Ozamis City is located north of Tangub City and south of Oroquieta City
on the central coast of Misamis Occidental. It is bounded on the north by the town of
Clarin, on the east by Panguil Bay, on the south by Tangub City, and on the west by Don Victoriano Chiongbian town.
It has a total land area of 180 square kilometers. Majority of its barangays are considered rural areas.
Its seaport is one of the busiest in terms of passenger traffic. Its airport has been reopened, serving
not just the people of Misamis Occidental but also the residents of the nearby towns of Zamboanga Del Norte
and Zamboanga Del Sur.
In terms of population, the city is the largest among the three cities of Misamis Occidental. Since majority of its people
are migrants from the province of Cebu, Cebuano has become the dominant dialect. English and
Tagalog are widely used in school, business, and government offices.
The city's economy is primarily agricultural. Rice, corn, coconut, rootcrops and vegetables are the main products.
Livestock and poultry are also produce in the province. Fishing is the main occupation of residents near the shoreline.
Shopping and Leisure
Mount Malindang Golf and Country Club
Being the commercial hub of Misamis Occidental with many tourist attreactions, Ozamis City is well-positioned
to be an investment haven. The following businesses are encouraged in the city:
- hotels, resorts and amusement parks
- food establishments
- Mass housing projects
- medium-size commercial complexes
- demonstration farms
- Halal foods for export
- commercial poultry and hog raising
- production of dairy products
- manufacture of consumer chemicals such as detergents and personal care prodicts
- essential oil and fragrances
- technology-related ventures like business process outsourcing, graphic design, and software development
- financial services
Places of Interest / Tourist Attractions in Ozamis City
- Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral - famous for its German-built pipe organ
- Bukagan Hill which contains an old look-out station
- Fuerte de la Concepcion y del Triunfo - a Spanish fortress built in 1756
- Misamis Occidental Aquamarine Park
- Naomi's Botanical Garden
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