Mauban, Quezon History, Geography, Economy

Mauban, Quezon History

Mauban Municipal Hall
Mauban Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Lawrence Ruiz from wiki commons)

Profile of Mauban Municipality (Geography)

Location:
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 –> Fernando Q. Llamas
Vice Mayor –> Leonchito A. Gapasangra
No. of Barangays –> 40

History

Mauban Municipality is one of the oldest settlements in Quezon Province. As a town (pueblo), it was established on July 15, 1583.

Economy

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

3 comments

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