Gloria, Oriental Mindoro (History, Local Gov’t Officials, Barangays)

Gloria is a 3rd class municipality. Regarding urbanization Gloria is classified as partly urban. Gloria occupies an area of 245.52 km². By the end of 2007 Gloria was the home of 40,561 residents. Thus by average 165.20 people are living on one km².

 

Due to its abundant bamboo, cottage industries here include bamboo craft (dinner plates, trays, bowls, utensils, steamer baskets, cutting boards, etc.).

 

Brief History 

Gloria was formerly part of Pinamalayan. On October 2, 1964, Barrio Maligaya and 25 other barrios were united to create a separate municipality. The town was named after Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, only daughter of Pres. Diosdado Macapagal, former senator, vice-president and president of the country. The town was part of Pres. Macapagal’s Land for the Landless Program.

 

Local Officials 

Mayor: Loreto Saldua Perez
Vice Mayor: Romeo Donato Alvarez
Councilors:
Norma Ruben Paz
George Voltaire Panit Alvarez
Teotimo Fronda Fampulme Jr.
Balbino Historillo Mallo
Ramon Vitto Jarabe III
Nicandro Fano Fabon Jr.
Mario Ubaldo Perez
Nick Orlando Mendoza Jamilla

 

Gloria is politically subdivided into 27 barangays.
  • Agsalin
  • Agos
  • Alma Villa
  • Andres Bonifacio
  • Balete
  • Banus
  • Banutan
  • Buong Lupa
  • Bulaklakan
  • Gaudencio Antonino
  • Guimbonan
  • Kawit
  • Lucio Laurel
  • Macario Adriatico
  • Malamig
  • Malayong
  • Maligaya (Pob.)
  • Malubay
  • Manguyang
  • Maragooc
  • Mirayan
  • Narra
  • Papandungin
  • San Antonio
  • Sta. Maria
  • Santa Theresa
  • Tambong

Source:
http://www.philippine-islands.ph/en/gloria-oriental_mindoro-philippines.html
http://zamboanga.com/z/index.php?title=Gloria,_Mindoro_Oriental,_Philippines
http://www.biyahero.net/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=34&sobi2Id=1902&Itemid=56
http://tl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria,_Oriental_Mindoro