Malaybalay is a 1st class inland city and the capital of Bukidnon Province in Northern Mindanao Region, Philippines.
Profile of Malaybalay City (Geography)
Location –> Northern Mindanao in Southern Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Impasug-ong (north), San Luis and La Paz in Agusan del Sur Province and Cabanglasan (east), Valencia City and Lantapan (south), Sumilao (northwest)
Area –> 969.19 km2 (374.21 sq mi)
Population –> 174,625 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 46
Revenue (2016) –> 1,074,413,657.04
Terrain –> Plateau with hills and mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Bisaya (Cebuano),Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Congressman –> Jonathan keith Flores
Mayor –> Florencio Flores Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Jay Warren R. Pabillaran
History of Malaybalay
Malaybalay was organized as a municipality on October 19, 1907. By virtue of Republic Act no. 8490, it was converted into a city on February 11, 1998.
Economy, Business and Investment in Malaybalay
Malaybalay is the commercial and financial center of Bukidnon. Although agriculture is still important, trading and service industries are now fast becoming the main source of livelihood of the residents.
In 2020, a bamboo processing facility was inaugurated. It is operated by Bukidnon Giant Bamboo Resources Corporation heaed by its president Rod Bioco.
Tourist Spots in Malaybalay
San Isidro Cathedral
Abbey the Transfiguration Church
Bukidnon Folk Arts Theatre
Shepherd’s Meadow Park
Festival in Malaybalay
Map of Malaybalay City in Bukidnon