Bansud, Oriental Mindoro

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Plaza de Bansud
Plaza de Bansud
Official seal of Bansud
Map of Oriental Mindoro with location of Bansud
Map of Oriental Mindoro with location of Bansud
Bansud is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°50′N 121°22′E / 12.833°N 121.367°E / 12.833; 121.367Coordinates: 12°50′N 121°22′E / 12.833°N 121.367°E / 12.833; 121.367
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Oriental Mindoro
Congr. district 2nd district
Barangays 13
 • Mayor Ronaldo Mortel Morada
 • Total 343.47 km2 (132.61 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 38,341
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5210
Dialing code 43

Bansud is a second class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 38,341 people.[3]


Bansud is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Alcadesma (formerly Tiguisan)
  • Bato
  • Conrazon
  • Malo
  • Manihala
  • Pag-asa
  • Poblacion
  • Proper Bansud
  • Rosacara
  • Salcedo
  • Sumagui
  • Proper Tiguisan
  • Villa Pag-Asa


The name of the town is said to be derived from a legend. The legend says that long ago the Mangyans, the aborigines of the Mindoro settled in the lands near the mouth of Bansud River, which they called “Basud” which means Delta. The delta provided fertile soil for the people; hence they lived there peacefully and productively until the time that settlers from the province of Marinduque and Visayan Islands moved in. In many years that followed, the word “Basud” was eventually changed to Bansud.


Population census of Bansud
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 26,225 —    
1995 31,901 +3.74%
2000 35,032 +2.03%
2007 35,664 +0.25%
2010 38,341 +2.67%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


  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: ORIENTAL MINDORO". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 

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