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

Pinamalayan is a 1st class municipality. Regarding urbanization Pinamalayan is classified as partly urban. Pinamalayan occupies an area of 282.26 km². By the end of 2007 Pinamalayan was the home of 77,119 residents. Thus by average 273.22 people are living on one km².

 

This charming, old town is located in a coconut growing area, close to the shore at the mouth of the Pinamalayan River.

 

Brief History

The town’s name have been derived from the word ipinamalay meaning “to make aware” or “to show the way.” Other sources attribute the name simply to the fact that the vast area was once planted to rice, hence the name pinagpalayan or pinamalayan.

 

Local Officials

Mayor: Wilfredo Lualhati Hernandez Sr
Vice Mayor: Roberto Ausan Morente
Councilors:
Mirasol Gonzales Jamilla
Rodolfo Mantaring Magsino
Dunhill Marcelo V Moratilla Delmo
Arnel Gozar Abrenica
Severino Jasa Narito
Jeoffrey Paul Agamata Umbao
Edwin De Guia Hernandez
Epifanio Peralta Real

 

Pinamalayan is politically subdivided into 37 barangays.
  • Anoling
  • Bacungan
  • Bangbang
  • Banilad
  • Buli
  • Cacawan
  • Calingag
  • Del Razon
  • Inclanay
  • Lumangbayan
  • Malaya
  • Maliangcog
  • Maningcol
  • Marayos
  • Marfrancisco
  • Nabuslot
  • Pagalagala
  • Palayan
  • Pambisan Malaki
  • Pambisan Munti
  • Panggulayan
  • Papandayan
  • Pili
  • Zone II (Pob.)
  • Zone III (Pob.)
  • Zone IV (Pob.)
  • Quinabigan
  • Ranzo
  • Rosario
  • Sabang
  • Santa Isabel
  • Santa Maria
  • Santa Rita
  • Wawa
  • Zone I (Pob.)
  • Santo Niño
  • Guinhawa

Source:
http://www.biyahero.net/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=34&sobi2Id=1905&Itemid=56
http://zamboanga.com/z/index.php?title=Pinamalayan,_Mindoro_Oriental,_Philippines#Elected_Government_Officials_of_Pinamalayan.2C_Mindoro_Oriental.2C_Philippines
http://www.philippine-islands.ph/en/pinamalayan-oriental_mindoro-philippines.html
http://tl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinamalayan,_Oriental_Mindoro