Municipality of El Salvador

DCF Year: 2010 – LGPMS


Basic Profile

Coordinates 8°34′0″N 124°31′0″E
Time Zone PST (UTC+8)
Country Philippines
Island Mindanao
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Misamis Oriental
Zip Code 9017
LGU Type City
Income Class 3rd
Population 41,905
Density 394.77/km2 (1,022.4/sq mi)
Languages Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Total Land Area (in has) 14,265.25
No. of Barangays 15
No. of Households 8,351
Legislative district 2nd District of Misamis Oriental
Incorporated (Town) June 15, 1948
Incorporated (City) June 27, 2007
 Mayor Atty. Alfredo Q. Tan (LP)
 Vice Mayor Engr. Edgar S. Lignes (LP)
Demonym Salvadoreños, Salbadorenyos
Area code(s) 88


Financial Profile

IRA Share Php 100,909,402.00
Local-Sourced Revenues Php 19,597,449.05
Other Revenues Php 529,110.36
Total LGU Income Php 121,035,961.41



  • Agricultural Ecosystems
  • Forest Ecosystems
  • Coastal Marine Ecosystems
  • Freshwater Ecosystems


Tourism Potential

  • Beach Resort
  • History and Culture (e.g., fort, cathedral and church, historical road, historical monument, museum, structures and buildings)
  • Natural attractions


Economic Activity

Rating Name
1 Agricultural
2 Industrial
3 Commercial and Service Centers
4 Fishery
5 Mining



Private schools:

  • St. Joseph Academy of El Salvador
  • Miraculous Medal Academy
  • The New El Salvador Colleges
  • Stellulae Mariae School

Public schools:

  • El Salvador City Central School
  • Amoros Elementary School
  • Bolisong Elementary School
  • Pedro Sa. Baculio Elementary School
  • San Francisco de Asis Elementary School
  • Cogon Elementary School
  • Himaya Elementary School
  • Hinigdaan Elementary School
  • Kalabaylabay Elementary School
  • Molugan Central School
  • Kibonbon Elementary School
  • Sambulawan Elementary School
  • Sinaloc Elementary School
  • Taytay Elementary School
  • Ulaliman Elementary School
  • Cogon National High School
  • Hinigdaan National High School
  • Molugan National High School