San Andres is a 4th class coastal municipality of Quezon Province in Region IV-A or Southern Tagalog Region also known as CaLaBaRZon, Philippines.
Profile of San Andres Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Quezon Province; 315 kilometers southeast of Manila and 179.5 kilometers southeast of the capital city Lucena (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Narciso (north), San Francisco (west)
Area –> 60.99 km2 (23.55 sq mi)
* San Andres faces Ragay Gulf in the east.
Population –> 35,780 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Hilly with narrow coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Barangays –> (7) Alibijaban, Camflora, Mangero, Pansoy, Tala, Talisay, Poblacion
Revenue (2016) –> 93,826,612.37
Legislative District –> 3rd
Congressman –> Aleta Suarez
Mayor –> Giovanne Lim
Vice Mayor –> Sergio F. Emprese
History of San Andres, Quezon
The municipality of San Andres was created on October 5, 1965 by virtue of Executive Order Number 174 signed by President Diosdado Macapagal.
In 1960, San Andres had 2,815 total number of residents. This increased to 27,184 in the year 2000 and rose to 35,780 in 2015.
Economy of San Andres, Quezon
The economy of San Andres is predominantly agricultural where coconut, rice, and fish are the main products. The development of the tourism industry is a priority project of the local government as it provides an alternative source of livelihood for the local residents.
Tourist Spots in San Andres, Quezon
St. Andrew The Apostle Parish Church
San Andres Municipal Port
Festivals in San Andres
St. Andrew Feast Day
Map of San Andres Municipality in Quezon Province