Mambusao, Capiz

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Mambusao
Municipality
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in Mambusao.
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in Mambusao.
Map of Capiz with Mambusao highlighted
Map of Capiz with Mambusao highlighted
Mambusao is located in Philippines
Mambusao
Mambusao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°26′N 122°36′E / 11.433°N 122.600°E / 11.433; 122.600Coordinates: 11°26′N 122°36′E / 11.433°N 122.600°E / 11.433; 122.600
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Capiz
Legislative district 2nd district of Capiz
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jose O. Alba Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 136.91 km2 (52.86 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 37,672
 • Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5807
Dialing code 36

Mambusao is a third class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 37,672 people.[3] Its economy is based on agriculture with rice and coconut as the primary products and crops.

The annual festival of Mambusao is called "Inilusan" honoring of St. Catherine of Alexandria, the patron saint of the town, celebrated every November 25. Inilusan literally means sharing of dish by neighbors.

Mambusao is the home of the Villareal family, the most famous of whom is Speaker Cornelio "Agurang Coni" Villareal and Governor Cornelio "Dodoy" Villareal.

Barangays[edit]

Mambusao is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Atiplo
  • Balat-an
  • Balit
  • Batiano
  • Bating
  • Bato Bato
  • Baye
  • Bergante
  • Bunga
  • Bula
  • Bungsi
  • Burias
  • Caidquid
  • Cala-agus
  • Libo-o
  • Manibad
  • Maralag
  • Najus-an
  • Pangpang Norte
  • Pangpang Sur
  • Pinay
  • Poblacion Proper
  • Poblacion Tabuc
  • Sinondojan
  • Tugas
  • Tumalalud

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mambusao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 33,213 —    
1995 35,632 +1.33%
2000 36,793 +0.69%
2007 37,498 +0.26%
2010 37,672 +0.17%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Capiz". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  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 15 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Capiz". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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