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

Victoria is a 2nd class municipality. Regarding urbanization Victoria is classified as partly urban. Victoria occupies an area of 146.23 km². By the end of 2007 Victoria was the home of 44,932 residents. Thus by average 307.27 people are living on one km².

 

The province’s fruit basket, Victoria is noted for its citrus, durian, marang, lanzones and rambutan orchards.

 
 
 

Brief History 

Victoria was formerly a small barrio of Naujan called Borbocolon (from a native word meaning “continuously gushing water”). It became a separate municipality by virtue of Exec. Order No. 620 signed by Pres. Elpidio Quirino. The town was named after Quirino’s daughter.

 

Local Officials

Mayor: Alfredo Gasic Ortega Jr.
Vice Mayor: Luis Sabalan Castillet Sr.
Councilors:
Dolor Fortu Gasic
Rowell Palaganas Ganad
Carlos Arellano Moreno
Tanie Dalimot Malitao Jr.
Mercedita Abacan Dimaano-Dumas
Junie Rose Sanque Gahol
Imelda Nabor Callo
Arnaldo Asilo Barber Jr.

 

Victoria is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.
  • Alcate
  • Antonino
  • Babangonan
  • Bagong Silang
  • Bagong Buhay
  • Bambanin
  • Bethel
  • Canaan
  • Concepcion
  • Duongan
  • Jose Leido Jr.
  • Loyal
  • Mabini
  • Macatoc
  • Malibog
  • Merit
  • Ordovilla
  • Pakyas
  • Poblacion I
  • Poblacion II
  • Poblacion III
  • Poblacion IV
  • Sampaguita
  • San Antonio
  • San Cristobal
  • San Gabriel
  • San Gelacio
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan
  • San Narciso
  • Urdaneta
  • Villa Cerveza

Source:

http://biyahero.net/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=34&sobi2Id=1910&Itemid=56

http://zamboanga.com/z/index.php?title=Victoria,_Mindoro_Oriental,_Philippines

http://www.philippine-islands.ph/en/victoria-oriental_mindoro-philippines.html

http://tl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria,_Oriental_Mindoro

Speak Your Mind

*