Medina (Misamis Oriental) History, Tourist spots, Festival

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

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

Profile of Medina Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao, Southern Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring City and Towns –> Gingoog City (east), Claveri (south), and Talisayan (west)
Area –> 148.29 km2 (57.26 sq mi)
Population –> 32,907 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 96,802,564.54
Barangays –> 19
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 –> Donato Chan
Vice Mayor –> Kim Michael P. Odchigue

History of Medina

The town of Medina was created on July 1, 1948. That year, it has a total population of 8,893. In 2015, census revealed that the population of the municipality of Medina was 32,907.

Economy of Medina

Medina is an agricultural town where rice, coconut and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Medina

Alibuag Cold Spring
Pelaez Ancestral House Parish Church
St. Isidore Parish Church

Festivals in Medina

Ginataan Festival

Map of Medina Municipality in Misamis Oriental Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Donato Chan, Governor Yevgeny Vicente Emano

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