In 1957, the Naawan River was renamed to Manticao.
Manticao is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.
- Punta Silum
- Upper Malubog
Manticao's geographical features consist of mountainous to flat plains to shorelines.
- "An Act Changing the Name of Naawan River in the Municipality of Manticao, Province of Misamis Oriental, to Manticao River". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- 2000 Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
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