Mandaue, officially the City of Mandaue (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Mandaue; Filipino: Lungsod ng Mandaue) and often referred to as Mandaue City, is a highly urbanized city in the region of Central Visayas (Region VII), Philippines. It is one of three highly urbanized cities on Cebu island and forms a part of the Cebu Metropolitan area. Mandaue City is located on the central-eastern coastal region of Cebu; its southwest coast borders the northeast of Mactan Island, where Lapu-Lapu City is located. Mandaue is connected to Mactan Island via two bridges: the Mactan-Mandaue Bridge and Marcelo Fernan Bridge, and is bounded south and the west by the provincial capital, Cebu City, and north by Consolacion, to which it is linked by the Cansaga Bay Bridge. The city has an area of 2,518 ha (6,220 acres). According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 362,654. In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 189,712 registered voters.