- Total land area in has: N/A
- Distance in the Poblacion in Kms: 3KMS MORE OR LESS
- Number of Sitios: 2
- Number of Purok: 7
- Soil Type: SANDY
- Population: 1,457
- Number of households: 314
- Dialects predominantly spoken: ILOCANO
- Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
- Income: N/A
- IRA: 1,108,223.00 / 2013
- Three main Sources of Income:
- Residents Certificate
- Three predominant agricultural products:
- Sugar Cane
- Three predominant livestock and poultry raised:
- Sea and fresh Water Products:
- Fish ponds
- Cottage and small industries:
- LAGAYAN RESORT
- Tourist / Eco-tourist Spots
SOCIAL SERVICES FACILITIES
- Barangay Health Center: 1
- Barangay Hall: 1
- Primary School: Kindergarten – Prep
- Elementary School: 1
- Secondary: 1
- Tertiary: N/A
- Barangay Parks/Plaza /Playground: 1
- Public Market: N/A
- Bureau of Protection: N/A
- Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources: N/A
- Northwest Cable: N/A
- Means of regular transportation: Tricyle
- Type of Barangay roads: Concrete Roads
- Lighting/Power supply: TARELCO 1
- Sources of Potable Water: RAMOS Water District, Deepwell
- Presence of Communication Services: Cellular Phones
- Telphone Line: N/A
- Cell Sites: N/A
- Postal Services: N/A
- Telegraph Services: N/A
- Presence of Media facilities
- Television/Cable: Television
- Radio: N/A
- Newspapers: N/A
LOCAL ADMINISTRATION PROFILE
- First Three Major Barangay Problem
- LIVELIHOOD PROGRAM
- JOB APPORTUNITIES
- FINANCIAL PROBLEM
- List of Barangay officials
- Punong Barangay: SIMON, NORBERTO DOMINGO
- DIAZ, CRISANTO DAGA
- SIMON, GRETCHEN BANAG
- CONSTANTINO, CLARITA MANZANO
- BANAG, DANILO REBUYACO
- DOMINGO, PRINCESS PINGUL
- BANAG, JUAN LACAMURA
- MANZANO, DIOSDADO IBANGGA
- Barangay Secretary: ROGELIO CARATIQUIT SR.
- Barangay Treasurer: MARITA DOMISIW
Barangay Maungib is one of the 16 barangays in the Municipality of Pura, Tarlac. Brgy. Maungib gets its name from a Pangasinan words “Maung” meaning beautiful and “Ungib” meaning a Cave. In short Maungib means beautiful cave. According a reliable information, a native of Pangasinan who was then a visitor in the place spotted a beautiful cave. He was attracted of the what he saw and instantly uttered the Maungib expression. The people who have heard of the expression liked the sound and so they agreed to adopt it as the name of the palce.
It was the first settled in the year 1850. As a settlement ara Maungib belongs to then barangay “Villa” now the municipality of Pura and former barangay of the municipality of Gerona, Tarlac. No relocation was over made thereafter and its original is maintain.
As per topography, the barangay form of land is generally plain, black and sandy loam soil and good farming purposes. No big bodies of water is found in the place except during rainy season where low form of body of water which later become a source of fish supply by the people.
The principle product of the people are rice, sugar canes, camote. Minor products are corn, peanuts, monggo and others.
As to distance of the place to the town, it is approximately 3 3/3 kilometers away and one could reach the town in a matter of five (5) minutes. Before, no roads was available for the people to market their products to town except a car wide trailers. When the American took over the government from the hands of the Spaniards, little by little the place was improving, constructions of roads started. Education also has started. Education also has started which has compulsory on the part of the parents to send their children to school.
From the original settlers numbering around fifty person, the place has now 1002 living inhabitants, 99 percent of the people are engage in farming. From the nipa huts, houses now have improved a lot. Atleast 50% are made of wood and galvanized iron roofing’s. And the oil lamp, the people are now enjoying an electric lightning and of course for those who could afford, now living luxuriously with T.V sets, refrigerator, electric fan, components, stereo, etc. As to religious membership, people of maungib are 85% Catholics, 5% Iglesia ni Cristo, 10% other religious sects.
As the political facilities, the barangay officials have constructed a barangay hall through the assistance of the local government under the administration of the Mayor Nestor S. Gamit. From time to time, the officials meet here to talk on matters affecting the community. As to political affiliation, there are only two strong parties involved during elections; the administrations party is the losing party during the election.
Accordingly the following prominent people of the barangay have once the head of the community since is establishmenteither as “Cabisa de Barangay”, Teniente del Baryo or Kapitan de Barangay; Benedicto Javier (first), Martin Javier, Alejandro Javier, Serigano Cayapan, Dionisio Cortes, Zoilo Javier, Pedro Domingo, Bonifacio Banag, Frisco Simon, Efipanio Diaz, Gerardo Millo, mariano Rebuyaco.
The livelihood of the residents comes mostly from farming and fishing, only few are professionals, while others are laborers and OFW’s. The main products of the inhabitants are rice, corn, mangoes and vegetables.
The most important is that although Barangay Maungib is just a small barangay, they are consistent recipients of awards through programs, sports, and talent awards under the auspices of the incumbent Barangay Captain Norberto D. Simon.
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