Quick Answer: How many municipalities are there in the Philippines?

Provinces of the Philippines are divided into cities and municipalities, which in turn, are divided into barangays (formerly barrios) – villages. As of 7 September 2019, there are 1,488 municipalities across the country.

How many cities and municipalities are there in the Philippines?

As of September 7, 2019, there are 146 cities (33 highly urbanized, 5 independent component, 108 component) and 1,488 municipalities encompassing the country.

How many municipalities are there in the Philippines in 2021?

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Geographic-level as of 31 March 2021
Province 81
City 146
Municipality 1,488
Barangay 42,046

What is the largest barangay in the Philippines?

Notes

  • ^ By virtue of Presidential Decree No. 557, s. 1974.
  • ^ Excluding barangays whose population declined to zero due to various reasons.
  • ^ Jump up to: a b Barangay 176 or Bagong Silang in Caloocan is the largest barangay in the Philippines in terms of land area and population.
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