Super Regions of the Philippines

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Super Regions of the Philippines
The "super" regions of the Philippines are an informal grouping of parts of regions and provinces of the Philippines based on their economic strengths. The creation of "super" regions was first proposed by the President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in her sixth State of the Nation Address to group the selected regions/provinces by their economic strengths.


North Luzon Agribusiness Quadrangle
Ilocos Region or Region 1 (I)
Cordillera Administrative Region or CAR
Cagayan Valley or Region 2 (II)
Northern portion of northern provinces of Central Luzon or Region 3 (III) Aurora (north of Baler)
Nueva Ecija (north of Cabanatuan City)
Tarlac (north of Tarlac City)
Zambales (north of Subic)

Metro Luzon Urban Beltway
"Luzon Urban Beltway"
Southern portion of the northern provinces and the rest of Central Luzon or Region 3 (III) Aurora (south of Baler, including Baler)
Nueva Ecija (south of Cabanatuan City, including Cabanatuan) Pampanga
Tarlac (south of Tarlac City, including Tarlac)
Zambales (south of Subic, including Subic)
Metro Manila or National Capital Region or (NCR)
CALABARZON or Region 4-A (IV-A)
MIMAROPA or Region 4-B (IV-B) (excluding the provinces of Palawan and Romblon) Marinduque
Occidental Mindoro
Oriental Mindoro

Central Philippines Region
Also known as Tourism Super Region.
MIMAROPA or Region 4-B (IV-B) (excluding the provinces of Marinduque, Occidental and Oriental Mindoro) Romblon
Bicol Region or Region 5 (V)
Western Visayas or Region 6 (VI)
Central Visayas or Region 7 (VII)
Eastern Visayas or Region 8 (VIII)
Camiguin of Northern Mindanao or Region 10 (X)
Siargao Island of Caraga or Region 13 (XIII)

Mindanao Super Region
Also known as "Agribusiness Mindanao" Super Region.
Zamboanga Peninsula or Region 9 (IX)
Northern Mindanao or Region 10 (X), except Camiguin
Davao Region or...
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