Sanchez-Mira is a third class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines, approximately 157 kilometres (98 mi) from Tuguegarao, the capital city of Cagayan. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 23,257 people. [3 ]
Lying on a
latitude of 121 degrees, 14 minutes north and a longitude of 18 degrees, 34 minutes east, the municipality is bounded on the north by the Babuyan Channel; on the south by the municipality of Luna, Apayao; on the east by the municipality of Pamplona, Cagayan; and on the west by the municipality of Claveria, Cagayan.
Formerly called Malolokit (a
barrio in ancient Pamplona meaning "Nagsisiraan"), the name "Sanchez Mira" was given in honor of Manuel Sanchez Mira, a Spanish Brigadier General assigned in the Cagayan Valley.
Barangays [ edit ]
Sanchez-Mira is politically subdivided into 18
barangays. [2 ]
Demographics [ edit ]
Population census of Sanchez-Mira
Source: National Statistics Office
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