Ubay Bohol History, Tourist Spots, Festivals, Officials

Ubay is a 1st class coastal municipality of Bohol Province in Region 7 or Central Visayas Region, Philippines.

Ubay Municipal Hall
Ubay Municipal Hall (Credit: Wiki Commons)

Profile of Ubay Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Bohol Island; 96.7 kilometers from the capital city of Tagbilaran (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> President Carlos Garcia (east), Mabini and Alicia (south), San Miguel, Trinidad and Bien Unido (west)
Area –> 335.06 km2 (129.37 sq mi)
Population –> 73,712 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Lowland with hills and mountains in the southern part
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Bisaya, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 44
Revenue (2016) –> 181,608,793.67
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Erico Aris Aumentado
Mayor –> Constantino Reyes
Vice Mayor –> Victor A. Bonghanoy

History of Ubay

Ubay used to be part of Talibon but on January 15, 1844, it was created as a separate pueblo or town. On October 5, 1877, It was established as as independent parish.

Economy of Ubay

Ubay is chiefly an agricultural town where rice and fish are the main products. Other farmers plant corn and own coconut trees. Others raise chicken and hogs.

The town center are found banks, wholesalers and retailers, and hundreds of shops that cater to the needs of the local residents as well as neighboring towns.

Tourism is a rising industry. A bill has been filed in congress by Congressman Aumentado to proclaim and develop the town as the farm tourism capital of Bohol.

Ubay is served by a seaport and a domestic airport.

Tourist Spots in Ubay

Santo Nino Parish Church
Ubay Green Park in Barangay Imelda

Festivals of Ubay

Feast of the Holy Child (Sto. Nino) also called Ubay-Ubay Festival

Map of Ubay Municipality in Bohol Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Constantino Reyes , Governor Arthur Yap

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