LANAO DEL NORTE

BASIC FACTS AND FIGURES

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONSource: PDPFP, 2013-2018
Lanao del Norte is strategically located in the northwestern part of Mindanao and is administratively part of Region 10 or Northern Mindanao Region. It is located at approximately 7º30’ north latitude and 123º47’ east longitude. It is bounded on the north by Iligan Bay, on the northeastern side by the Province of Misamis Oriental, on the southeast by Lanao del Sur, on the west by the Provinces of Misamis Occidental and Zamboanga del Sur, and on the south by Illana Bay.
POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONSource: PDPFP, 2013-2018
Number of Municipalities22
Number of Barangays462
Number of Districts 2
PHYSICAL RESOURCESSource: PDPFP, 2013-2018
Land Classification
Total Land Area (ha.)36,9216.09
Alienable and Disposable174,182.58
Forestland Total195,033.51
Protected 98,666.19
Other 96,367.32
Area of Watersheds (ha.)283,087
Mangrove Forest (ha.)2,224
DEMOGRAPHYSource: 2000 and 2010 CPH and 2007 POPCEN
2010-20152000-20102000-20071995-2000
 Population Growth Rate 2.05 2.54 2.54 –
 2015 2010 20072000
Population (Total)676,395607,917538,283473,062
Urban71,49254201
Rural536,425484,082
Male306,321272,126237,866
Female301,596266,157235,196
 No. of Households 135,279 122,868 105,599 90,091
 Average Household Size – 4.94 5.09 5.25
 No. of Households by Language Generally Spoken at Home 190,833
 Bisaya/Binisaya – 100,358 – –
Meranao49,451
Sebuano38,730
Others2,294