Maimbung Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Maimbung is a 5th class coastal municipality of Sulu Province in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, Philippines.

Maimbung Sulu
Maimbung, Sulu

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
Government Officials
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)
Bualo Beach

Festivals in Maimbung

Mangosteen Festival

Map of Maimbung Municipality in Sulu Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Shihla T. Hayudini, Governor Abdusakur Tan

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