Tangub

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Tangub
Component city
City of Tangub
Tangubcity.jpg
Official seal of Tangub
Seal
Nickname(s): "The Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines"
Map of Misamis Occidental with Tangub highlighted
Map of Misamis Occidental with Tangub highlighted
Tangub is located in Philippines
Tangub
Tangub
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°04′N 123°45′E / 8.067°N 123.750°E / 8.067; 123.750Coordinates: 08°04′N 123°45′E / 8.067°N 123.750°E / 8.067; 123.750
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Misamis Occidental
District 2nd District of Misamis Occidental
Cityhood June 17, 1967
Barangays 55
Government[1]
 • Mayor Philip T. Tan (LP)
 • Vice Mayor Edemar S. Alota (LP)
Area[2]
 • Total 162.78 km2 (62.85 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 63,011
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7214
IDD:area code +63 (0)88
Income class 4th city income class
PSGC 104215000
Electorate 35,042 voters as of 2016
Website tangubcity.gov.ph

Tangub, officially City of Tangub and often referred to as Tangub City, is a fourth class city in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 63,011 people.[3]

The city was formerly called Regidor until 1930 when it was given its current name.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Tangub is politically subdivided into 55 barangays.[2]

  • Silanga
  • Aquino (Marcos)
  • Santa Maria (Baga)
  • Balatacan
  • Baluk
  • Banglay
  • Mantic
  • Mingcanaway
  • Bintana
  • Bocator
  • Bongabong
  • Caniangan
  • Capalaran
  • Catagan
  • Barangay I - City Hall (Pob.)
  • Barangay II - Marilou Annex (Pob.)
  • Barangay IV - St. Michael (Pob.)
  • Isidro D. Tan (Dimalooc)
  • Garang
  • Guinabot
  • Guinalaban
  • Hoyohoy
  • Kauswagan
  • Kimat
  • Labuyo
  • Lorenzo Tan
  • Barangay VI - Lower Polao (Pob.)
  • Lumban
  • Maloro
  • Barangay V - Malubog (Pob.)
  • Manga
  • Maquilao
  • Barangay III- Market Kalubian (Pob.
  • Matugnao
  • Minsubong
  • Owayan
  • Paiton
  • Panalsalan
  • Pangabuan
  • Prenza
  • Salimpuno
  • San Antonio
  • San Apolinario
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santo Niño
  • Sicot
  • Silanga
  • Silangit
  • Simasay
  • Sumirap
  • Taguite
  • Tituron
  • Tugas
  • Barangay VII - Upper Polao (Pob.)
  • Villaba

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tangub
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 42,926 —    
1995 46,004 +1.31%
2000 49,695 +1.67%
2007 56,644 +1.82%
2010 59,892 +2.05%
2015 63,011 +0.97%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6]

Festivals[edit]

Tangub, through its Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe, is a regular participant of the Sinulog Festival, a festival held in Cebu City. This festival is the pageantry of sights, sounds and colors as it honors and pays homage to the patron saint of Cebu, Sr. Sto. Niño, the child Jesus. The highlights of the festival is from January 9–18, yearly. Tangub City has won a record of twelve grand champion streak in the Sinulog-Based Category of the festival.

Tangub is the Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines.

Tangub City has its own festival - Dalit Festival. It is in honor of the city's patron saint, Saint Michael the Archangel. It is celebrated every 29 September-the feast day of St. Michael. It is participated by the city's baranggays through clusters represented by local schools.

Tangub City Officials 2016-2019

  • Mayor: Philip T. Tan
  • Vice Mayor: Edemar S. Alota
  • Congressman (2nd District): Henry S. Oaminal
  • City Councilors:
    • Wilma R. Canama
    • Eva R. Ordeniza
    • Beatriz Florida
    • Elnora G. Alngohuro
    • Emigdio E. Florida
    • Mariano P. Trompeta Jr.
    • Cecilio C. Sultan
    • Raul O. Patulada
    • Alberto Peñas
    • Valentin Ombina

Sister cities of Tangub[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ History and Heritage, City Government of Tangub, retrieved 2012
  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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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