GENERAL INFORMATION

Location:  Middle interior part
Income Classification:    4th class  
Land Area:    48,585.00 has.  
Land Use:
             Agriculture    42,410.5495 has.
             Grassland     no data available
             Wetland     no data available
             Woodland     6,080.9756 has.
             Miscellaneous   163.4449 has.  
 No. of Barangays: 22  
Population:    27,950  
Population Density:    058 person/has.  
Major Religion:
             Roman Catholic   63.78%
             Protestant   9.47%
             Seventh Day Adventist  4.12%
             PDMC (4Ks)      20.58%
             Pagans    2.05%  
 Indigenous People/Tribal Community:   Subanen  
 Dialects Spoken:
            Cebuano         80.00%
            Subanen       20.00%  
Topography  
            Mountain Ranges: Northern & Southern Part 
            Land Forms:  Rolling to hilly to mountainous  
            Climate:  Type III & IV at diff.   locations
          Mean Temperature:  25 degrees C  
Distance to Dipolog City:     102.5 kms.

ECONOMY

Major Products:    Rice and corn  
Major Source of Livelihood:   Farming, Commerce and Trade,
Employment

SOCIAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES

Hospital:         None  
Barangay Health Centers:  14
                 Semi-concrete   4  
Educational Institutions:
                 High Schools  1
                 Elementary Schools     23
                 Non-Formal Education   1  
Social and Health Indicators:
                 Literacy Rate    64.66%
                 Mortality Rate    0.17%
                 Morbidity Rate  60.00%
                 Birth Rate    19.70%  
                 Crude Birth Rate 
No. and percentage of malnourished children:
                 Low         318 - 63.6%
                 Moderate 
                 Severe   39 - 7.8%

ENVIRONMENT

  Mineral resources available in the area:    
Manganese,  Bauxite, Iron,
Copper,  Coal/Carbon,  White Clay  
Gold, Chromite, Quartz, 
Flora and Fauna: Orchids and other ornamental plants  
Major rivers/bays/springs/watersheds/lakes:
Piao River, Sindangan River,
Diongan   River, Tangil Spring,
Dumaga Spring,  Mangilay Spring,
Bantal Spring, Lake  Mangilay  
National Park:    None  
Recreational Facility:  ABS Sports Complex,
Children's  Playground, 
 Plaza and Parks  

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS           

         None

INFRASTRUCTURE

Means of Transportation:      Jeepney, Motorcabs, Motorcycles,
Cargo Trucks, Public & 
Private Vehicles  
Bus Companies operating: None   none
Road Network:

Road

Concrete

Asphalt

Gravel

Earth

Provincial

280

 

31.72

 

Municipal

2.465

 

18.276

1.500

Barangay

 

 

31.20

113.275

Major bridges:   None  
Water facilities available:
              Level 1    available
              Level 2    available
              Level 3     None  
Energization ; (Source: 
           No. of consumers:  258 households

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