Esperanza in Sultan Kudarat History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Esperanza is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Sultan Kudarat Province in Region 12, Philippines.

Municipal Hall in Esperanza Sultan Kudarat
Municipal Hall in Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat

Profile of Esperanza Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Sultan Kudarat (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Ampatuan in Maguindanao (north), Lambayong (east), Isulan (south), Lebak (west)
Area –> 324.29 km2 (125.21 sq mi)
Population –> 66,095 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain and river valleys
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Maguindanao, Tagalog, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, English
Barangays –> 19
Revenue (2016) –> 163,835,400.18
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Horacio Suansing Jr.
Mayor –> Charles Federic Ploteña
Vice Mayor –> Basilio D. San Miguel Jr.

History of Esperanza

The municipality of Esperanza was created on June 21, 1959 by virtue of Republic Act No. 2509.

Economy of Esperanza

The municipality of Esperanza is a producer of rice, corn, and coffee.

Tourist Spots in Esperanza

Panigan Underground River and Waterfalls
Marguez Hot and Cold Spring
Marawir Peak
Ugis Peak

Festivals in Esperanza

Hinabyog Festival

Map of Esperanza Municipality in Sultan Kudarat

See also: Profile of Mayor Charles Federic Ploteña , Governor Suharto Mangudadatu

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