Magsaysay (Misamis Oriental) History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Magsaysay is a 4th class coastal municipality of of Misamis Oriental Province in Northern Mindanao Region or Region 10, Philippines.

Magsaysay Misamis Oriental Municipal Hall
Magsaysay (Misamis Oriental) Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Magsaysay Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao, Southern Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Carmen in Agusan Del Norte (east) and Gingoog City (south)
Area –> 143.14 km2 (55.27 sq mi)
Population –> 34,605 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 90,304,610.13
Barangays –> 25
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Christian Unabia
Mayor –> Rey Buhisan
Vice Mayor –> Charlie B. Buhisan

History of Magsaysay

Magsaysay was formerly called Linugos. In 1957, it acquired its current name.

Economy of Magsaysay

Farming and fishing are the main source of income in Magsaysay town. Rice, fish, coconut and corn are the chief agricultural products.

Tourist Spots in Magsaysay

Divine Mercy Monument
San Roque Parish Church

Festivals in Magsaysay

Kahimunan Festival

Map of Magsaysay Municipality in Misamis Oriental Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Rey Buhisan, Governor Yevgeny Vicente Emano

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