MUNICIPALITY OF INABANGA

Inabanga River of the town of Inabanga was once infested with crocodiles. Every year, since time beyond recall, a human life was lost through attack by a crocodile. The people being superstitious in nature believed that the yearly loss of life was a rental (abang) for the use of the river. Hence the name Inabangan River (Rented River). The Spaniards, however, met difficulty in pronouncing Inabangan, consequently called the place Inabanga. And so it has been to this day.

 
The people are engaged in trading, fishing, farming and nipa thatch-making. The women are weavers of saguran, mats, blankets, hats, mats, bags and basket.

 

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

 

Mayor : JUMAMOY, JOSEPHINE SOCORRO CHING
Vice Mayor : JUMAMOY, RODRIGO UY
SB Members : JUMAMOY, JOSE JONO CHING
  : ESCALA, AMALIA AÑANA
  : ALESNA, FRANCISCO LOFRANCO
  : SALAZAR, NOLASCO CEMPRON
  : MELECIO, NENA VITOR
  : LOFRANCO, ALEXANDER APARECE
  : VALLENTE, ANTONIETTA MELLIZA
  : TAÑO, NICOMEDES TORRENTIRA
 
ABC President :  
SK President :  

FACTS and FIGURES 

Location : Northwestern coast of Bohol
Congressional District : 2nd District
Number of Barangays : 50 Barangays
Income Classification : 3rd Class
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P68,144,172.00
Total Municipal Land Area : 131.66 sq. kms.
Timberland Area : 5,305 hectares (Mangrove area-767has.)
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) : None
Soil Cover : Bantog Clay, Inabanga Clay, Bolinao Clay, Annam Clay and Hydrosol
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Inabanga RB, Dait RB
Population : 40,174 (2000 Census)
: 43,331 (2007 Census)
: 33,286 (2012 projected)
Average Population Growth Rate : 0.86 NSO Source
Total Number of Households : 8,755 (2007 Census NSO)
Major Industries : Farming, Mat-weaving, Fishing, Mat-weaving, Nipa Thach-making
Literacy Rate : 92%
Higher Education Institutions : None
Number of Secondary Schools : 5
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 25 – 21
Language/Dialect : Boholano
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : Roman Catholic
Main source of potable water : Groundwater
Water Supply : L1 facilities – 489 water wells
: L2 systems in Brgy.Pob.
: L3 systems serving 22 barangays
Potable Water Demand : 73,230 cum/d (CY 1998)
: 9,258 cu/d (CY 2030)
Estimated Groundwater Recharge : None
Water Demand for Irrigation : None
Energization Status (as of CY 2010) : 50 Barangays Energized; 8,710 (98%)Total Number of House Connections; 8,900 Potential house connections
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 7,686 (91.63% CY 2010)
Drainage and Sewerage System : None
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 28
Number of Hospital : None
Number of Municipal Health Center : None
Number of Day Care Centers : 50
Carpable Areas : None
Total Road Length : 130.60 Kilometers
Total Number of Bridges : 8
Communication System : 1 Public Calling Office (PLDT), Globe Telephone, ISLACOM (HH connections)
Official Website : _

 

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