Naujan, Oriental Mindoro

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Naujan
Municipality
Official seal of Naujan
Seal
Map of Oriental Mindoro with location of Naujan
Map of Oriental Mindoro with location of Naujan
Naujan is located in Philippines
Naujan
Naujan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°19′N 121°18′E / 13.317°N 121.300°E / 13.317; 121.300Coordinates: 13°19′N 121°18′E / 13.317°N 121.300°E / 13.317; 121.300
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Oriental Mindoro
Congr. district 1st district
Founded 1693
Incorporated 1905
Barangays 70
Government[1]
 • Mayor Atty. Mark Navarro Marcos
Area[2]
 • Total 503.10 km2 (194.25 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 94,497
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5204
Dialing code 43

Naujan is a first class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. It covers a land area of 50,310 hectares (124,300 acres), making it the largest municipality in the province and accounting for 12% of the province’s total land area. It assumed the status of a full-fledged municipality on January 4, 1905 under Act 1280. Its boundaries were permanently established in 1919.

Barangays[edit]

Naujan is politically subdivided into 70 barangays.[2]

  • Adrialuna
  • Antipolo
  • Apitong
  • Arangin
  • Aurora
  • Bacungan
  • Bagong Buhay
  • Bancuro
  • Barcenaga
  • Bayani
  • Buhangin
  • Concepcion
  • Dao
  • Del Pilar
  • Estrella
  • Evangelista
  • Gamao
  • General Esco
  • Herrera
  • Inarawan
  • Kalinisan
  • Laguna
  • Mabini
  • Andres Ylagan
  • Mahabang Parang
  • Malaya
  • Malinao
  • Malvar
  • Masagana
  • Masaguing
  • Melgar A
  • Melgar B
  • Metolza
  • Montelago
  • Montemayor
  • Motoderazo
  • Mulawin
  • Nag-Iba I
  • Nag-Iba II (Putol)
  • Pagkakaisa
  • Paniquian
  • Pinagsabangan I
  • Pinagsabangan II
  • Pinahan
  • Poblacion I Barangay I)
  • Poblacion II (Barangay II)
  • Poblacion III Barangay III)
  • Sampaguita
  • San Agustin I
  • San Agustin II
  • San Andres
  • San Antonio
  • San Carlos
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Luis
  • San Nicolas
  • San Pedro
  • Santa Isabel
  • Santa Maria
  • Santiago
  • Santo Nino
  • Tagumpay
  • Tigkan
  • Sta. Cruz
  • Balite
  • Banuton
  • Caburo
  • Magtibay
  • Papaitan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Naujan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 72,203 —    
1995 75,726 +0.90%
2000 83,892 +2.22%
2007 90,629 +1.07%
2010 94,497 +1.53%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • 300 Steps, Brgy. Melgar A
  • Benilda Resort, Brgy. Bancuro
  • Big Rock Falls, Bgry. Montelago
  • Buhay na Tubig Beach, Brgy. Makapili
  • Buloc-buloc Cove, Brgy. Montemayor
  • Curva Landmark, Brgy. Curva
  • Hererra White Beach, Brgy. Hererra
  • Karacha Falls
  • Montelago Hot Spring, Brgy. Montelago
  • Montelago Islets, Brgy. Montelago
  • Naujan Lake, East District
  • Naujan Town Plaza, Town Proper
  • San Nicholas de Tolentino Church, Poblacion 2
  • Simbahang Bato, Brgy. Bancuro
  • Sta Cruz Beach Resorts, Brgy. Santa Cruz
  • Paitan falls, Brgy. Paitan

Local government[edit]

2013–2016 Elected officials:[1]

  • Municipal Mayor: Atty. Mark N. Marcos
  • Vice-Mayor: Henry Joel C. Teves
  • Sangguniang Bayan Members:
    • Sheryl B. Morales, Councilor
    • Wilson A. Viray, Councilor
    • Mara Edamzel L. Dudas, Councilor
    • Candido J. Melgar Jr., Councilor
    • Edgar Ibrahim C. Llamar, Councilor
    • Jojo B. De Villa, Councilor
    • Leo D. De Villa, Councilor
    • Great M. Delos Reyes, Councilor
    • Deo Dela Paz, ABC President

Educational institutions[edit]

Public Grade Schools:

  • Adrialuna Elementary School - Brgy. Adrialuna, Mayona N. Janda, Head Teacher III
  • Antipolo Elementary School - Brgy. Antipolo, Marifel Lomio, Principal
  • Aurora Central School - Brgy. Aurora, Putensiano Mundin, Principal I
  • Bacungan Elementary School - Brgy. Bacungan, Ruby Editha C. Peji, Principal I
  • Bagong Buhay Elementary School - Brgy. Bagong Buhay, Alfonso G. Encisa, Head Teacher II
  • Bagong Pag-Asa Primary School - Brgy. Arangin, Francisca P. Arvino, Teacher in Charge
  • Balite Mangyan School - Brgy. Balite, Maria B. Banlugan, Teacher in Charge
  • Bancuro Elementary School - Brgy. Bancuro, Eufracia C. Fabella, Teacher in Charge
  • Barcenaga Central School - Brgy. Barcenaga, Daisy C. de Guzman, Principal II
  • Bayani Elementary School - Brgy. Bayani, Braulio T. Marquinez, Head Teacher III
  • Bucayao Grande Mangyan School - Brgy. Banuton, Victoria B. Miranda, Teacher in Charge
  • Buhangin Elementary School - Brgy. Buhangin, Teresita G. Quitain, Teacher in Charge
  • Caburo Mangyan School - Brgy. Caburo, Janet O. Atibag, Teacher in Charge
  • Concepcion Elementary School - Brgy. Concepcion, Elizabeth G. Silang,Teacher in Charge
  • Dao Primary School - Brgy. Dao, Cesar F. Ramos, Head Teacher II
  • Del Pilar Elementary School - Brgy. Del Pilar, Mizel A. Labog, Teacher in Charge
  • Evangelista Elementary School - Brgy. Evangelista, Jerry F. Huerto, Principal I
  • Francisco Melgar Memorial School - Brgy. Melgar A
  • F. Tria Memorial Elementary School (Montemayor Elementary School) - Brgy. Montemayor, Nicholson B. Udtuhan, Principal I
  • Gamao Elementary School - Brgy. Gamao, Marcelina C. Cantos, Principal I
  • Inarawan Elementary School - Brgy. Inarawan, Lalina A. Rigor, Teacher in Charge
  • Jose L. Basa Memorial School - Brgy. Poblacion I
  • J. Ylagan Memorial School - Brgy. Sta.Cruz, Danilo A. Boseta, Principal I
  • Juan Luna Sr. Elementary School - Brgy. Pinagsabangan 2, Remo M. Gozar, Principal I
  • Kalinisan Primary School - Brgy. Kalinisan, Aniceto P. Fabella, Principal I
  • Karumangit Elementary School - Brgy.General Esco, Angeles D. Ocampo, Teacher in Charge
  • Laguna Elementary School - Brgy. Laguna, Cesar F. Ramos, Head Teacher III
  • Leon G. Garong Memorial School (Estrella Elementary School) - Brgy.Estrella, Lynn H. Gozar, Principal I
  • Mabini Elementary School - Brgy. Malvar, Cristeta D. Delizo, Teacher in Charge
  • Mabini Primary School (M.G. Valencia Memorial School) - Brgy. Mabini, Harold M. Hernandez, Teacher in Charge
  • Macangas Elementary School - Brgy. Bayani, Braulio T. Marquinez, Head Teacher III
  • Macapili Primary School - Brgy. Melgar B, Gigi F. Faigmani, Teacher in Charge
  • Mahabang Parang Elementary School - Brgy. Mahabang Parang, Emely M. de Silva, Teacher in Charge
  • Malaya Elementary School - Brgy. Malaya, Lolita S. de Villa, Teacher in Charge
  • Malinao Elementary School - Brgy. Malinao, Leticia M. Menor, Principal I
  • Malvar Primary School - Brgy. Arangin, Elisa M. Jebulan, Teacher in Charge
  • Masagana Elementary School - Brgy. Masagana, Leonicia B. Dimaano, Teacher in Charge
  • Masaging Elementary School - Brgy. Masaging, Concepcion F. Sedogin, Teacher in Charge
  • Metolza Annex Primary School - Brgy. Metolza, Virginina P. Calangi, Teacher in Charge
  • Metolza Elementary School - Brgy. Paitan, Cleofe Z. Padrones, Head Teacher II
  • Montelago Elementary School - Brgy. Montelago, Edgar G. Genteroy, Teacher in Charge
  • Motoderazo Elementary School - Brgy. Motoderazo, Necitas M. Cabral, Teacher in Charge
  • Mulawin Elementary School - Brgy. Mulawin, Angel M. Beron, Principal I
  • M.Garcia Memorial School - Brgy. San Jose I, Aniceto Fabella, Principal I
  • M.P. Leuterio Memorial School - Brgy. Andres Ylagan, Lolinie C. Balita, Principal I
  • Nag-Iba Elementary School - Brgy. Nag-Iba I, Aniceta S. Labaguis, Principal
  • Nag-Iba Elementary School - Brgy. Nag-Iba II, Romar T. Magsino, Teacher in Charge
  • Panikian Elementary School - Brgy. Panikian, Benita L. Catilo, Teacher in Charge
  • P. Garis Memorial School (Sta. Maria Elementary School) - Brgy. Sta Maria, Rosemarie O. Reaño, Teacher in Charge
  • Piñahan Elementary School - Brgy. Piñahan, Imelda M. Veluz, Teacher in Charge
  • San Andres Elementary School - Brgy. San Andres, Menita P. Matibag, Teacher in Charge
  • San Antonio Primary School - Brgy. San Antonio, Leticia C. Marasigan, Teacher in Charge
  • Santiago Elementary School - Brgy. Santiago
  • San Isidro Elementary School - Brgy. San Isidro, Rodel S. Magnaye, Teacher in Charge
  • Sampaguita Elementary School - Brgy. Sampaguita, Maria H. Maranan, Principal I
  • San Carlos Elementary School - Brgy. San Carlos, Gedidia M. Malicat, Teacher in Charge
  • San Luis Elementary School - Brgy. San Luis, Leo R. Ebrada, Teacher in Charge
  • San Nicolas Elementary School - Brgy. San Nicolas, Veronica C. Cueto, Teacher in Charge
  • San Pedro Elementary School - Brgy. San Pedro, Mila H. Capunita, Teacher in Charge
  • Sta. Isabel Elementary School - Brgy. Sta Isabel, Precila P. Perez, Teacher in Charge
  • S. Gomez Memorial Elementary School (Apitong Elementary School) - Brgy. Apitong, Luisito P. Magsino, Principal I
  • S. Garong Memorial School - Brgy. San Agustin, Alberto M. Plata, Principal I
  • Sto. Niño Elementary School - Brgy. Sto Niño, Lanie C. Gerner, Teacher in Charge
  • Tagumpay Elementary School - Brgy. Tagumpay, Teresita M. Balmes, Teacher in Charge
  • Tigbao Elementary School - Brgy. Montelago, Onchito A. de Guzman, Teacher in Charge
  • Tigkan Elementary School - Brgy. Tigkan, Josefa D. Marasigan, Teacher in Charge
  • Tipas Mangyan School - Brgy. Magtibay, Jesseron B. Llamar, Teacher in Charge
  • Tito B. Herrera Memorial Elementary School - Brgy. Herrera, Linalen L. Mabini, Teacher in Charge
  • V. Delgado Memorial School - Brgy. Pagkakaisa, Judith F. Gina, Teacher II

Private Grade Schools:

  • San Nicolas de Tolentino School - Brgy. Poblacion I
  • Antipolo Private School - Brgy. Antipolo, Genoveva S. Moreno, Teacher in Charge
  • Melgar Adventist Elementary School - Brgy. Melgar A, Malu Jean A. Mayores, School Board Chairman
  • Naujan Christian Baptist Academy (Pre-school) - Brgy. Pinagsabangan II

Private High Schools:

  • Agustin Gutierrez Memorial Academy (AGMA) - Brgy. Poblacion 1
  • Naujan Academy (NA) - Brgy. Poblacion 1

Public High Schools:

  • Apitong National High School - Brgy. Apitong
  • Aurora National High School - Brgy. Aurora
  • Doroteo Mendoza National High School (San Agustin NHS – Pagkakaisa Annex) - Brgy. Pagkakaisa
  • Evangelista National High School - Brgy. Evangelista
  • Melgar National High School - Brgy. Melgar A
  • Naujan Municipal High School (MunHi) - Brgy. Andres Ylaga
  • Porfirio Comia Memorial National High School (Barcenaga NHS) - Brgy. Barcenaga
  • San Agustin National High school (SANHS) - Brgy. San Agustin

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 30 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 30 October 2012. 

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