Mambajao, officially the Municipality of Mambajao, is a 3rd class municipality and capital of the province of Camiguin, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 38,735 people.
|Municipality of Mambajao|
Mambajao, viewed from Mt. Hibok-hibok
Lanzones Capital of the Philippines
Map of Camiguin with Mambajao highlighted
|Region||Northern Mindanao (Region X)|
|Founded||July 6, 1855|
|Barangays||15 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Yñigo Jesus D. Romualdo|
|• Vice Mayor||Roldan A. Chan|
|• Congressman||Xavier Jesus D. Romualdo|
|• Electorate||22,721 voters (2016)|
|• Total||89.00 km2 (34.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)88|
|Climate type||tropical rainforest climate|
|Income class||3rd municipal income class|
|Revenue (₱)||117.6 million (2016)|
|Native languages||Kinamigin language|
In 1855, Mambajao was proclaimed as a municipality.
In 1942, the Japanese forces landed in the capital town of Mambajao, Camiguin.
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|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of Mambajao was 38,735 people, with a density of 440 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,100 inhabitants per square mile.
The Camiguin Sports Complex (Also known as Cong. Pedro Palarca-Romualdo Tourism and Sports Complex) is a sports complex located in Mambajao, and hosts to the 2016 Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Meet, and Lanzones Festival events.
Maymay Entrata was born here.
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- Political subdivisions of Mambajao[permanent dead link] - Mambajao Official Website
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- "Northern Mindanao 2016 regional meet kicks off in Camiguin". The Manila Times. July 9, 2018.