Mindanao is an island in the Philippines covering 22 provinces (Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Bukidnon, Davao de Oro, Cotabato, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, Sarangani, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay). Major marine waterbodies adjacent to the island include Sulu Sea, Celebes Sea, Philippine Sea, Illana Bay, Moro Gulf, Sarangani Bay, Sibuguey Bay, Surigao Strait, Bohol Sea, Butuan Bay, Gingoog Bay, Iligan Bay, Macajalar Bay, and Davao Gulf.

Mindanao has an approximate area of 95,468.17 square kilometers or 36,860.30 square miles, and roughly has a coastline length of 4,100.79 kilometers or 2,548.11 miles. The island is situated at approximately 7.6898, 125.2364.

Cities and towns

There are 386 cities/municipalities covering the island of Mindanao, as shown in the following list:



  1. Land area figures and coastline length were calculated from OpenStreetMap data.
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