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Clarin, officially the Municipality of Clarin, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 37,548 people.[3]

Clarin
Municipality of Clarin
Map of Misamis Occidental with Clarin highlighted
Map of Misamis Occidental with Clarin highlighted
Clarin is located in Philippines
Clarin
Clarin
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°12′N 123°51′E / 8.2°N 123.85°E / 8.2; 123.85Coordinates: 8°12′N 123°51′E / 8.2°N 123.85°E / 8.2; 123.85
Country Philippines
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
District2nd District
FoundedFebruary 21, 1921
Barangays29 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDavid M. Navarro
 • Vice MayorGlory Fe D. Roa
 • CongressmanHenry S. Oaminal
 • Electorate23,463 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total84.50 km2 (32.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total37,548
 • Density440/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7201
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)88
Climate typetropical climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)110.2 million  (2016)
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Tagalog

Contents

BarangaysEdit

Clarin is politically subdivided into 29 barangays.

  • Bernad
  • Bito-on
  • Cabunga-an
  • Canibungan Daku
  • Canibungan Putol
  • Canipacan
  • Dalingap
  • Dela Paz
  • Dolores
  • Gata Daku
  • Gata Diot
  • Guba (Ozamis)
  • Kinangay Norte
  • Kinangay Sur
  • Lapasan
  • Lupagan
  • Malibangcao
  • Masabud
  • Mialen
  • Pan-ay
  • Penacio
  • Poblacion I
  • Poblacion II
  • Poblacion III
  • Poblacion IV
  • Segatic Daku
  • Segatic Diot
  • Sebasi
  • Tinacla-an

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 13,581—    
1948 13,179−0.33%
1960 14,011+0.51%
1970 17,806+2.42%
1975 19,511+1.85%
1980 21,521+1.98%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 23,802+1.01%
1995 26,202+1.82%
2000 29,712+2.73%
2007 33,299+1.58%
2010 35,573+2.43%
2015 37,548+1.03%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Clarin, Misamis Occidental, was 37,548 people,[3] with a density of 440 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,100 inhabitants per square mile.

EconomyEdit

Most of the town's people earned their living through farming and fishing. Farming involves many rice fields that had been cultivated for the past years. Fishing provides both a lot of fishes and sea shells that were hiding in the deep areas of Panguil Bay.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Misamis Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Misamis Occidental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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