Gloria - Oriental Mindoro Destinations


Gloria is a 4th class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 38,667 people in 7,640 households.

Gloria previously a barangay called "Maligaya", and was the largest barangay during the administration President Diosdado Macapagal. Politicians from the place, led by Nicolas Jamilla Sr., a former guerrilla leader, battled for the conversion of Maligaya into a new town. They named it after the daughter of the president, Gloria, who was 10 years old at the time and became the Philippines' 14th President in 2001. Jamilla became Gloria's first mayor. Maligaya was retained as name of a barangay in the poblacion.




Attractions at Gloria

Kawayanan Festival of Gloria