Tangub, officially the City of Tangub, (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Tangub, Filipino: Lungsod ng Tangub), or simply referred to as Tangub City, is a 4th class city in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 63,011 people.
|City of Tangub|
|Nickname(s): Christmas Symbols Capital of Southern Philippines|
Map of Misamis Occidental with Tangub highlighted
|Region||Northern Mindanao (Region X)|
|Cityhood||June 17, 1967|
|Barangays||55 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Panlungsod|
|• Mayor||Philip T. Tan|
|• Vice Mayor||Edemar S. Alota|
|• Electorate||35,042 voters (2016)|
|• Total||162.78 km2 (62.85 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)88|
|Climate type||Tropical climate|
|Income class||4th city income class|
|Revenue (₱)||406,825,376.70 (2016)|
|Native languages||Subanon language|
The city was formerly called Regidor until 1930 when it was given its current name.
Tangub is politically subdivided into 55 barangays.
- Aquino (Marcos)
- Santa Maria (Baga)
- Barangay I - City Hall (Poblacion)
- Barangay II - Marilou Annex (Poblacion)
- Barangay IV - St. Michael (Poblacion)
- Isidro D. Tan (Dimalooc)
- Lorenzo Tan
- Barangay VI - Lower Polao (Poblacion)
- Barangay V - Malubog (Poblacion)
- Barangay III- Market Kalubian (Pob.
- San Antonio
- San Apolinario
- San Vicente
- Santa Cruz
- Santo Niño
- Barangay VII - Upper Polao (Poblacion)
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of Tangub was 63,011 people, with a density of 390 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,000 inhabitants per square mile.
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 TangubEdit
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