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Victoria, Oriental Mindoro

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Country  Philippines
Founded  October 15, 1955
Time zone  PHT (UTC+8)
Population  48,308 (2010)
Dialling code  43
Region  MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Barangays  32
Area  146.2 km²
Province  Oriental Mindoro
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District  1st district of Oriental Mindoro
Mayor  Alfredo G. Ortega Jr. (LP)

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Victoria is a second class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 48,308 people.

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The Municipality of Victoria is known as "Fruit Basket of Oriental Mindoro" and celebrates its annual Kapakyanan Festival every October 15 as graces and thanks giving for the bountiful blessings that every Victoreños received from God.

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History

Victoria was once part of the municipality of Naujan until its creation on October 15, 1953 and was originally known as Barbocolon or “a big river”.

The municipality was named after Victoria Quirino, daughter of President Elpidio Quirino.

Barangays

Victoria is politically subdivided into 32 barangays. Five (5) barangays are classified as urban (Alcate, Leido, Macatoc, Poblacion I, Poblacion III) and other 27 barangays are rural.

Top 10 Most Populous Barangay

Tourist attractions

  • Villa Villapando Resort
  • Tongloy Mountain Lake
  • Fruit Orchards
  • Philippine Tree Farm, Inc.
  • Polester and Butterfly Farms
  • Gipit Picnic Grove
  • Villa Bautista Resort
  • Triple L Resort
  • Kuatro Marias Agrifarm
  • Schools

    Colleges:

  • Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT)
  • ACMCL College
  • Mina de Oro Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
  • ARABEL Technical School
  • High Schools:

  • Aurelio Arago Memorial National High School (AAMNHS)
  • Macatoc National High School (MNHS)
  • Good Shepherd Academy (GSA)
  • Oriental Mindoro Academy (OMA)
  • Alcate National High School
  • Lakeside Institute
  • Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Academy (OLMHRA)
  • ACMCL College
  • Elementary Schools:

  • Bethel Elementary School
  • San Antonio Elementary School (SAES)
  • Victoria Central School
  • Simon Gayutin Memorial Elementary School (SGMES)
  • Ali-aly Roldan Memorial Elementary School
  • Macatoc Elementary School
  • Pakyas Elementary School
  • Good Shepherd Academy (GSA)
  • Loyal Elementary School (LES)
  • ACMCL College
  • Jesus Is Lord Christian School (JILCS)
  • Notable People

  • Rachel Anne M. Bustamante, a.k.a. Shey Bustamante - Miss Oriental Mindoro 2009, First runner up in Mossimo Bikini Contest (2009), Binibining Pilipinas 2010 Contestant and a Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010 Housemate. Shey is one of the Artist and Talent of Star Magic of ABS-CBN. Appeared in ABS-CBN Primetime Dramas and Shows, ASAP, MMK, Sabel, Angelito: Batang Ama, Nasaan Ka Elisa?, Mundo Man ay Magunaw and Princess and I.
  • References

    Victoria, Oriental Mindoro Wikipedia


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