Mambajao, viewed from Mt. Hibok-hibok
|Nickname(s): Lanzones Capital of the Philippines|
Map of Camiguin with Mambajao highlighted
|Region||Northern Mindanao (Region X)|
|Founded||July 6, 1855|
|• Mayor||Maria Luisa D. Romualdo (NPC)|
|• Vice Mayor||Roldan A. Chan (NPC)|
|• Total||89.00 km2 (34.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
Mambajao is a third class municipality in the province of Camiguin, Philippines. It is the capital and largest municipality of Camiguin. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 36,435 people.
In 1855, Mambajao was proclaimed as a municipality.
In 1942, the Japanese forces landed in the capital town of Mambajao, Camiguin.
In 1945, the Filipino forces of the 6th and 10th Infantry Division of the Philippine Commonwealth Army landed on the beaches of the capital town of Mambajao, and liberated the province from the Japanese Imperial forces in World War II during the Battle of Camiguin.
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|Population census of Mambajao|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
- "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
- "Province: Camiguin". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
- "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 January 2013.
- Political subdivisions of Mambajao - Mambajao Official Website
- "Province of Camiguin". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
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