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Within these 17 regions in the Philippines, there are 42,046 barangays, 1488 municipalities, 146 cities, 81 provinces. It has a democratic form of government and the freedom of speech is upheld by law. English is the "lingua franca" and is the mode of instruction in all high schools, colleges and universities. Laws and contracts are written in English.

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1,489 Municipalities in the Philippines
The philippines is divided into Regions, Provinces, Cities, Municipalities, and Barangays.

Below is a list of municipalities listed in Alphabetical Order.
To get the list of municipalities within each province, go to the Province page.

The Philippine Government defines a municipality as "a political corporate body which is endowed with the facilities of a municipal corporation, exercised by and through the municipal government in conformity with law. It is a subsidiary of the province which consists of a number of barangays within its territorial boundaries, one of which is the seat of government found at the town proper (poblacion)".

One very important factor to remember is that MUNICIPALITIES are not classified as CITIES. The list of cities in the Philippines will continue to increase as municipalities later become cities.

As municipalities become cities the number of municipalities will diminish. However, as municipalities can reduce in number they may also increase in number. The number of municipalities may increase as Municipalities or Provinces get subdivided.

A municipality must qualify to be classified as a city.

The presidents of the Philippines haven't shown any respect for the Barangay system. Not a single president so far has honored the name of the barangay where the Malacañang Palace is located in. Will the 16th president (Duterte) be the first to start respecting the barangay system? So far he hasn't. As citizens, you can ask the president to do so. You can also help update the barangay pages in two ways: (1) by sending your information or pictures via email to franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com, (2) by messaging your information or pictures via Facebook.

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Click on the first letter of the Municipality's name or Narrow it down to the first few letters of the Municipality's Name
Note: Since 1997 Zamboanga.com has been trying to convince all the municipalities, cities and provinces to mention the name of the barangay where the municipality hall, city hall and provincial capitol is located in. We even wrote letters to the president requesting that the Malacañang palace shows the name of the barangay where it is in.

A

Adl, Agua, Alem, Am, An, Ar, At

B
Bag, Ban, Bar, Bas, Be, Bgy, Bi, Bo, Bu, Bul
C
Cad, Cal, Cam, Car, Coa, Cogo, Cua
D
Dan, Day, Don, Dul
E
Esp
F
Far, Fol
G
Gap,Ge, Gua,
H
Hil, Hob
I
Ind
J
Jar, Jua
K
Kam, Kay, Kia
L
Lan, Lio
M
Mal, Man, Mar, Mat, Mina
N
Nang, Nes
O
Oo
P
Pala,Pang, Pian, Poblacion, Poblacion O,

Polo, Prim, Pung

Q R
Res, Rizal, Rizd
S
Sal, Sam, San, San F, San M, San R, San V, Santa, Santo, Se, Si, So, Su
T
Taga, Tika, Tua, Tung
U
Upper
V
Villa
Ville
W
X
Xa, Xe
Y
Yab, yob
Z


Zal, Zel

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