|Municipality of Bongabong|
Map of Oriental Mindoro with Bongabong highlighted
|Region||Mimaropa (Region IV-B)|
|Barangays||36 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Elgin Malaluan|
|• Electorate||36,800 voters (2016)|
|• Total||498.20 km2 (192.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)43|
|Climate type||Tropical climate|
|Income class||1st municipal income class|
|Revenue (₱)||190.5 million (2016)|
Bongabong, officially the Municipality of Bongabong, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 72,073 people.
Bongabong is 104 kilometres (65 mi) from Calapan, the provincial capital. The town is home to Kuta Bongabong (Fuerza de Bongabong), one of the oldest Spanish colonial fortifications in the Philippines. The fort is in dire need of proper conservation. The only agency with the proper capabilities to restore the fort is the National Museum of the Philippines.
Bongabong is politically subdivided into 36 barangays.
|Mina de Oro||1,807|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
Elected officials 2013-2016:
- Mayor: Elegio Malaluan
- Vice Mayor: Richard Candelario
- Jayson Barcelona
- Victoria Padullo
- Ni��o Liwanag
- Alfonso Montalbo
- Arnold Vargas
- Dolores de Gala
- Esperanza Umali
- Evelyn Alea
The annual activities in Bongabong are as follows:
- Feast of St. Joseph and Sulyog Festival, March 19
- Bongabong Foundation Day, December 7
- Eastern Mindoro College
- Innovative College Of Science in Information Technology (ICST) - Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro
- Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology
- Formon National High School
- St. Joseph Academy
- Labasan National High School
- Vicente B. Ylagan National High School
- Masaguisi National High School
- Dayhagan National High School
- Carmundo National High School
- Kaligtasan National High School
- Morente National High School
- Cawayan National High School
- Moises Abante Memorial Elementary School
- Formon Elementary School
- Orconuma Elementary School
- Magdalena Umali Suyon Mem. Elem. School
- Sebastian Umali Mem. Elem. School
- Iglicerio Lopez Mem. Elem. School
- Kaligtasan Elementary School
- Cupang Elementary School
- Anilao Elementary School
- Masaguisi Elementary School
- Mina De Oro Elementary School
- Dayhagan Elementary School
- Labonan Elementary School
- Camantigue Elementary School
- Bagong Bayan Central School
- Cawayan Elementary School
- Luna Elementary School
- San Jose Elementary School
- Carmundo Elementary School
- Batangan Elementary School
- Morente Elementary School
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- "Province: Oriental Mindoro". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
- Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
- "Province of Oriental Mindoro". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.