A. LGU Name:                          VILLANUEVA
B. LGU Type:                           MUNICIPALITY
C. Province:                             MISAMIS ORIENTAL
D. Congressional District:     2nd
E. Income Class:                     2nd

Land Area The Municipality of Villanueva occupies a total land area of 5,222 hectares. Approximately 1,790 hectares or 34.27 percent of this total land area is within the jurisdiction of the Philippine Veterans Development Corporation (PHIVIDEC) or the PHIVEDEC Industrial Authority (PIA). It covers eleven (11) barangays, Poblacion having been segregated into Poblacion 1, Poblacion 2, and Poblacion 3 effective 2006. The eleven barangays, in the order of land area size are the following: Imelda, 1508 hectares; San Martin, 1252 hectares; Kimaya, 747 hectares; Dayawan, 592 hectares; Looc, 322 hectares; Balacanas, 241 hectares; 134 hectares; Tambobong, 134 hectares; Katipunan, 264 hectares; Poblacion 1, 88 hectares; Poblacion 2, 81 hectares; and Poblacion 3, 13 hectares. With the advent of industrialization, the residents were relocated to Barangay Imelda when Philippine Sinter Corporation was established Barangay Nabacaan (144 hectares) in 1972.