Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte

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Kolambugan
Municipality
Port of Mukas in Kolambugan.
Port of Mukas in Kolambugan.
Official seal of Kolambugan
Seal
Map of Lanao del Norte with Kolambugan highlighted
Map of Lanao del Norte with Kolambugan highlighted
Kolambugan is located in Philippines
Kolambugan
Kolambugan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°07′N 123°54′E / 8.117°N 123.900°E / 8.117; 123.900Coordinates: 08°07′N 123°54′E / 8.117°N 123.900°E / 8.117; 123.900
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Lanao del Norte
District 1st district of Lanao del Norte
Founded July 1, 1936
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Lorenzo V. Manigos
 • Vice-Mayor Bertrand M. Lumaque
Area[2]
 • Total 134.55 km2 (51.95 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 26,445
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9207
Dialing code 63
Income class 4th

Kolambugan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 26,445 people.[3]

Etymology[edit]

The name “Kolambugan” was taken from a word “kolambog”, a kind of tree which grew abundantly in the area. Some present day barangays were also before called Migcamiguing and Maribojoc named also from trees abundantly found in the area.

Geography[edit]

The Municipality of Kolambugan is located along the Panguil Bay area facing Ozamiz City in the Province of Misamis Occidental, 47 kilometres (29 mi) west of the capital town of Tubod. It is centrally located northwest in the province. The Municipality of Kolambugan is bounded by the Panguil Bay on the north, Municipality of Magsaysay on the south; the Municipality of Maigo on the east; the Municipality of Tubod on the west.

Barangays[edit]

Kolambugan is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Austin Heights
  • Baybay
  • Bubong
  • Caromatan
  • Inudaran
  • Kulasihan
  • Libertad
  • Lumbac
  • Manga
  • Matampay
  • Mukas
  • Muntay
  • Pagalungan
  • Palao
  • Pantaon
  • Pantar
  • Poblacion
  • Rebucon
  • Riverside
  • San Roque
  • Santo Niño
  • Simbuco
  • Small Banisilan
  • Sucodan
  • Tabigue
  • Titunod

History[edit]

On July 1, 1936, by virtue and power of the Executive Order No. 37, President Manuel L. Quezon declared Kolambugan as one of the Municipalities of Lanao Province. The Lanao province was further divided into Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur. Kolambugan is part of Lanao del Norte province.

In 1956, the barrios of Tangcal, Berowar, Pangao, Tawinian, Lumbac, Lawigadato, Somyorang, Bayabao, Pilingkingan, Ramain, Bagigicon, Lamaosa, Meladoc Big and Meladoc Small and Rarab, then part of Kolambugan was constituted into the municipal district of Tangcal.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Kolambugan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,961 —    
1995 24,645 +7.25%
2000 24,180 −0.41%
2007 25,306 +0.63%
2010 26,445 +1.62%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: LANAO DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  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 7 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipal District of Tangcal in the Province of Lanao". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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