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The City of Valencia is located at the heart of the island of mindanao. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Lantapan and the City of Malaybalay; in the south by the Municipalities of Maramag and Quezon and in the east by the Municipalities of Pangantucan and Talakag. Valencia City is a 2nd class Component City and Partially Urban.


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Valencia City,
Bukidnon Province, Philippines

  • Valencia City has a total of 31 barangays.
  • Registered Voters of Valencia City as of (2010) = 96,913
  • Valencia City is in the "2nd" Voting Congressional District of Bukidnon.
  • Population of Valencia City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 162,745
  • Land Area of Valencia City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 58,729
  • Valencia City is a 2nd class Component City and Partially Urban.
  • Valencia City is in the Bukidnon province and within Region_X in the North/central part of the of island of mindanao

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Geography of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

  • Valencia City Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 58,729

The City of Valencia is located at the heart of MIndanao. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Lantapan and the City of Malaybalay; in the south by the Municipalities of Maramag and Quezon and in the east by the Municipalities of Pangantucan and Talakag. The City comprises 31 barangays. Barangay Poblacion, wghich is the seat of the City of Malaybalay. It is 118 kilometers southeast of Cagayan de Oro City or two-hour ride by land transportation; 169 kilometers from Davao or five-hour ride and 234 kilometers from cotabato City or six-hour drive.

Valencia rises 373 meters above sea level, the City is characterized as generally wet throughout the year with a short and slight dry spell lasting likely within the months of december to April, except January, which is sometimes a rainy month. The Valencianos enjoy a good climate year-round since the City is outside typhoon belt.

The City of Valencia has a generally flat topography and is partly rolling.

Location of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

Valencia City is located in the province of Bukidnon in the island of Mindanao and within Region X

History of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

article from the LGU of Valencia City

The territory that now comprises the City of Valencia was formerly the thirteen (13) barrios of the Municipality of Malaybalay, Bukidnon. The earliest inhabitants in the area, now comprising part of the Pobl;acion, were Bukidnon natives who founded a settlement along the banks of Pulangui River. The pioneers were led by Datu Sebastian Manangkila.

Barrio Panlibatuhan, is derived from a Binukid word, pangyohan ho kayu ha malibato" which means the supply of Malibato wood materials fro home building. Malibato, the hardest wood in the Province of Bukidnon, was found in Valencia - a landmark of the Panlibatuhan Bridge. The first site of settlement was in a sitio named " Panglibatuhan" because the area was thickly forested with Malibato trees.

When the first one-room barrio school was opened in 1911, its first teacher was Mr. Jaime Galoprt. That school site was approximately the present location of Valencia National High School. Mr. Jaime Galoport came from Valencia, Bohol. So when the Southern portion of Malaybalay was separated as a new municipality, the settlers agrred to name it "Valencia" and is now known as the poblacion.

The rich natural resources found in the territory eventually attracted Christian settlers from Mindanao, Visayas and Luzon. The Immigration settlers in the area started in the middle of 1930's. During the World War II, the migration started to increase such that between 1960 and 1975, the population increased by 4.46 times or from 13,898 to 64,541.


The prime mover in the creation of Valencia into a town was the late Mr. Teodoro N. Pepito, the first appointed Mayor who led the petitions to convert Valencia into a municiplaity. By virtue of Executive Order No. 360 issued by then President Carlos P. Garcia, Valencia was officially born on January 16, 1961. Since the creation of the municipality in 1961, the municipal government had been headed by five (5) appointed and elected Municipal Mayors.

With the concerted efforts of the Municipal officials, Employees and constituents spearheaded by Mayor Berthobal R. Ancheta and Congressman Reginaldo N. Tilanduca, Valencia was converted into a City thru Republic Act (R.A.) No. 8985 to be known as the City of Valencia in the Province of Bukidnon approved by then President Joseph E. Estrada. The City of Valencia is dubbed as the City of Golden Harvest.

The phenomenal rise of Valencia as an urban center in the Province of Bukidnon gave way to the fulfillment of its vision. Consequently, the conversion of Valencia into a City resulted to the improvement of its peace and order condition, traffic management, infrastracture, sports and cultural facilities.

Mayor, Honorable Jose M. Galario, Jr. became the Fourth elected Mayor and the First elected City Mayor of Valencia when he won the Year 2001 Mayoral Race.

People of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

  • Valencia City Population (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 162,745
  • Valencia City Population (as of May 1, 2010) = 181,556

  • Valencia City Registered Voters (2010) = 110,265

Elected Government Officials of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


  • Elected officials of Valencia City for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Valencia City: GALARIO, JOSE JR.
  • Vice-Mayor of Valencia City: HUERVAS, SUNNY
  • Councilors of Valencia City:
    1. LAVIÑA, NONOY (BPP) BUKIDNON PAGLAUM PARTY 24613 6.39%
    2. GARCIA, BABBA (BPP) BUKIDNON PAGLAUM PARTY 24556 6.37%
    3. ROSAL, DODONG (BPP) BUKIDNON PAGLAUM PARTY 23457 6.09%
    4. GALARIO, GLEN INDEPENDENT 22657 5.88%
    5. QUILLO, JOHN LEE INDEPENDENT 21638 5.61%
    6. CHAN, TOTO (BPP) BUKIDNON PAGLAUM PARTY 21495 5.58%
    7. PEPITO, CAMILO (BPP) BUKIDNON PAGLAUM PARTY 21360 5.54%
    8. BERNAL, HELEN INDEPENDENT 21329 5.53%
    9. MURILLO, POLICARPO IV (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 20726 5.38%
    10. CENTILLAS, ROLANDO JR. INDEPENDENT 18509 4.80%

Barangays Elected Officials of Valencia City, Bukidnon

Businesses in Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

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  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses and Boarding
  • Pharmacies or Drug Stores
  • Repair Shops
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops and Resorts in Valencia City
  • Salons and Barber Shops
  • Supermarket, wet market

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

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Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

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Schools in Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

School year 2013-2014 starts June 3 and ends March 31, 2014, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.

The multisectoral Brigada Eskwela to prepare schools for the students’ return will be on May 21-26. Oplan Balik Eskwela will be from May 28 to June 8 while orientation on K to 12 for parents and other stakeholders will be on June 9.

Although private schools may deviate from the Department of Education (DepEd) calendar, they are enjoined not to start before June 3 and later than Aug 31.


School Year 2013-2014 in public elementary and high schools will start on June 3 and end on March 31, 2014 The name of your school in Valencia City can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • ACLC College of Bukidnon
    • 3535 ,TS Building, Sayre Highway, Hagkol
    • Valencia City, Bukidnon
    • Tel: (088)828-3585
    • Fax: (088)828-2079
  • Alemarz School of Science and Technology Foundation
    • Purok 3A Upland
    • Valencia City, Bukidnon
    • Tel: (088) 828 3303
    • Fax: (088) 828 3303
  • Philippine College Foundation
    • HAGKOL
    • Valencia City, Bukidnon
    • Tel: 088-222-2657
    • Fax: (088)222-2657
  • San Agustin Institute of Technology
    • Mabini St., Poblacion
    • Valencia City, Bukidnon
    • Tel: (088)-828-1499(088) -222-3711
    • Fax: (088)828-1499
  • Valencia Colleges
    • Hagkol
    • Valencia City, Bukidnon
    • Tel: 088/8284023; 088/8283142; 828/8281338
    • Fax: (088)828-4023

Economy of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

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Jobs in Valencia City

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Natural Resources of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

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We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

article from the LGU of Valencia City

Valencia has the full potencial to become a tourist destination considering the rich natural resources which abound in its 31 barangays. The Towns folklore, the virginal beauty of waterfalls, the cool running waters of creeks, streams, and springs scattered throughout the city and specially the presence of the 24-hectare Lake Apo in Barangay Guinoyoran will make Valencia at par with other developed tourist spots in other places.

The Pulangui River will regain its glorious past as a recreational are being ideal for fishing and boating when the Save th Pulagui River Program will be launched for implementation. This grand program has its birth in the City Development Plan through the Sangguniang Panlunsod Resolution which seeks to give back the breath of life to the river. This inland water will be tapped as one of the tourist spots of Valencia where on both sides of the river. infrastracture support facilities shall be introduced to provide trade, livelihood and investment opportunities in the City.

PLACES TO GO

  • LAKE APO
    • Awarded as the cleanest inland body of water in Region 10 (1996, 1997, 1998) in the lake category and entry to the National Level (1996, 1997, 1998). The lake is a perfect escape from the pressures of work and worries in life owing to its picturesque surrounding hills and mountains and its blue green waters that abound with fish not yet touched by the ill effects of pollution, It is 11 kms. away from Barangay Poblacion. The inherent beauty of Lake Apo with an area of 24 has. and 85 ft. deep, strongly suggests a tourist destination from all walks of life.
  • WATERFALLS
    • Another natural attraction that could be found in Barangays Laligan, Mt. Nebo, Sinabuagan and Lilingayon.
  • CAVES
    • Eight (8) caves nestled in four barangays add to the City's mystery and wonder.
  • JOCEL'S GARDEN
    • The garden of rare bromelaids, orchids, anthuriums and other ornamental plants.
  • WOOD CRAFTS
    • The processing plant of woods are formed in different uses such as wood tiles, wood decors, wood vinyl and the finished products are exported to other countries in the world.
  • HOTEL AND RESTAURANTS
    • Hotel and restaurants found in the City:

Hotel de Susana and Restaurant(http://hoteldesusana.com), Hotel Valencia and Taipan Restaurant, New Mindy's Valencia and Juanito's Lodge cater different menus, both local and international cuisine that suited the taste of the tourists.

Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines

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