Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro

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Municipality of Mamburao
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Province Occidental Mindoro
Mayor Joel C. Panaligan
Barangays 15
Physical characteristics
Area 339.50 km²
Total (2000) 30,378
Density 89.5/km²

Mamburao is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Occidental Mindoro. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 30,378 people in 6,259 households.



Mamburao is located in the northern part of Occidental Mindoro. It is bounded to the northwest by the town of Paluan; to the northeast by the town of Abra de Ilog; to the east by the town of Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro province; to the southeast by the town of Santa Cruz, and to the southwest by the Mindoro Strait.

Mamburao can be reached from Metro Manila by taking a bus to Batangas City pier, taking a roll-on-roll-off (RORO) to Abra de Ilog pier that would take about two hours travel, then riding a van/jeepney/bus going to Mamburao that would take about thirty minutes travel.

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Mamburao is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Balansay
  • Sta.Fatima (Tii)
  • Payompon (Poblacion 9)
  • San Luis (Ligang)
  • Talabaan
  • Tangkalan
  • Tayamaan
  • Poblacion 1
  • Poblacion 2
  • Poblacion 3
  • Poblacion 4
  • Poblacion 5
  • Poblacion 6
  • Poblacion 7
  • Poblacion 8

Government officials

From June 30, 2004 to June 30,2007:

  • Mayor: Hon. Joel "Big J" C. Panaligan
  • Vice Mayor: Hon. Leonilo Villanueva
  • Sangguniang Bayan:
    • Angelina Tria
    • Damaso Abeleda
    • Jacinto Olfato
    • Donald Tadeja
    • Alberto Alastre
    • Elorde Masangkay
    • Segundo Maguad
    • Linda Tajonera

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