Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro

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Bongabong
Municipality
Official seal of Bongabong
Seal
Map of Oriental Mindoro showing the location of Bongabong
Map of Oriental Mindoro showing the location of Bongabong
Bongabong is located in Philippines
Bongabong
Bongabong
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°43′N 121°22′E / 12.717°N 121.367°E / 12.717; 121.367Coordinates: 12°43′N 121°22′E / 12.717°N 121.367°E / 12.717; 121.367
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Oriental Mindoro
District 2nd District of Oriental Mindoro
Founded 1927
Barangays 36
Government[1]
 • Mayor Hercules A. Umali
Area[2]
 • Total 498.20 km2 (192.36 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 66,569
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5211
Dialing code 43
Income class 1st class; partially urban
Website bongabong.gov.ph

Bongabong is a first class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines.

Barangays[edit]

Bongabong is politically subdivided into 36 barangays.[2]

  • Anilao
  • Aplaya
  • Bagong Bayan I
  • Bagong Bayan II
  • Batangan
  • Bukal
  • Camantigue
  • Carmundo
  • Cawayan
  • Dayhagan
  • Formon
  • Hagan
  • Hagupit
  • Ipil
  • Kaligtasan
  • Labasan
  • Labonan
  • Libertad
  • Lisap
  • Luna
  • Malitbog
  • Mapang
  • Masaguisi
  • Mina de Oro
  • Morente
  • Ogbot
  • Orconuma
  • Poblacion
  • Polusahi
  • Sagana
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Juan
  • Santa Cruz
  • Sigange
  • Tawas


Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bongabong
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 50,213 —    
1995 57,403 +2.54%
2000 59,477 +0.76%
2007 61,127 +0.38%
2010 66,569 +3.15%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Local government[edit]

Elected officials 2013-2016:[1]

  • Mayor: Hercules Umali
  • Vice Mayor: Alfie Montalbo
  • Councillors:
    • Richard S. Candelario
    • Owen C. Liwanag
    • Emy I. Enriquez
    • Antonio M. Mendeja
    • Alvin M. Melendez
    • Robert H. Sosa
    • Rogelio C. Maulion
    • Arnold R. Vargas

Festivals[edit]

The annual activities in Bongabong are as follows:

  • Feast of St. Joseph and Sulyog Festival, March 19
  • Bongabong Foundation Day, December 7

Education[edit]

Colleges:

High schools:

  • Formon National High School
  • St. Joseph Academy
  • Labasan National High School
  • Vicente B. Ylagan National High School
  • Masaguisi National High School
  • Dayhagan National High School
  • Carmundo National High School
  • Kaligtasan National High School
  • Morente National High School
  • Cawayan National High School

Elementary schools:

  • Formon Elementary School
  • Orconuma Elementary School
  • Magdalena Umali Suyon Mem. Elem. School
  • Sebastian Umali Mem. Elem. School
  • Iglicerio Lopez Mem. Elem. School
  • Kaligtasan Elementary School
  • Cupang Elementary School
  • Anilao Elementary School
  • Masaguisi Elementary School
  • Mina De Oro Elementary School
  • Dayhagan Elementary School
  • Labonan Elementary School
  • Camantigue Elementary School
  • Bagong Bayan Central School
  • Cawayan Elementary School
  • Luna Elementary School
  • San Jose Elementary School
  • Carmundo Elementary School
  • Batangan Elementary School
  • Morente Elementary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 29 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 

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