Lubang, Occidental Mindoro

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This article is about the municipality. For the island, see Lubang Island.
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Lubang
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Lubang
Lubang is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°51′28″N 120°7′24″E / 13.85778°N 120.12333°E / 13.85778; 120.12333Coordinates: 13°51′28″N 120°7′24″E / 13.85778°N 120.12333°E / 13.85778; 120.12333
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Occidental Mindoro, Lubang Island
District Lone District of Occidental Mindoro
Barangays 16
 • Mayor Juan M. Sanchez (NPC)
 • Total 113.10 km2 (43.67 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 23,068
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5109
Dialing code 43
Income class 4th class municipality

Lubang is a fourth class municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 23,068 people.[3]

The municipality encompasses the western half of Lubang Island, as well as Cabra Island.


Lubang is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Araw At Bituin (Poblacion)
  • Bagong Sikat (Pob.)
  • Banaag Ng Pag-Asa (Pob.)
  • Binakas
  • Cabra
  • Likas Ng Silangan (Pob.)
  • Maginhawa (Pob.)
  • Maligaya
  • Maliig
  • Ninikat Ng Pag-Asa (Pob.)
  • Paraiso (Pob.)
  • Surville (Pob.)
  • Tagbac
  • Tangal
  • Tilik
  • Vigo


Population census of Lubang
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,800 —    
1995 23,819 +4.53%
2000 22,896 −0.84%
2007 28,267 +2.95%
2010 23,068 −7.13%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Local government[edit]

The Municipality of Lubang like most, if not all, the municipalities in the Philippines elects a Municipal Mayor who deals with the executive affairs of the municipality, a Municipal Vice Mayor who oversees the municipal council, and members of the municipal council. Currently, the Mayor of Lubang is Juan M. Sanchez, a retired officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Vice Mayor is Yolanda Villas Quiñones, a lawyer.

The municipality also has ten (10) municipal councilors. Eight (8) of which are elected along with the Mayor and Vice Mayor while the other two are from the Federation of Sangguniang Kabataan officers and the Association of Barangay Chairmen of the municipality. Currently, the following are the councilors of the municipality:

  1. Eugenio T. Guimba
  2. Erwin V. Anzaldo
  3. Alma L. Moreno
  4. Florante I. Alegre
  5. Wilmer V. Inmenzo
  6. Manuel R. Villaflores
  7. Orlando Y. Agas
  8. Michael Ron P. Tiatson
  9. Ferdinand T. Tangi(Association of Barangay Chairmen President)

The municipality, as part of the province of Occidental Mindoro, also elects provincial government officials. Currently, the provincial government is led by Governor Josephine R. Sato and by Vice Governor Mario Gene Mendiola.

In the House of Representatives of the Philippines, it is part of the Lone District of Occidental Mindoro currently represented by Rep. Ma. Amelita Villarosa.


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: OCCIDENTAL MINDORO". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 

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