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Northern Mindanao

162.78 km2

Philip T. Tan (NUP)

Tangub Festival of Tangub

Map of Tangub

Tangub, officially City of Tangub and often referred to as Tangub City, is a fourth class city, and the southernmost, in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 63,011 people.


Tangub Festival of Tangub

The city was formerly called Regidor until 1930 when it was given its current name.

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Sinulogbased sinanduloy cultural troupe tangub city at sinulog 2013

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Tangub is politically subdivided into 55 barangays.


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 Tangub

  • Parañaque, Philippines
  • Ozamiz, Philippines
  • References

    Tangub Wikipedia

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