General Santos City
General Santos, officially the City of General Santos (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Heneral Santos; Hiligaynon: Dakbanwa/Syudad sang Heneral Santos; Filipino: Lungsod ng Heneral Santos; previously known as Dadiangás, and abbreviated G.S.C. or GenSan), is the southernmost city in the Philippines and is located on the island of Mindanao. Classified as a highly urbanized first class city, General Santos is the 15th-most populous city in the country with 594,446 inhabitants as per 2015 census. General Santos City is the regional center for commerce and industry of the Soccsksargen region, and is geographically located within the province of South Cotabato but administered independently of it.