Mauban, Quezon History
Profile of Mauban Municipality (Geography)
Mauban is situated 185 kilometers southeast of Manila and 53 kilometers northeast of Lucena City. It is bounded on the north by the town of Real, on the east by Lamon Bay, on the south by Atimonan, and on the west by the province of Laguna, the town of Sampaloc, and Tayabas City. (See map below.)
Area –> 415.98 km2 (160.61 sq mi)
Population –> 63,819 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with narrow coastal plains
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Electricity
People/Language –> Tagalog
Mayor –> Marita Llamas
Predecessor –> Fernando Q. Llamas
Vice Mayor –> Marvel Trinidad
Predecessor –> Leonchito A. Gapasangra
No. of Barangays –> 40
Mauban Municipality is one of the oldest settlements in Quezon Province. As a town (pueblo), it was established on July 15, 1583.
Mauban is a first class municipality in terms of income. It is home to a large coal-fired power plant operated by San Buenaventura Power, Ltd. Co. (SBPL) which is a partnership between Meralco PowerGen Corp. (MGen) and New Growth BV, a subsidiary of the Electricity Generating Public Co., Ltd. or EGCO Group of Thailand. Tourism is also a major source of income. Still, majority of the people are farmers and fishermen. Rice, corn, fish, rootcrops, fruits and vegetables are the major agricultural products.
Go here to see the tourist spots of Mauban Municipality.
RELATED: Profile of Quezon Province
See also: List of Philippine Provinces and Capital by Region
Map of Mauban, Municipality