San Pascual Masbate History, Tourist Spots, Festival

San Pascual is a class coastal municipality in the island of Burias, Masbate Province, Philippines.

San Pascual Municipal Hall
San Pascual Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

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
Government Officials
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.

Tourist Spots

Tinalisayan Island – Go here to see profile and more photos of Tinalisayan.

Sombrero Island with white sand beaches
Ambulong Island
Busing Island
Templo Island
Saint Pascual Baylon Parish Church

Festivals

Isla Rancho Festival


Map of San Pascual Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Niño Maximino A. Lazaro , Governor Antonio Kho

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