(bo͞oto͞o`än), city (1990 pop. 172,489), capital of Agusan del Norte prov., NE Mindanao, the Philippines. It is a port on the Agusan River near its mouth at Butuan Bay. It is an outlet for the fertile Agusan River valley.
A report reaching Manila from southern Philippines said the couple, who were not identified by name, had called off their wedding plans after noting they would be the 44th couple whose union would be solemnised in a mass civil wedding in Butuan City.
Butuan City - Provincial and city governments in Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur and Butuan City have instructed different team commanders of disaster risk reduction and management councils (DRRMCs) to conduct preemptive evacuations in danger zones, especially those along coastal villages, flood and land slide-prone areas ahead of the landfall of tropical storm Basyang in the country.