Jomalig

 

Jomalig

Income Classification: 5th Class
Congressional District: 1st District
No. of Barangays: 5
Land Area: 5,665 has. 
Population (NSO, May 1, 2010): 6,884
Registered Voters (COMELEC, January 2016): 4,004

Newly Elected Local Officials (2016 Election)

Position
Mayor
Vice-Mayor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
LNB President
Local Official
Rodel Espiritu
Dahlia Manalo
Primitivo Balino
Zeresh Patal
Charito Manlangit
Wilfredo Torcuator
Ederlina Compendio
Orlino Litong
Jaime Dy
Isagani Balino
Antonio Bermejo
Political Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party
National Unity Party
National Unity Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Independent
National Unity Party
Liberal Party
National Unity Party
 
Term
1st
1st
3rd 
1st 
1st 
2nd 
1st
1st
1st
3rd
 

 


About:
Jomalig has many natural tourist attractions such as natural beaches and other sights. Natural beach resorts include seacoast in all barangays of the locality. Other tourists’ sights include the Manlanat Island and Lantao Island located at Brgy. Apad. In terms of tourist accommodation, there are no existing lodging houses in the area. Nevertheless, people’s hospitality for visitors cannot be underestimated. Adding colors, extravagance and beelike attraction to these natural spots is the Town Fiesta in honor of Nuestra Senora Dela Salvacion  on May 17 of each year, and Ngindayog Teybloan Festival on May 18 of each year that celebrates the Culture and Arts day of Jomalig which up to now is being observed by the town populace of Jomalig. Likewise, the different fiesta celebrations in the various barangays and sitios are something to be enjoyed year round.

Historical Background:
Jomalig is a 5th class Municipality in the northern part of Quezon Province and belong to 1st Congressional District. It is a former barrio of  Polillo, Quezon, which was created on June 18, 1961 through the enactment of Republic Act. No. 3372, sponsored by then Congressman Manuel S. Enverga, that separated it from the municipal district of Polilllo, Quezon.  Its name came from the word “HUMALIK” meaning kisses and later became “JUMALIG”.

Geographic Location:
It is about 75 nautical miles southeast of Polillo Islands. It is bounded on the northwest by Patnanungan Island; on the southwest by Mainland Luzon; and on the eastern side, the Pacific Ocean. It is also one of the smallest and the farthest island municipality of Quezon Province being only 5,665.00 hectares. It comprises of 5 barangays with a total population of 6,884 and 1,355 Households as of 2010 census of population conducted by NSO and updated thru BHW survey on 2014 with 7,091 populations and 1,471 HHs. The main source of income is farming and fishing.

Major Income Sources: Farming & Fishing

Tourist Destinations: Salibungot Beach, Canaway Rock Islet, Manlanat Islet, Lingayen Cove, Bigwangan Marsh, Sadong Marsh, Sanctuary, Bananas Beach Resort, Sanaba Beach Resort, Chow Resort, Tejadas Beach Resort, Lantao Island, South Pacific Island Resort

Special Events/Festivals: Jomalig Town Fiesta, Ngindayog Teybolan Festival

Contact Information:
Address: Municipal Hall, Jomalig, Quezon
Mobile: 0939-9282258



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