Mindanao River

Kabacan, Cotabato

The Rio Grande de Mindanao, also known as the Mindanao River, is the second largest river system in the Philippines, after the Cagayan River of Luzon. It is the largest river on the southern island of Mindanao with a drainage area of 23,169 km2 draining majority of the central and eastern portion of the island. It is also the second longest river in the country with a length of approximately 373 k ...

m. It is an important transportation artery on the island, used mainly in transporting agricultural products and, formerly, timber.

Its headwaters are in the mountains of Impasugong, Bukidnon, south of Gingoog City in Misamis Oriental, where it is called the Pulangi River. Joining the Kabacan River, it becomes the Mindanao River. Flowing out of the mountains, it forms the center of a broad, fertile plain in the south-central portion of the island. Before its mouth in the Moro Gulf, it splits into two parallel sections, the Cotabato and Tamentaka, separated by a 180 m hill.

The Rio Grande de Mindanao has its source in the Central Mindanao Highlands near the northern coast of the island, specifically on the northeastern part of the province of Bukidnon, where it is known as the Pulangi River. It then flows southward across the Bukidnon Plateau, fed up by its tributaries along the way and then emerges onto the Cotabato plains, depositing fertile mountain silt as it widens and arcs westward through the 2,600 km2 Cotabato River Basin. It finally empties into Illana Bay at its mouth in Cotabato City.  Wiki

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