Malangas

Zamboanga Sibugay

Malangas (Cebuano: Lungsud sa Malangas; Filipino (Tagalog): Bayan ng Malangas; Zamboangueno/Chavacano: Municipio de Malangas) is a third class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,243 people.


The town is generally rolling near the shorelines and mountainous in the hinterland with some patches of flat l ...

and located within the mangroves near the shorelines. It borders Buug to the northwest; Diplahan to the northeast; Imelda to the west; Margosatubig, Zamboanga del Sur, to the east; and Alicia to the south.


Malangas is the site of coal mining in Western Mindanao area, operated by the Philippine National Oil Company - Exploration Corporation. The coalmine is one of the largest in the country. Its town center nests in a harbor in Dumanguillas Bay, boasts of its twin ports, one for coal, the other for passengers.


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