Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental

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Magsaysay

Linugas
Municipality of Magsaysay
Magsaysay Municipal Public Bus Terminal
Magsaysay Municipal Public Bus Terminal
Map of Misamis Oriental with Magsaysay highlighted
Map of Misamis Oriental with Magsaysay highlighted
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Magsaysay is located in Philippines
Magsaysay
Magsaysay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°01′N 125°11′E / 9.02°N 125.18°E / 9.02; 125.18Coordinates: 9°01′N 125°11′E / 9.02°N 125.18°E / 9.02; 125.18
Country Philippines
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
District1st District
FoundedJuly 1, 1948
Named forRamon Magsaysay
Barangays25 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRey B. Buhisan
 • Vice MayorCharlie B. Buhisan
 • RepresentativeChristian S. Unabia
 • Electorate22,578 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total143.14 km2 (55.27 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total34,605
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
 • Households
6,970
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence50.87% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱90,304,610.13 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9015
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)88
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesCebuano
Binukid
Subanon
Tagalog
Websitesikatmagsaysay.gov.ph

Magsaysay, officially the Municipality of Magsaysay (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Magsaysay; Tagalog: Bayan ng Magsaysay), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,605 people. [3]

Magsaysay was formerly known as Linugos. It acquired its current name in 1957.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Magsaysay is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.

  • Abunda
  • Artadi
  • Bonifacio Aquiño
  • Cabalawan
  • Cabantian
  • Cabubuhan
  • Candiis
  • Consuelo
  • Damayuhan
  • Gumabon
  • Katipunan
  • Kauswagan
  • Kibungsod
  • Mahayahay
  • Mindulao
  • Pag-asa
  • Poblacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tama
  • Tibon-tibon
  • Tinaan
  • Tulang (Cadena de Amor)
  • Villa Felipa

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 327
(12.9)
254
(10.0)
185
(7.3)
128
(5.0)
215
(8.5)
273
(10.7)
248
(9.8)
243
(9.6)
214
(8.4)
246
(9.7)
271
(10.7)
271
(10.7)
2,875
(113.3)
Average rainy days 24.3 21.1 22.5 20.6 28.3 28.8 29.4 29.0 28.0 28.3 26.0 24.2 310.5
Source: Meteoblue [6]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Magsaysay
YearPop.±% p.a.
1948 8,976—    
1960 10,893+1.63%
1970 19,194+5.82%
1975 21,782+2.57%
1980 22,830+0.94%
1990 22,099−0.32%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 23,730+1.34%
2000 24,550+0.73%
2007 28,747+2.20%
2010 33,047+5.20%
2015 34,605+0.88%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, the population of Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental, was 34,605 people, [3] with a density of 240 inhabitants per square kilometre or 620 inhabitants per square mile.

Attractions[edit]

The Divine Mercy Monument was built December 2018 at the top of the hill in the barangay of Kibungsod and was inaugurated and blessed. It is the second monument of the province 10 years after the inauguration of Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador, Misamis Oriental since 2008.[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Magsaysay | (DILG)
  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. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Linugos, Province of Misamis Oriental, to Magsaysay". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  6. ^ "Magsaysay: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Province of Misamis Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Divine Mercy Monument inaugurated in Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental". D'GeekMom Blog. 2019-03-20. Retrieved 2019-09-12.

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