Plaridel, Misamis Occidental

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Plaridel
Municipality
Looc Harbor, Plaridel
Looc Harbor, Plaridel
Map of Misamis Occidental with Plaridel highlighted
Map of Misamis Occidental with Plaridel highlighted
Plaridel is located in Philippines
Plaridel
Plaridel
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°37′N 123°42′E / 8.617°N 123.700°E / 8.617; 123.700Coordinates: 08°37′N 123°42′E / 8.617°N 123.700°E / 8.617; 123.700
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Misamis Occidental
District 1st district of Misamis Occidental
Founded 1907
Barangays 33
Government[1]
 • Mayor Diego Cacho Ty
Area[2]
 • Total 80.00 km2 (30.89 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 35,251
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7209
Dialing code 88
Income class 3rd
Website www.plaridelmisocc.gov.ph

Plaridel is a third class municipality in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to 2010 census, it has a population of 35,251 people.[3]

Plaridel became a municipality in 1907. Its original name was Langaran, after the river which drains along its shorelines. The town is accessible from Manila by air via the Dipolog Airport or Ozamiz Airport which is 68 kilometres (42 mi) away. Plaridel also has a harbor in Looc that is very well sheltered from strong winds. A passenger boat travels to Cebu City thrice a week, with stops in Siquijor and Tagbilaran, Bohol. Daily boat service to Cebu is also available in the port of Ozamiz City about 67 kilometres (42 mi) to the south.

Coconut and rice are the town's main crops. Municipal fisheries produces more than enough fish for its needs.

Barangays[edit]

Plaridel is politically subdivided into 33 barangays.[2]

  • Agunod
  • Bato
  • Buena Voluntad
  • Calaca-an
  • Cartagena
  • Catarman
  • Cebulin
  • Clarin
  • Danao
  • Deboloc
  • Divisoria
  • Eastern Looc
  • Ilisan
  • Katipunan
  • Kauswagan
  • Lao Proper
  • Lao Santa Cruz
  • Looc Proper
  • Mamanga Daku
  • Mamanga Gamay
  • Mangidkid
  • New Cartagena
  • New Look
  • Northern Poblacion
  • Panalsalan
  • Puntod
  • Quirino
  • Santa Cruz
  • Southern Looc
  • Southern Poblacion
  • Tipolo
  • Unidos
  • Usocan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Plaridel
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 28,824 —    
1995 29,134 +0.20%
2000 29,279 +0.11%
2007 33,073 +1.69%
2010 35,251 +2.35%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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