Oroquieta City is a philippine component city in the province Misamis Occidental in Region X Northern Mindanao which belongs to the Mindanao group of islands. The component city Oroquieta City is seated about 745 km south-south-east of Philippine main capital Manila.
Oroquieta City is a 4th class component city. Regarding urbanization Oroquieta City is classified as partly urban. Oroquieta City occupies an area of 237.88 km². By the end of 2007 Oroquieta City was the home of 65,349 residents. Thus by average 274.71 people are living on one km².
Administratively the Component City of Oroquieta City is subdivided into 47 barangays. 2 compose the center of the city wheras the other 45 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Component City. The most populous are Victoria, Malindang, Sebucal, Paypayan, Tuyabang Bajo, Tuyabang Proper, Rizal Upper, Buntawan, Rizal Lower, Ciriaco C. Pastrano (Nilabo), Dullan Sur, Mialen, Tuyabang Alto, Burgos, Clarin Settlement.
Among the bigger cities and municipalities in the neighborhood of Oroquieta City there are Pagadian City (Zamboanga Del Sur) 83 km south-west, Zamboanga City (Zamboanga Del Sur) 82 km south-south-west, Iligan City (Lanao Del Norte) 56 km east-south-east, Cagayan De Oro City (Misamis Oriental) 93 km east, Marawi City (Lanao Del Sur) 76 km south-east, Ozamis City 37 km south, Dapitan City (Zamboanga Del Norte) 46 km west-north-west, Sindangan (Zamboanga Del Norte) 92 km west-south-west, Dipolog City (Zamboanga Del Norte) 50 km west as well as 57 km south of Oroquieta City the component city Lala (Lanao Del Norte).