Salay, Misamis Oriental

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Map of Misamis Oriental with Salay highlighted
Map of Misamis Oriental with Salay highlighted
Salay is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°52′N 124°48′E / 8.867°N 124.800°E / 8.867; 124.800Coordinates: 08°52′N 124°48′E / 8.867°N 124.800°E / 8.867; 124.800
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Misamis Oriental
District 1st district of Misamis Oriental
Founded June 19, 1960
Barangays 18
 • Mayor Romeo L. Gue Sr.
 • Total 92.79 km2 (35.83 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 27,591
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9007
Dialing code 88
Income class 4th

Salay is a fourth class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,591 people.[3]

Poblacion is the center of Salay and had been governed by the Capistrano politicians until the 2007 elections. Lanzones is one of the major source of income among Salayanos aside from commerce at Poblacion and fishing to other people. May 1 is the official feast day of Salay although March feast is also celebrated and is the original.

Salay Central School provides primary education to the graders in this town while the nearby Salay National High School provides the secondary education, the latter has been nationally recognized for quality education among public schools.


Salay is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Alipuaton
  • Ampenican
  • Bunal
  • Casulog
  • Dinagsaan
  • Guinalaban
  • Ili-ilihon
  • Inobulan
  • Looc
  • Matampa
  • Membuli
  • Poblacion
  • Salagsag
  • Salay River I
  • Salay River II
  • Saray
  • Tinagaan
  • Yungod


Population census of Salay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,101 —    
1995 18,923 +0.84%
2000 19,664 +0.83%
2007 22,577 +1.92%
2010 27,591 +7.57%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


  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: MISAMIS ORIENTAL". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 

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