CDO City Information

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Popularly known as the City of Golden Friendship, we take pride at the warm hospitality of the locals and the rapid urbanization of the metropolis. Enjoy and Experience the thrill and adventure that our city has to offer!

Cagayan de Oro City, 9000 Philippines

Provincial Capital City of the province of Misamis Oriental
Nickname: City of Golden Friendship / Melting Pot of Mindanao / Adventure Capital of the Philippines
City abbreviation: CDO, CDOC, CdeO or Cag. de Oro.

Visayan: Dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro; Filipino: Lungsod ng Cagayan de Oro

2010 Estimated Population: 602,088 (44% Visayan (Binisaya or bisaya), 22.15% Cebuano, 4.38% Boholano, 28.07% as other ethnic groups (2000 Census))

Central coast of Northern Mindanao
Boarder: Provinces of Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte
Total Land Area: 488.86 km²

Annual Festival
Higalaay Kagay-an Festival – August


City Mayor: Hon. Oscar S. Moreno
Vice Mayor: Hon. Ceasar Ian Acenas
80 Barangays (2 Districts)
1st district (West): Rep. Rolando “Klarex” Uy(24 barangays)
2nd district (East): Rep. Rufus Rodriguez (56 barangays)

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