Kalamansig is a 1st class coastal municipality of Sultan Kudarat Province in Region 12, Philippines.
Profile of Kalamansig Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Sultan Kudarat; 108 kilometers from Isulan, the provincial capital (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Lebak (north), Isualan and Senator Ninoy Aquino (east), Palimbang (south)
Area –> 699.20 km2 (269.96 sq mi)
Population –> 49,059 (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 –> 15
Revenue (2016) –> 176,553,172.47
Legislative District –> 2nd
Congressman –> Horacio Suansing Jr.
Mayor –> Rolando Garcia
Vice Mayor –> Joaquin T. Concha
History of Kalamansig
Kalamansig was previously a territory of Lebak municipality which was then part of the undivided Cotabato Province. On December 29, 1961, it was formally created as a municipality by virtue of Executive Order no. 459 signed by President Carlos P. Garcia. When Sultan Kudarat was separated as an independent province on November 22, 1973, Kalamansig became one of its towns.
Economy of Kalamansig
The people of Kalamansig depend on farming and fishing as their main source of livelihood. Rice, corn, fish, coffee and coconut are the main products.
Tourist Spots in Kalamansig
San Isidro de Labrador Parish Church
Festivals in Kalamansig
Feast of San Isidro
Map of Kalamansig Municipality in Sultan Kudarat