San Pascual is a class coastal municipality in the island of Burias, Masbate Province, Philippines.
Profile of San Pascual Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern portion of Burias Island which located west of Bicol Peninsula (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Claveria (south)
Area –> 246.65 km2 (95.23 sq mi)
Population –> 46,674 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with rolling hills
Industries –> Fishing, Farming, Tourism
Major Products –> Fish, coconut, Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft
People/Language –> Masbateno, Bicolano, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 22
Revenue (2016) –> 139,708,509.64 (2016)
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Narciso Bravo Jr.
Mayor –> Niño Maximino A. Lazaro
Vice Mayor –> Haira L. Rivera
History of San Pascual
(To be updated soon)
Economy of San Pascual
Most of the people in San Pascual are engaged in fishing. Some families have coconut trees and those with suitable farms plant rice, root crops, vegetables, and raise chicken and hogs. Tourism is considered a sunshine industry with several resorts operating in the municipality. In the town center are grocery and hardware stores, repair shops and other small businesses that cater to the needs of islanders and tourists.
Tinalisayan Island – Go here to see profile and more photos of Tinalisayan.
Sombrero Island with white sand beaches
Saint Pascual Baylon Parish Church
Isla Rancho Festival
Map of San Pascual Municipality