Libertad, Misamis Oriental

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Libertad
Municipality of Libertad
Libertad Protected Area
Libertad Protected Area
Official seal of Libertad
Seal
Map of Misamis Oriental with Libertad highlighted
Map of Misamis Oriental with Libertad highlighted
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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
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
District2nd District
FoundedJune 21, 1963
Barangays9 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLeonardo L. Uy Jr.
 • Vice MayorJed Christian Z. Sayre
 • CongressmanJuliette T. Uy
 • Electorate25,336 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total22.47 km2 (8.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total12,354
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Households
2,707
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence46.48% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱46,909,063.30 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9021
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)88
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesCebuano
Binukid
Subanon language
Tagalog
Websitewww.libertadmisor.gov.ph

Libertad, officially the Municipality of Libertad (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Libertad; Tagalog: Bayan ng 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
  • Santo Niño
  • Tangkub
  • Taytayan

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Libertad, Misamis Oriental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
26
(79)
26
(79)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 271
(10.7)
217
(8.5)
193
(7.6)
178
(7.0)
344
(13.5)
423
(16.7)
362
(14.3)
358
(14.1)
329
(13.0)
320
(12.6)
322
(12.7)
260
(10.2)
3,577
(140.9)
Average rainy days 23.2 19.5 22.0 22.8 29.6 28.9 30.3 29.8 28.1 28.8 26.1 24.1 313.2
Source: Meteoblue [5]

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][6][7][8]

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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Libertad: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Misamis Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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