Lubang, Occidental Mindoro

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Lubang
Municipality
Cabra Island Lighthouse
Cabra Island Lighthouse
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Lubang
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Lubang
Lubang is located in Philippines
Lubang
Lubang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°51′28″N 120°7′24″E / 13.85778°N 120.12333°E / 13.85778; 120.12333Coordinates: 13°51′28″N 120°7′24″E / 13.85778°N 120.12333°E / 13.85778; 120.12333
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Occidental Mindoro
District Lone District of Occidental Mindoro
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Roberto "Bobby" Sanchez (LP)
Area[2]
 • Total 113.10 km2 (43.67 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 18,803
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5109
Dialing code 43
Income class 4th class municipality

Lubang is a fourth class municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,803 people.[3]

The municipality encompasses the north-western half of Lubang Island, as well as Cabra Island.

Barangays[edit]

Lubang is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Araw At Bituin (Poblacion)
  • Bagong Sikat (Pob.)
  • Banaag Ng Pag-Asa (Pob.)
  • Binakas
  • Cabra
  • Likas Ng Silangan (Pob.)
  • Maginhawa (Pob.)
  • Maligaya
  • Maliig
  • Ninikat Ng Pag-Asa (Pob.)
  • Paraiso (Pob.)
  • Sorville (Pob.)
  • Tagbac
  • Tangal
  • Tilik
  • Vigo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Lubang
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,800 —    
1995 23,819 +4.53%
2000 22,896 −0.84%
2007 28,267 +2.95%
2010 23,068 −7.13%
2015 18,803 −3.82%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3]

Local government[edit]

The Municipality of Lubang like most, if not all of the municipalities in the Philippines elects a Municipal Mayor who deals with the executive affairs of the municipality, a Municipal Vice-Mayor who oversees the Municipal Council, and members of the Municipal Council. Currently, the Mayor of Lubang is Roberto "Bobby" Sanchez and the Vice-Mayor is Charles Z. Villas.

The municipality also has 10 municipal councilors, 8 of which are elected along with the Mayor and Vice-Mayor while the other two are from the Federation of Sangguniang Kabataan officers and the Association of Barangay Chairmen of the municipality. Currently, the following are the councilors of the municipality:

  1. ANZALDO, ERWIN (LP)
  2. DAULAT, WILBERT (LP)
  3. GUIMBA, EUGENIO (UNA)
  4. ALEGRE, DANTE (LP)
  5. TANGI, FERDIE (LP)
  6. TIATSON, MICHAEL RON (IND)
  7. MORENO, ALMA (LP)
  8. AGAS, ORLY (LP)
  9. (Association of Barangay Chairmen President)

The municipality, as part of the Province of Occidental Mindoro, also elects provincial government officials. Currently, the provincial government is led by Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola and by Vice-Governor Peter Alfaro.

In the House of Representatives of the Philippines, it is part of the Lone District of Occidental Mindoro currently represented by Congresswoman Josephine Y. Ramirez-Sato.

References[edit]

  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: OCCIDENTAL MINDORO". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of August 1, 2015 (Region IV-B)". Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population. Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 

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