Cagayan de Oro is a highly urbanized and capital city of the province of Misamis Oriental in Mindanao, southern part of the Philippines. It serves as the regional center and business hubs for the Northern Mindanao (Region X), and is part of a growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro, which include the city of El Salvador. The City of Cagayan de Oro is located along the central coast of northern Mindanao island facing the Macajalar Bay and is bordered by the municipalities of Opol to the west; Tagoloan to the east, and provinces of Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte to the south of city. According to the 2010 Census of Population in the Philippines, the city has an estimated population of 602,088 about 2.78 percent inhabitants making it the 10th most populous city in the Philippines.
Cagayan de Oro is famous for its whitewater rafting or kayaking adventures, that has been one of the tourism activity being promoted in the Cagayan de Oro River. There are in fact hidden places and treasure spots you will find within the city. On top of that, CDO also holds sumptuous authentic dishes and delicacies served by local restaurants.