Plaridel Misamis Occidental History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Plaridel is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Misamis Occidental Province in Northern Mindanao Region or Region 10, Philippines.

Plaridel Municipal Hall
Plaridel Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Plaridel Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Misamis Occidental in Western Mindanao Island, Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Calamba (south), Baliangao (west)
Area –> 80.00 km2 (30.89 sq mi)
Population –> 38,900 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 105,360,915.25
Barangays –> 33
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> First
Government Officials
Congressman –> Diego Ty
Mayor –> Alicia Ty
Vice Mayor –> Rolando Manuel C. Ty

History of Plaridel

Plaridel was established as a town in 1907.

Economy of Plaridel

Majority of the people in Plaridel, Misamis Occidental are either farmers, fishermen or both but many families augment their income by engaging in trading or handicraft making.

Tourist Spots in Plaridel

Bawbawon Island with Superb Beaches
Saint Nicholas de Tolentino Parish Church

Festivals in Plaridel

Feast of Saint Nicholas de Tolentino
Larangan Festival

Map of Plaridel Municipality in Misamis Occidental

See also: Profile of Mayor Alicia Ty, Governor Philip Tan

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