Mambajao

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Mambajao
Municipality
Municipality of Mambajao
Mambajao, viewed from Mt. Hibok-hibok
Mambajao, viewed from Mt. Hibok-hibok
Official seal of Mambajao
Seal
Nickname(s): Lanzones Capital of the Philippines
Map of Camiguin with Mambajao highlighted
Map of Camiguin with Mambajao highlighted
Mambajao is located in Philippines
Mambajao
Mambajao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°15′N 124°43′E / 9.25°N 124.72°E / 9.25; 124.72Coordinates: 9°15′N 124°43′E / 9.25°N 124.72°E / 9.25; 124.72
Country Philippines
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceCamiguin
DistrictLone District
FoundedJuly 6, 1855
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJurdin Jesus M. Romualdo
 • Vice MayorRoldan A. Chan
 • Electorate22,721 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total89.00 km2 (34.36 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total38,735
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code9100
PSGC101804000
IDD:area code+63 (0)88
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)117,615,805.11 (2016)
Native languagesKinamigin language
Cebuano
Tagalog
Websitewww.mambajao-cam.gov.ph

Mambajao, officially the Municipality of Mambajao, is a 3rd class municipality and capital of the province of Camiguin, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 38,735 people.[3]

History[edit]

In 1855, Mambajao was proclaimed as a municipality.

In 1942, the Japanese forces landed in the capital town of Mambajao, Camiguin.

Barangays[edit]

Mambajao is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[4]

  • Tupsan
  • Benhaan
  • Magting
  • Anito
  • Balbagon
  • Pandan
  • Soro-Soro
  • Poblacion
  • Baylao
  • Tagdo
  • Kuguita
  • Bug ong
  • Agoho
  • Yumbing
  • Naasag
  • Volcan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mambajao
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 14,446—    
1918 21,308+2.62%
1939 21,414+0.02%
1948 25,193+1.82%
1960 15,288−4.08%
1970 18,673+2.02%
1975 19,183+0.54%
1980 21,337+2.15%
1990 25,207+1.68%
1995 27,770+1.83%
2000 30,809+2.25%
2007 35,308+1.90%
2010 36,435+1.15%
2015 38,735+1.17%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Mambajao was 38,735 people,[3] with a density of 440 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,100 inhabitants per square mile.

Infrastructure[edit]

The Camiguin Sports Complex (Also known as Cong. Pedro Palarca-Romualdo Tourism and Sports Complex) is a sports complex located in Mambajao, and hosts to the 2016 Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Meet[8], and Lanzones Festival events.

Notable People[edit]

Maymay Entrata was born here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Camiguin". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Political subdivisions of Mambajao[permanent dead link] - Mambajao Official Website
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Camiguin". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Northern Mindanao 2016 regional meet kicks off in Camiguin". The Manila Times. July 9, 2018.

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