Tangub

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Tangub
Component city
Map of Misamis Occidental with Tangub highlighted
Map of Misamis Occidental with Tangub highlighted
Tangub is located in Philippines
Tangub
Tangub
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°04′N 123°45′E / 8.067°N 123.750°E / 8.067; 123.750Coordinates: 08°04′N 123°45′E / 8.067°N 123.750°E / 8.067; 123.750
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Misamis Occidental
Congr. district 2nd District of Misamis Occidental
Cityhood June 17, 1967
Barangays 55
Government[1]
 • Mayor Philip T. Tan (NUP)
 • Vice Mayor Edemar S. Alota (NUP)
Area[2]
 • Total 162.78 km2 (62.85 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 59,892
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7214
Dialing code 88
Income class 4th
Website tangubcity.gov.ph

Tangub is a fourth class city in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 59,892 people.[3]

The city was formerly called Regidor until 1930 when it was given its current name.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Tangub is politically subdivided into 55 barangays.[2]

  • Aquino (Marcos)
  • Santa Maria (Baga)
  • Balatacan
  • Baluk
  • Banglay
  • Mantic
  • Migcanaway
  • Bintana
  • Bocator
  • Bongabong
  • Caniangan
  • Capalaran
  • Catagan
  • Barangay I - City Hall (Pob.)
  • Barangay II - Marilou Annex (Pob.)
  • Barangay IV - St. Michael (Pob.)
  • Isidro D. Tan (Dimalooc)
  • Garang
  • Guinabot
  • Guinalaban
  • Hoyohoy
  • Kauswagan
  • Kimat
  • Labuyo
  • Lorenzo Tan
  • Barangay VI - Lower Polao (Pob.)
  • Lumban
  • Maloro
  • Barangay V - Malubog (Pob.)
  • Manga
  • Maquilao
  • Barangay III- Market Kalubian (Pob.
  • Matugnao
  • Minsubong
  • Owayan
  • Paiton
  • Panalsalan
  • Pangabuan
  • Prenza
  • Salimpuno
  • San Antonio
  • San Apolinario
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santo Niño
  • Sicot
  • Silanga
  • Silangit
  • Simasay
  • Sumirap
  • Taguite
  • Tituron
  • Tugas
  • Barangay VII - Upper Polao (Pob.)
  • Villaba

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tangub
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 42,926 —    
1995 46,004 +1.39%
2000 49,695 +1.56%
2007 56,644 +1.89%
2010 59,892 +1.88%

Festivals[edit]

Tangub, through its Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe, is a regular participant of the Sinulog Festival, a festival held in Cebu City. This festival is the pageantry of sights, sounds and colors as it honors and pays homage to the patron saint of Cebu, Sr. Sto. Niño, the child Jesus. The highlights of the festival is from January 9–18, yearly. Tangub City has won ten grand champion streak in the Sinulog-Based Category of the festival.

Tangub is the Christmas Symbol Capital of the Philippines.

Sister cities of Tangub[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  4. ^ History and Heritage, City Government of Tangub, retrieved 2012

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