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Concepcion
Municipality
Island Group Mindanao
Region Northern Mindanao
Province Misamis Occidental
Area 61.60 km²
Barangays 18
PSGC 104206000
ZIP 7213
Population
- Total 8,355
- Density/km² 135.63
Urbanisation partly urban
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Concepcion

Concepcion is a philippine municipality in the province Misamis Occidental in Region X Northern Mindanao which be­longs to the Mindanao group of islands. The municipality Concepcion is seated about 24 km west-south-west of province capital Oroquieta City and about 744 km south-south-east of Philippine main capital Manila.

Regarding urbanization Concepcion is classified as partly urban. Concepcion occupies an area of 61.60 km². By the end of 2007 Concepcion was the home of 8,355 residents. Thus by average 135.63 people are living on one km².

Administratively the Municipality of Concepcion is subdivided into 18 barangays. One forms the center of the city wheras the other 17 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality. The most populous are Upper Potongan, Virayan, Lingatongan, Marugang, Upper Salimpono, Soso-on, New Casul, Small Potongan, Poblacion, Upper Dapitan, Guiban, Capule, Laya-an, Mantukoy, Upper Dioyo.

Among the bigger cities and muni­ci­pa­li­ties in the neigh­bor­hood of Concepcion there are Dipolog City (Zamboanga Del Norte) 29 km west-north-west, Iligan City (Lanao Del Norte) 73 km east-south-east, Ozamis City 39 km south-east, Zamboanga City (Zamboanga Del Sur) 65 km south-south-west, Marawi City (Lanao Del Sur) 89 km east-south-east, Pagadian City (Zamboanga Del Sur) 65 km south-south-west, Sindangan (Zamboanga Del Norte) 68 km west-south-west, Oroquieta City 24 km east-north-east, Siaton (Negros Oriental) 96 km north-west as well as 50 km south-south-east of Concepcion the municipality Lala (Lanao Del Norte).



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