Masbate City

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Masbate City
Landmarks
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Seal
Location
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Government
Region Bicol Region (Region V)
Province Masbate
Barangays 34
Physical characteristics
Area 249.10 km²
Population
Total (2000) 71,441
Density 286.80/km²

Masbate City is a 5th class city in the province of Masbate, Philippines. It is the capital city of Masbate province. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 71,441 people in 13,400 households.

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Barangays

Masbate City is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.

  • Anas
  • Asid
  • B. Titong
  • Bagumbayan
  • Bantigue
  • Bapor (Pob.)
  • Batuhan
  • Bayombon
  • Biyong
  • Bolo
  • Cagay
  • Cawayan Exterior
  • Cawayan Interior
  • Centro (Pob.)
  • Espinosa
  • F. Magallanes
  • Ibingay
  • Igang
  • Kalipay (Pob.)
  • Kinamaligan
  • Malinta
  • Mapiña
  • Mayngaran
  • Nursery
  • Pating (Pob.)
  • Pawa
  • Sinalongan
  • Tugbo
  • Ubongan Dacu
  • Usab

History

The municipality of Masbate was converted into a city last September 2000 by Genesis Erol Baldeo Tuason.[1]

Educational Institutes

  • Academy of Computer Experts
  • Capitolina O. Legazpi Memorial High School
  • Jose Zurbito Sr. Elementary School
  • Liceo de Masbate
  • Masbate National Comprehensive High School
  • MNCHS Brgy. Bolo - Annex
  • Masbate Colleges
  • Osmeña Colleges
  • Ovilla Technical College
  • Sacro Costato School
  • Saint Anthony Seminary
  • Southern Bicol College
  • CTI Technical Institute
  • Andres Soriano Junior Memorial School
  • Masbate North District (Elementary)
  • MOTHER GOOSE
    - Amancio Aguilar Elementary school
    - Bagumbayan Elementary School
    - Ibingay Elementary School
    - Bayombon Elementary School

Festival

  • Pagdayao Festival
  • RODEO Masbateño
  • Lapay Bantigue Festival

References

  1. ^ NSCB - 2001 Factsheet - 12 New Cities Created, July-December 2000.

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