Libertad, Misamis Oriental

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Libertad
Municipality
Municipality of Libertad
Official seal of Libertad
Seal
Map of Misamis Oriental with Libertad highlighted
Map of Misamis Oriental with Libertad highlighted
Libertad is located in Philippines
Libertad
Libertad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°33′30″N 124°21′00″E / 8.5583°N 124.35°E / 8.5583; 124.35Coordinates: 8°33′30″N 124°21′00″E / 8.5583°N 124.35°E / 8.5583; 124.35
Country  Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Misamis Oriental
District 2nd District
Founded June 21, 1963
Barangays 9 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Leonardo Uy Jr.
 • Electorate 9,191 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 22.47 km2 (8.68 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 12,354
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 9021
PSGC 104315000
IDD:area code +63 (0)88
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 46,909,063.30 (2016)
Website www.libertadmisor.gov.ph

Libertad, officially the Municipality of Libertad, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 12,354 people.[3]

Libertad is known for its Barungoy Festival and is also home to the Initao–Libertad Protected Landscape and Seascape which it shares with neighboring Initao municipality.

Barangays[edit]

Libertad is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.

  • Dulong
  • Gimaylan
  • Kimalok
  • Lubluban
  • Poblacion
  • Retablo
  • Sto. Niño
  • Tangkub
  • Taytayan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Libertad
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 6,523—    
1975 7,309+2.31%
1980 7,770+1.23%
1990 8,487+0.89%
1995 9,258+1.64%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2000 10,231+2.17%
2007 11,038+1.05%
2010 11,586+1.78%
2015 12,354+1.23%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Libertad, Misamis Oriental, was 12,354 people,[3] with a density of 550 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,400 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Misamis Oriental". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  6. ^ "Province of Misamis Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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