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Brief Introduction to Misamis Oriental Province
2008-10-29

Misamis Oriental is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. It's subdivided into 23 municipalities and 3 cities,the capital and provincial center is Cagayan de Oro. The province borders Lanao del Norte and Bukidnon to the south, the Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur to the east, and to the north is Bohol Sea with the island-province of Camiguin just off its northern shore.

The province has a population of 1,126,215 and the area is 3,570.0 km2,that means 315/km2 density.

The province is host to different types of industries such as agricultural, forest, steel, metal, chemical, mineral, rubber and food processing. It is home to the 30 square kilometre PHIVIDEC Industrial Estate and the Mindanao International Container Port, all located in Tagoloan. Del Monte Foods, which exports pineapples all over the Asia-Pacific region has a processing plant in Cagayan de Oro City.

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