Philippines has __ regular regions and __ special regions.
14 & 4
Only ___ islands from ____ islands are habitable.
What are the special regions?
CAR (Cordillera Administrative Region) , ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao), NCR (National Capital Region) , NIR (Negros Island Region)
Luzon has __ regions
Name of Region 1
Provinces of Region 1 (4, IILP)
Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, La Union, Pangasinan
Provinces of CAR (6, AABIKM)
Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province
Name of Region 2
Provinces of Region 2 (5, BCINVQ)
Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino
Name of Region 3
Provinces of Region 3 (7, ABBNEPTZ)
Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales
Provinces of Region 4-A (CALABARZON, 5)
Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon
Provinces of Region 4-A (MIMAROPA, 5)
Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan
What are the regions in Luzon?
CAR, Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, NCR
Name of Region 5
Provinces of Region 5 (6, ACCCMS)
Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Catanduanes, Masbate, Sorsogon
Special Regions in Luzon (2)
CAR and NCR
Visayas has __ regions.
What are the regions in Visayas? (WCEN)
Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Negros Island Region
Name of Region 6
Western Visayas (Panay)
Provinces of Region 6 (5, AACGI)
Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo
Name of Region 7
Provinces of Region 7 (3, BCS)
Bohol, Cebu, Siquijor
Name of Region 8
Provinces of Region 8 (6, BESSNSLSL)
Biliran, Eastern Samar, Samar, Northern Samar, Leyte, Southern Leyte
2nd Spanish settlement
Panay Island (Western Visayas)
Mindanao has __ regions.
What are the regions in Mindanao? (ZPNMDSCA)
Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, Davao Region, SOCCSKSARGEN, Caraga Region, ARMM
Name of Region 9
Provinces of Region 9 (4)
Zamboanga Del Norte, Zamboanga Del Sur, Zamboanga SIbugay, City of Isabela
Name of Region 10
Provinces of Region 10 (5, BCLMM)
Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao Del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental
Name of Region 11
Provinces of Region 11 (4, CDDD)
Compostela Valley, Davao Del Norte, Davao Del Sur, Davao Oriental
Name of Region 12
How many provinces do Region 12 have?
4 and 1 city
SOCCSKSARGEN stands for ____. (5)
South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, General Santos City
Name of Region 13
Provinces of Region 13 (5, AADISS)
Agusan Del Norte, Agusan Del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao Del Norte, Surigao Del Sur
ARMM stands for
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Provinces of ARMM (5, BLMST)
Basilan, Lanao Del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi Tawi
New UNESCO Heritage in Davao
Protected Hinduism from Spaniards (Christianity), 1st to encounter Spaniards in the Philippines
Reasons for Division of Regions
for good governance
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi was looking for nilad "water lilies"
"May Lakan Diyan"