Pangasinan is the largest province with 2.42 million person. Other provinces with more than two million population include Bulacan with 2.23 million, Cebu with 2.18 million, and Negros Occidental with 2.13 million.
What is the second most largest province in the Philippines?
Cebu: The Second Most Populated Province in the Philippines | Philippine Statistics Authority.
What was the Philippines called before it was called the Philippines?
The Philippines were claimed in the name of Spain in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer sailing for Spain, who named the islands after King Philip II of Spain. They were then called Las Felipinas.