog130,759241.13542Zamboanga del NorteRegion IXMindanao
Gingoog124,648568.44219Misamis OrientalRegion XMindanao
Isabela City112,788223.73504BasilanRegion IXBasilan
Samal104,123301.30346Davao del NorteRegion XISamal
Bayugan103,202688.77150Agusan del SurRegion XIIIMindanao
Tacurong98,316153.40641Sultan KudaratRegion XIIMindanao
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The three most populated component cities in the island group are Tagum, Davao del Norte (259,444), Marawi, Lanao del Sur (201,785), and Pagadian, Zamboanga del Sur (199,060).

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City Population (2015) Area Population density (/km2, 2015) Province Region City center island
Tagum259,444195.801,325Davao del NorteRegion XIMindanao
Marawi201,78587.552,305Lanao del SurARMMMindanao
Pagadian199,060378.80526Zamboanga del SurRegion IXMindanao
Valencia192,993587.29329BukidnonRegion XMindanao
Panabo184,599251.23735Davao del NorteRegion XIMindanao
Koronadal174,942277.00632South CotabatoRegion XIIMindanao
Malaybalay174,625969.19180BukidnonRegion XMindanao
Digos169,393287.10590Davao del SurRegion XIMindanao
Surigao City154,137245.30628Surigao del NorteRegion XIIIMindanao
Ozamiz141,828169.95835Misamis OccidentalRegion XMindanao
Mati141,141588.63240Davao OrientalRegion XIMindanao
Kidapawan140,195358.47391CotabatoRegion XIIMindanao
Dipolog130,759241.13542Zamboanga del NorteRegion IXMindanao
Gingoog124,648568.44219Misamis OrientalRegion XMindanao
Isabela City112,788223.73504BasilanRegion IXBasilan
Samal104,123301.30346Davao del NorteRegion XISamal
Bayugan103,202688.77150Agusan del SurRegion XIIIMindanao
Tacurong98,316153.40641Sultan KudaratRegion XIIMindanao
Bislig94,535331.80285Surigao del SurRegion XIIIMindanao
Dapitan82,418390.53211Zamboanga del NorteRegion IXMindanao
Lamitan74,782BasilanARMMBasilan
Cabadbaran73,639214.44343Agusan del NorteRegion XIIIMindanao
Oroquieta70,757237.88297Misamis OccidentalRegion XMindanao
Tangub63,011162.78387Misamis OccidentalRegion XMindanao
Tandag56,364291.73193Surigao del SurRegion XIIIMindanao
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Sources

  1. Data on population and area derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
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