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is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines
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. It is also the capital municipality of Lanao del Norte. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 44,095 people.
Tubod derived its name from the spring located at Sitio Baybay of Barangay Poblacion. According to the old folks, even during the longest dry season, the spring will not drain. Tubod comes from the Cebuano
Cebuano, referred to by most of its speakers as Bisaya , is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 20 million people mostly in the Central Visayas. It is the most widely spoken of the languages within the so-named Bisayan subgroup and is closely related to other Filipino...
word “the water source”. History pointed out that Christian immigrants from Luzon and Visayas settled in this part of the region.
Place of interest
Tubod is the site of the Mindanao Civic Center which houses a hotel, cafeteria, gym, swimming pool, oval, and other sports facilities. MCC is as impressive 71-hectare integrated complex with 5-hectare provincial trade center, 18-hectare sports facilities with 48-hectares still open for the proposed 18-hole golf course, picnic park and sports academy. MCC was the first sports hub of the First Mindanao Friendship Games. The main stadium has a seating capacity of 14,000.