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Top 20 Biggest Philippine Cities Outside Greater Manila Area

Top 20 Biggest Philippine Cities Outside Greater Manila Area

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There are 146 cities in the Philippines as of September 30, 2020. Thirty-three of these are Highly Urbanized Cities (HUC), five are Independent Component Cities (ICC), with the rest being Component Cities (CC) of their respective provinces. Of 33 component cities, 12 are located in Negros Occidental and one of five independent cities – the Bacolod City. The following are the top 20 biggest cities outside the Greater Manila Area (GMA). GMA includes parts of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas to the South, and parts of Rizal, Bulacan, and Pampanga to the North. 1. Davao City The home of President Rodrigo Duterte has a total population of 1.65 million 2,443.61 km2. Davao City topped in population and land area. Davao is considered a highly urbanized city. 2. Zamboanga City Zamboanga City is th...