Mabini, Compostela Valley
Mabini, officially the Municipality of Mabini (formerly Cuambog and Doña Alicia), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 41,102 people.
|Municipality of Mabini|
Map of Compostela Valley with Mabini highlighted
|Region||Davao Region (Region XI)|
|Named for||Apolinario Mabini|
|Barangays||11 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Reynaldo L. Dayanghirang (PDP-Laban)|
|• Vice Mayor||Hadji Amir B. Muñoz (PDP-Laban)|
|• Congressman||Ruwel Peter S. Gonzaga|
|• Electorate||26,366 voters (2019)|
|• Total||400.00 km2 (154.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)87|
|Climate type||tropical rainforest climate|
|Income class||2nd municipal income class|
|Revenue (₱)||132,547,374.36 (2016)|
The municipality is home to the Mabini Protected Landscape and Seascape.
In 1953, by virtue of Executive Order No. 596 of President Elpidio Quirino, the municipality was created from the eastern part of Tagum and the northern part of Pantukan. Barrio Cuambog became the seat of the municipal government. The municipality was named Doña Alicia after President Quirino's wife Alicia Syquia, who was killed by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War. In 1954, the municipality was renamed in honor of revolutionary leader Apolinario Mabini.
Mabini was originally part of Davao province. It became part of Davao del Norte when Davao province was split in 1967. In 1998, Mabini became part of Compostela Valley, a new province which was created from Davao del Norte.
Mabini is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.  In 1957, the sitios of Panibasan Proper and Andili became barrio Panibasan (Pindasan), the sitios of Cadunan Proper, Anislagan, Malabatuan and Lapinigan became barrio Cadunan, and the sitios of Tangnanan Proper, Mampising and Tagbalabao became barrio Tangnanan.
- Cuambog (poblacion)
- Tagnanan (Mampising)
- Del Pilar
- Golden Valley (Maraut)
- San Antonio
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of Mabini, Compostela Valley, was 41,102 people, with a density of 100 inhabitants per square kilometre or 260 inhabitants per square mile.
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