Malaybalay City History, Tourist Spots, Festival

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
Government Officials
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

Mount Dulang-Dulang
Mount Kitanglad
Mount Capistrano
Kaamulan Park
Provincial Capitol
San Isidro Cathedral
Abbey the Transfiguration Church
Bukidnon Folk Arts Theatre
Shepherd’s Meadow Park
Rizal Park
Freedom Park

Festival in Malaybalay

Kaamulan Festival

Map of Malaybalay City in Bukidnon

See also: List of Philippine Cities by Region and Province
See also: Biography of Governor Jose Maria Zubiri Jr.

Malaybalay City Hall
Malaybalay City Hall

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