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Bindoy
Municipality
Map of Negros Oriental with Bindoy highlighted
Map of Negros Oriental with Bindoy highlighted
Bindoy is located in Philippines
Bindoy
Bindoy
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°46′N 123°08′E / 9.767°N 123.133°E / 9.767; 123.133Coordinates: 09°46′N 123°08′E / 9.767°N 123.133°E / 9.767; 123.133
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Negros Oriental
Congr. district 1st district of Negros Oriental
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Valente D. Yap
Area[2]
 • Total 173.70 km2 (67.07 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 39,416
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6209
Dialing code 35

Bindoy (formerly Payabon) is a third class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 39,416 people.[3]

History[edit]

Oriental Negros’ lone municipality named after a native of distinction, Bindoy started out as barrio Payabon of Manjuyod. In 1949, President Elpidio Quirino separated it as the Municipality of Bindoy. Hermenegildo “Bindoy” Villanueva was, at various times, governor of Oriental Negros, congressman of the First District, Labor Secretary of the Quezon cabinet, and senator of the Republic.

Less than two hours’ drive from Dumaguete City, Bindoy is known as the hub of the First Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative, which energizes the northern towns. It’s principal produce are copra, rice and corn, sugar cane, mangoes; and quantities of bamboo, pandan and romblon, tikog, buri, maguey and abaca to support cottage industries.

Bindoy’s Bulod flatstones are weighty export items, their quarrying makes for an interesting sight. Bindoy’s mangroves salute nature conservationists, as do dainty Mantahaw Falls and limpid Mantahaw Lake.

The annual Libod-Sayaw sa Bindoy, with streetdancing based on folk dances, is a colorful highlight of the town fiesta.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Bindoy is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Atotes
  • Batangan
  • Bulod
  • Cabcaban
  • Cabugan
  • Camudlas
  • Canluto
  • Danao
  • Danawan
  • Domolog
  • Malaga
  • Manseje
  • Matobato
  • Nagcasunog
  • Nalundan
  • Pangalaycayan
  • Peñahan
  • Poblacion (Payabon)
  • Salong
  • Tagaytay
  • Tinaogan
  • Tubod

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bindoy
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 29,347 —    
1995 29,472 +0.08%
2000 34,773 +3.61%
2007 36,226 +0.57%
2010 39,416 +3.12%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Negros Oriental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "About | Cities & Towns", Negros Oriental Tourism Office. Retrieved 2013-05-28.

External links[edit]


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14 news items

 
Visayan Daily Star (press release)
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:37:34 -0800

It was traced to a certain Vicente Librando of Bindoy, Negros Oriental, who had reported earlier to the police that his motorcycle had been stolen. Mariano appealed to victims of burglaries and/or stolen motorcycles to appear at their office to ...

ABS CBN News

ABS CBN News
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:47:36 -0800

Bindoy, Negros Oriental, 2.01 – 3.01, 1. Manjuyod, Negros Oriental, 2.01 – 3.01, 1. Gen. Macarthur, Eastern Samar, 1.93 – 2.93, 1. CarLeytes, Iloilo, 1.92 – 2.92, 1. Estancia, Iloilo, 1.92 – 2.92, 1. Quinapondan, Eastern Samar, 1.92 – 2.92, 1. Giporlos ...
 
Negros Chronicle
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:15:00 -0700

On June 19, 2014 at about 8:00 o'clock in the morning, the Provincial Highway Patrol Team Negros Oriental led by PINSP ROBELITO DL MARIANO went to BrgyCabugan, Bindoy, Negros Oriental toserve the warrant of arrest to WALMER AMORGANDA ...

Rappler

Rappler
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 03:54:19 -0700

Cabugan, Bindoy, Negros Oriental, 0.35, 4/9/14, 5:50:00, PM. Cabulotan, Tayasan, Negros Oriental, 0.35, 4/9/14, 6:20:00, PM. Calagcalag, Ayungon, Negros Oriental, 0.35, 4/10/14, 6:10:00, PM. Canduling, Ronda, Cebu, 0.35, 4/10/14, 8:10:00, PM.

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Inquirer.net
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 01:46:33 -0700

MANILA, Philippines– The Department of Science and Technology's Project Noah (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) on Monday released a list of areas where storm surge and tides with combined heights reaching over two meters are ...

Pilipino Star Ngayon

Pilipino Star Ngayon
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Naisugod naman sa Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital at Silliman University Medical Center ang mga sugatang sina Gabriel Ricardo, 51; ng Bindoy, Negros Oriental; Roel Dagodog, 55, ng Mabinay; Roque Tersona, 43, ng Basay; Jovy Saldo, 23, ng Bais ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 23:38:14 -0700

Katrina Cabalde Gonzalez – 2nd MCTC Manjuyod-Ayungon-Bindoy Negros Oriental. Eastern Visayas. Judge Girlie Borrel-Yu-Ormoc City RTC Branch 35; Judge Rene Romero-Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) of Ormoc; Judge Estefanie Plaza of MTC in ...
 
ABS CBN News
Mon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800

These reports ranged from award-winning barangay projects from Tabok, Mandawe City and Sanito in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay to municipal projects from Bindoy, Negros Oriental and Capoocan, Leyte to sophisticated city delivery systems from Bayawan ...
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