Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
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Location Villa Ernesto Subdivision, Cagayan de Oro City Coordinates: 8°28'22.88"N 124°41'11.70"E
About Cagayan de Oro City
Cagayan de Oro City is the “City of Golden Friendship”! The city gives a lot of of sun, smiles and warmth. A modern city with universities, an airport, hotels, and many tourist attractions.
The Province is blissfully located outside the typhoon belt and earthquake faults. The coldest month is noted in January while the hottest is August. The dry season is from November to April and wet season is from May to October. Average temperature is 27 degrees Centigrade.
More about Cagayan de Oro:
Languages Spoken. The local dialect is Cebuano but majority of the people can speak and understand Tagalog and English. Other ethnic dialects are Higaonon, Ilongo, Waray among others.
Religious Affiliations. Roman Catholic is the dominant religion, represented by almost 80% of the population. Other religious affiliations include Protestants, Baptists, Evangelicals, Iglesia Ni Kristo, Philippine Independent Church, Islam and Pentecostal.
Average Annual Family Income. In 2003, Cagayan de Oro’s average annual family income and expenditures (FIE) was registered at PhP176,552.00 and PhP132,237 respectively. While Misamis Oriental has an average annual family income and expenditure of PhP89,640.00 PhP70,989.00 respectively.
In pursuit of quality education, the three (3) universities and one of its colleges were selected by the CHED as Centers for Development and Excellence --- Xavier University (Engineering, Chemistry, Medicine, Business Education and Socio- Anthropology), Liceo de Cagayan University (Nursing), Capitol University (Computer Education) and Mindanao Polytechnic State College (Mathematics). Outside of Cagayan de Oro, every municipality in the province has educational institutions of at least secondary level while Gingoog City has five (5) college institutions.
13 hospitals located in the City.