Linamon, Lanao del Norte

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Linamon
Municipality
Map of Lanao del Norte with Linamon highlighted
Map of Lanao del Norte with Linamon highlighted
Linamon is located in Philippines
Linamon
Linamon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°11′N 124°10′E / 8.183°N 124.167°E / 8.183; 124.167Coordinates: 08°11′N 124°10′E / 8.183°N 124.167°E / 8.183; 124.167
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Lanao del Norte
District 1st district of Lanao del Norte
Founded January 13, 1960
Barangays 8
Government[1]
 • Mayor Randy J. Macapil
 • Vice Mayor Che Pestolante-Abundiente
Area[2]
 • Total 76.38 km2 (29.49 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 20,341
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9201
Dialing code +63 (0)63
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 103510000
Electorate 10,864 voters as of 2016
Website www.linlanor.gov.ph

Linamon is a fifth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,341 people.[3]

Historically, Linamon was a barangay in Iligan City until it became a separate municipality on January 13, 1960.

Geography[edit]

Linamon is the Eastern Gateway to Lanao del Norte, located about 11.5 kilometres (7.1 mi) south-west of Iligan City. It is bounded in the east by the Linamon River, the Larapan River and the Municipality of Kauswagan in the west, Municipality of Matungao in the south and facing Iligan Bay in the north.

Barangays[edit]

Linamon is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.[2]

  • Busque
  • Larapan
  • Magoong
  • Napo
  • Poblacion
  • Purakan
  • Robocon
  • Samburon

Tourism[edit]

Linamon is a coastal town of Lanao del Norte, where five of its eight barangays are situated along the Iligan Bay area, and is considered as the “Beach Capital of Lanao del Norte”, with beaches spanning from Barangay Poblacion to Barangay Samburon that comprises 16 established beach resorts.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Linamon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 50,100 —    
1995 14,529 −20.70%
2000 14,959 +0.63%
2007 16,340 +1.23%
2010 17,484 +2.49%
2015 20,341 +2.92%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

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: LANAO DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region X (NORTHERN MINDANAO)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region X (NORTHERN MINDANAO)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Region X (NORTHERN MINDANAO)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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