Balingoan, Misamis Oriental
Balingoan pier with Camiguin in the background
Map of Misamis Oriental with Balingoan highlighted
|Region||Northern Mindanao (Region X)|
|District||1st district of Misamis Oriental|
|Founded||March 1, 1952|
|• Mayor||Pedro Panulaya|
|• Total||57.80 km2 (22.32 sq mi)|
|• Density||180/km2 (460/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
- Baukbauk (Pob.)
- Lapinig (Pob.)
- San Alonzo
Formerly part of Talisayan, it gained independence on March 1, 1952. According to the local legend,it derived its name from the word "baling ni juan" (John's Fishing Net), which later on became simply as "Balingoan".
|Population census of Balingoan|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
Produce: Copra, fish, sea shells, fruits, vegetables, animal meat, and dairy products.
Feast day: May 29. Patron Saint: Saint Alonzo de Rodriguez
There are 7 Public Elementary Schools situated in Barangays San Alonzo, Bauk-bauk, Lapinig, Mantangale, Mapua, Kauswagan and Kabangasan.
Currently, there is a National High School located at Mantangale, and is called Mantangale National High School. Pre-school facilities both Public and Privately operated exists.
- "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- "Province: MISAMIS ORIENTAL". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
- "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
- Municipality of Balingoan
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code listing for Balingoan - National Statistical Coordination Board
- Local Governance Performance Management System