Claveria, Misamis Oriental | Things to know

The municipality of Claveria is a 1st class Municipality in  Misamis Oriental Province, Philippines. It has a total population of 52,478 and is also the largest in the province by area. The town was once called Tikala, a local term for 'miracle'. Tikala was once ruled by Datu Manlumupog, an aboriginal warrior known as the 'Higaunons', meaning 'people of the land'. Despite the simple way of life, they were held together by their sacred code called Bungkatel Ha Bulawan, which passed under his teaching,

In 1912 a Spanish Jesuit missionary and coadjutor of Jasaan named Fr. Juan Yras came and changed the name from Tikala to Claveria in honor of the Spanish Governor General of the Philippines Don Narciso Claveria and Zaldua. 

Politically, Claveria is subordinate to the Municipality of Bukidnon upon the passage of Act No. 2968. Also known as the Artadi Law, Claveria was separated from Bukidnon and ceded to the Province of Misamis Oriental on February 21,1921 status as an independent municipality of the Province of Misamis Oriental on July 22, 1950, by virtue of the Executive Decree Order (E .) No.334 published by the then President Elpidio Quirino.

Language, Religion, and Economy

Although Cebuano or Binisaya/Bisaya is broadly spoken in Claveria, the majority of the populace can talk Filipino the country-wide language. There is a local tribe withinside the municipality that has their personal dialect, the Higaonons which additionally speaks their "Binukid" tongue or Higaonon language. Binisaya/Bisaya is the conversational language spoken with the aid of using Claverians at home.

Approximately 85% of the population are Roman Catholics and the relaxation incorporates Protestants and others.  barangay has its personal Catholic parish church buildings with one in Poblacion serving because of the mom parish for the whole town. There is likewise an excellent institution located in Barangay Aposkahoy called Doalnara that's a network of folks who has their personal notion making communication with most of the locals. Although the town's network has diverse spiritual beliefs, humans all stay peacefully and harmoniously altogether.

Its profits essentially come from crop production, freshwater merchandise, and cattle or fowl output. The plantation of tomatoes and bell pepper is a not unusual place withinside the vicinity. The maximum latest there was a primary plantation of pineapples with the aid of using the Del Monte Philippines, Inc. The freshwater merchandise encompasses anga, pigok, haloan (snakehead murrel), bunak, damagan, subok, dalapakan, and kasili (eels). Livestock incorporates swine, cattle, and fowl merchandise.

LOCATION

From the city of Villanueva to the town of Gingoog in the north, northwest, and west; Bukidnon province in the south; and Agusan del Norte to the east. Claveria is the largest of the 23 Municipalities of Misamis Oriental, encompassing a third of the original province's total area of ​​894.90 km2 based on records from 1990. 

The land dispute is claimed by several neighboring territories such as   Gingoog,  Balingasag, Villanueva, Jasaan, and Malitbog, Bukidnon. The city has a generally rugged topography characterized by rolling hills and mountains with cliffs and escarpments. Rainfall pattern strongly influences cultivation patterns and land use in the Claverian landscape. Of course, the city is the only municipality in the province with a cooler temperature, ranging below 22 degrees Celsius up to 16 degrees Celsius and lower in the highest areas.

Claveria is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.

  • Ani-e
  • Aposkahoy
  • Bulahan
  • Cabacungan
  • D.G. Pelaez
  • Gumaod
  • Hinaplanan
  • Kalawitan
  • Lanise
  • Luna
  • Madaguing
  • Malagana
  • Minalwang
  • Mat-I
  • Panampawan
  • Parmbugas
  • Patrocinio
  • Plaridel
  • Poblacion
  • Punong
  • Rizal
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tamboboan
  • Tipolohon

Things to DO in Claveria

  • Enjoy the astonishing view from the View Deck

  •  Daru Country Park & Restaurant
  • JILAs Smallville
  • Hidden Paradise
  • Doalnara Stopover
  • THE AIKEEKO FARMVIEW RESORT


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