The name “Kolambugan” was taken from a word “kolambog”, a kind of tree which grew abundantly in the area. Some present day barangays were also before called Migcamiguing and Maribojoc named also from trees abundantly found in the area.
Based on legend, Kolambugan got its unique name from a tree specie which is prominent in the area. The “Kolambugan Tree”, the abundance of its kind triggered the naming of the place Kolambugan.
As early as 19th century, a couple of American migrants settled and established a timber processing plant named Kolambugan Lumber Development, that later changed to Findlay Millar Timber Company.
The presence of the timber company triggered rapid economic growth. This resulted into the change from a small barrio, inhabited by native Maranaos and Christians settlers from the neighboring places of the island, into a municipal district level that stretches from Buru-un, now part of the City of Iligan, to Karomatan area, now the municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo.
On July 1, 1936, by virtue and power of the Executive Order No. 37, President Manuel L. Quezon declared Kolambugan as one of the Municipalities of Lanao Province. The Lanao province was further divided into Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur. Kolambugan is part of Lanao del Norte province.Kolambugan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 25,306 people. Kolambugan is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.
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The Municipality of Kolambugan has a geographic location of 8-06-59-678 latitude,123-54-01-466 longitude and has a grid coordinates of 897609.334 N. 378809.416 E and the point of origin is in the intersection of the equator and central meridean of zone v.
The municipality has vast agricultural lands which are mainly planted to coconut. It supplies copra to the coconut oil mills of Iligan City. As it is strategically located within the Panguil Bay area, it serves as a major fishing ground for the fishermen of the municipality. Its major bodies of water such as the Kulasihan, Kolambugan and Titunod Rivers also serve the population’s domestic water needs and as drainage for the municipality’s wastes.
It has high mountains such as Mt. Carmon, Mt. Javier and Mt. Bucao. There are also mangrove areas and forests which help in the prevention of siltation.
Kolambugan serves as a natural gateway of services and goods through a ferry transport from Kolambugan to Ozamiz City of Misamis Oriental with 2 barangays, Mukas and Poblacion as ports of entry and exit.
Kolambugan Municipality Office
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Note and Reminder: There will be a 3rd Grand Alumni Homecoming of Holy Cross High School on April 26-28, 2013- Venue: HCHS Ground. Please click the link for more details and information : http://pinvents.com/event/272929576146616/holy-cross-high-school-3rd-grand-alumni-homecoming
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, our Science Division Supervisor sent us a text message urging us to join the program and even texted the process on how to join..Thank you Mam Belen for the act. So everybody then were busy..somebody shouted:'There is enough tree seedlings in the science greenhouse,choose your tree..what should be the name?..find a camera..tell everybody to join in the tree planting ..put a name tag on your tree,,etc...Buzzing around Mother Edes(nickname of school Principal)with full mouth service also..there were 2 trees were planted inside the Science garden..together with her are our school nurse who was also available, our Peace Coordinator, Ms Alice Sarip and Mrs Flor Tomimbang, our science coordinator.
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PHOTO GALLERY : - ( Sorry members we're going to stop posting pictures in photo gallery as I'm already using the maximum storage of the website which they alocated for me as free to have our community website with the free provider. Sorry for inconvenience as they asked me to upgrade the website with monthly payment (in $). Anyhow, we still in the internet and we still global. Hope you understand and thank you for your all support.)
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CHAT ROOM : - This chat room is open to everybody. You have 2 choices as well which one you're gonna use. But I preferred to use 1 as it much fastier and simplier, no icons, no interruption. But if you wish to use 2, then it's ok as take to generate this system. No sex or foul languages please. Avoid those words as everyone sees it what you're writing on this room. There's also a webcam/chat installed on this features for the meantime being. You can use it as viewing your chat mate while texting. I'm not fully check the program by itself if it's really working properly. I'm still trying to get an appropriate program with video/cam to this website to make much better, you can see whom your talking/chatting with. Trying to look for a provider that can share or provide us with this gadget. (which is free of course)
CONTACT ME : - If you need me, suggestion, comments, anything you can directly send me an email at kolambuganon@yahoo or you can reach me (leave message) in my facebook account at: https://www.facebook.com/borrizzz (Just click the link and you will directed to my account). Please don't hesitate to message me. I need you(everyone) also your assistance and help me to keep this website ongoing. Thanks. - Ernie
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