Pinamungahan, Cebu


Pinamungahan, Cebu

Pinamungahan (also spelled Pinamungajan) is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines under the management of Mayor Gae Yapha, the daughter of former congressman Dr. Antonio P. Yapha,and the second degree cousin of Edsel Pono, an author and inspirational speaker. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 54,859 people.

The municipality was established in the 1815 under the Spanish regime in the country. The municipality got its name from the diligent and hardworking people, working hand in hand especially during the agricultural harvest season. 'Pinamungahan", which originated from the Visayan word 'Pinamuhuan', meaning a worker share for his effort during a farm harvest. Over time the Pinamuhuan eventually changed to the current name of the municipality. However Pinamungalanons hard working a Bayanihan attitude in all aspect remains in the entire populace.

Barangays

Pinamungajan is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.


* Anislag
* Anopog
* Binabag
* Buhingtubig
* Busay
* Butong
* Cabiangon
* Camugao
* Duangan
* Guimbawian
* Lamac
* Lut-od
* Mangoto

* Opao
* Pandacan
* Poblacion
* Punod
* Rizal
* Sacsac
* Sambagon
* Sibago
* Tajao: known for its beach resorts, the biggest of which is Tajao Seaside Haven Resort along the highway. TAUHAI GARDEN BEACH RESORT located in sitio Bulubugan.
* Tangub
* Tanibag
* Tupas
* Tutay

External links

* [http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/default.asp Philippine Standard Geographic Code]
* [http://www.t-macs.com/kiso/local/ 2000 Philippine Census Information]


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