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

Naujan is a 1st class municipality. Regarding urbanization Naujan is classified as partly urban. Naujan occupies an area of 503.10 km². By the end of 2007 Naujan was the home of 90,629 residents. Thus by average 180.14 people are living on one km²..

 
 
 
 

Brief History

Naujan was established in 1639 under a Royal Decree issued by King Philip II of Spain. In 1898, the town was transferred to Lumangbayan along the sea coast. Naujan was recognized as a municipality on January 4, 1905. The town’s name was said to have been derived from the word na-uhao (“got thirsty”).

 

Local Officials

Mayor: Maria Angeles Caranzo Casubuan
Vice Mayor: Dein Zarra Arago
Councilors:
Vilma Dumlao Vargas
Jun Sarabia Bugarin
Sheryl Bacay Morales
Marion Francis Dela Fuente Marcos
Clemente Bautista Carandang
Leo De Guzman De Villa
Great Mangubat Delos Reyes

 

Naujan is politically subdivided into 70 barangays.
  • Adrialuna
  • Antipolo
  • Apitong
  • Arangin
  • Aurora
  • Bacungan
  • Bagong Buhay
  • Bancuro
  • Barcenaga
  • Bayani
  • Buhangin
  • Balite
  • Banuton
  • Caburo
  • Concepcion
  • Dao
  • Del Pilar
  • Estrella
  • Evangelista
  • Gamao
  • General Esco
  • Herrera
  • Inarawan
  • Kalinisan
  • Laguna
  • Mabini
  • Andres Ilagan
  • Mahabang Parang
  • Malaya
  • Malinao
  • Malvar
  • Masagana
  • Masaguing
  • Magtibay
  • Melgar A
  • Melgar B
  • Metolza
  • Montelago
  • Montemayor
  • Motoderazo
  • Mulawin
  • Nag-Iba I
  • Nag-Iba II
  • Pagkakaisa
  • Paniquian
  • Pinagsabangan I
  • Pinagsabangan II
  • Pinahan
  • Poblacion I (Barangay I)
  • Poblacion II (Barangay II)
  • Poblacion III (Barangay III)
  • Sampaguita
  • San Agustin I
  • San Agustin II
  • San Andres
  • San Antonio
  • San Carlos
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Luis
  • San Nicolas
  • San Pedro
  • Santa Isabel
  • Santa Maria
  • Santiago
  • Santo Nino
  • Tagumpay
  • Tigkan
  • Melgar B
  • Santa Cruz
  • Paitan
  • Puwitan

Source:
http://www.biyahero.net/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=34&sobi2Id=1904&Itemid=56
http://www.philippine-islands.ph/en/naujan-oriental_mindoro-philippines.html
http://tl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naujan,_Oriental_Mindoro
http://zamboanga.com/z/index.php?title=Naujan,_Mindoro_Oriental,_Philippines#Elected_Government_Officials_of_Naujan.2C_Mindoro_Oriental.2C_Philippines