El Salvador City


El Salvador City

The City of El Salvador (Cebuano: "Dakbayan sa El Salvador"; Tagalog: "Lungsod ng El Salvador") is a city in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 34,650 people in 7,290 households.

Geography

It is located in the province of Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao. It is bordered by the municipality of Alubijid to the west and Opol to the east and south. On the north lies Macajalar Bay in the Bohol Sea.

El Salvador is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

* Amoros
* Bolisong
* Bolobolo
* Calongonan
* Cogon
* Himaya
* Hinigdaan
* Kalabaylabay
* Molugan
* Poblacion
* Kibonbon
* Sambulawan
* Sinaloc
* Taytay
* Ulaliman

Accessibility

The city does not have air and sea transportation facilities. Cagayan de Oro City, is the main entry point to Misamis Oriental Province and Northern Mindanao. From there, one would then take bus or provincial jeepney from the Bulua-Westbound Bus and Jeepney Terminal.

Economy

El Salvador hosts several plants and factories west of Misamis Oriental. These are Asia Brewery, Tanduay Rhum, Virgin Cola Bottling Plant (Visayas and Mindanao region distributor), The Aoso, Zest-O Corporation, WL Foods Corporation, Universal Robina Corporation, Timber Industries of the Philippines, Inc. (TIPI) and Union Plywood Corporation.

Transfortation

Motorized sikad - most popular transfortation in the city proper.

Highlights

The ongoing construction of the Divine Mercy Shrine located in the Divine Mercy Hills has a 50 foot statue and meditation chapel of the Image of Divine Mercy. It shall serve as a pilgrimage site for the Divine Mercy devoutees.

External links

* [http://www.elsalvadormisor.gov.ph/ Official Website of the City of El Salvador, Misamis Oriental]
* [http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/default.asp Philippine Standard Geographic Code]
* [http://www.t-macs.com/kiso/local/ 2000 Philippine Census Information]


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