It is the provincial capital of the province of Misamis Oriental and the regional center for Northern Mindanao
Cagayan de Oro is a buzzling town in southern Philippines. Through the years, it has grown---and is still growing---to be the center of commerce and among the popular choices for leisure.
Its popular more popular attraction is the white-water rafting.
There are lots to be done and seen in this city. So, if you ever find yourself in there, check out its good-quality hotels and resorts.GEOGRAPHY
Cagayan de Oro City is located along the central coast of Northern Mindanao. To the south, the city is bordered by the Bukidnon Province. The Municipalities of Opol, Misamis Oriental borders the city on the west and Tagaloan, Misamis Oriental to the east. To the north lies Macajalar Bay facing the Bohol Sea. Its total land area is 488.86 kmÂ² representing 13.9% of the entire Misamis Oriental Province. It includes 25 kilometers of coastline and a fine deep water harbor, Macajalar Bay.
44.7% of the surface of Cagayan de Oro is classified as agricultural land, and 38.4% is classified as open spaces.TRANSPORTATION
Lumbia Airport caters to domestic flights to and from Manila and Cebu. From Manila, it is an hour and fifteen minutes away by plane and from Cebu it is forty-five minutes away. There is ongoing construction on the Laguindingan International Airport. When finished, the international airport will serve Northern Mindanao including its major cities; Iligan and Cagayan de Oro.
Cagayan de Oro Seaport in 2005 with two quay cranes The Macabalan seaport serves regular trips to Manila, Cebu, Tagbilaran, Bacolod, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Iligan, Jagna and Nasipit/ Butuan. It is the busiest seaport in the region. Cagayan de Oro Seaport is a modern international seaport situated near the estuary of Cagayan de Oro River, it has an anchorage depth of 18 meters and is around 400 meters from the shoreline. Cagayan de Oro Seaport has two authorized cargo handling operators. With the recent completion of the 250 Million Peso Rehabilitation Project, the Cagayan de Oro seaport is now the largest international and domestic seaport in Mindanao. General Milling and Del Monte Philippines also operate their own port facilities within Cagayan de Oro. The US $85 Million Mindanao Container Terminal located in Tagoloan, 17 kilometers from Cagayan de Oro serves the PHIVIDEC Industrial Estate.
There are three bus and jeepney terminals in the city which offer regular land trips. The Agora Bus Terminal caters trips to and from Balingoan (port going to Camiguin), Gingoog, Davao, Butuan and Surigao in the Caraga Region, Valencia and Malaybalay in Bukidnon. While the Bulua-Westbound Bus Terminal caters trips to and from Iligan, Ozamiz, and western parts of Mindanao.
As Globe Telecom, the country's leading telecommunication company, achieves three million subscribers during the first half of the year, calls that come in to its 24-hour Call-in-Service is also increasing. Therefore, an expansion is needed to accommodate the increasing number of calls to accommodate its growing subscriber base. The carrier has been offering excellent customer service since it implemented an Interactive Voice Response System for its 24-hour Call-in-Service. This service has gained huge acceptance and popularity among subscribers, both prepaid and postpaid.
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Source:Cagayan de Oro Website