Plaridel is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Misamis Occidental Province in Northern Mindanao Region or Region 10, Philippines.
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
Go here to see the elected municipal officials of Plaridel.
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
Map of Plaridel Municipality in Misamis Occidental