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About Our Umingan

Useful information about our humble abode.

Political Subdivision

The municipality is subdivided to the urban and rural district political areas. The Urban subdivision comprises the seven barangays of districts in the poblacion ( Poblacion East, Poblacion West) and the five barangays adjacent to the town proper (Caurdanetaan, Bantug, Lauren, Pemienta and Nancalabasaan). Although the area covered by the urban subdivision only consists seven barangays, the urban area has a total population of 14,677 or 20.03% of the total population of the municipality, which is 73,252 based on the 2015 update of population from the National Statistics Office,


The high percentage of Urban population can be attributed to employment and job opportunities available in the town proper. It is in this area where institutional establishments and commercial centers and business enterprises such as the market, restaurants, a rural bank,educational institutions, gasoline stations,and the municipal government buildings are located.


On the other hand, the rural subdivision is generally populated by farmers and farm laborers spread out in the remaining 51 barangays of the municipality.