Maimbung is a 5th class coastal municipality of Sulu Province in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, Philippines.
Profile of Maimbung Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Jolo Island, West of Mindanao Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Indanan (north), Talipao (east), Parang (west)
Area –> 77.50 km2 (29.92 sq mi)
Population –> 37,914 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 67,368,988.00
Barangays –> 27
Terrain –> Coastal Plain with hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tausug, Sama, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Samier Tan
Mayor –> Shihla T. Hayudini
Vice Mayor –> Aiman T. Tan
History of Maimbung
The town of Maimbung used to be the capital of the Sultanate of Sulu. In 1918, it registered 7,339 residents.
Economy of Maimbung
Maimbung is an agricultural town where fish, rice, and corn are the major products. The town is home to a modern fish port and ice plant.
Tourist Spots in Maimbung
Daru Jambangan (Palace of Flowers)
Festivals in Maimbung
Map of Maimbung Municipality in Sulu Province