Boac History, Tourist Spots, Festivals, Officials

Boac is a 1st class coastal municipality and the capital of Marinduque Province in Region IV-B or MiMaRoPa Region, Philippines.

Boac Marinduque
Boac Marinduque (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Boac Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western Part of Marinduque (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Mogpog (north), Torrijos (east), Gasan (south)
Area –> 212.70 km2 (82.12 sq mi)
Population –> 54,730 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with narrow coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 61
Revenue (2016) –> 151,820,774.29
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Lord Allan Jay Velasco
Mayor –> Armi Carrion
Vice Mayor –> Sonny L. Paglinawan

History of Boac

The town of Boac was founded on December 8, 1622.

Economy of Boac

Boac is an agricultural town where rice, fish, coconut, corn and root crops are the main products.

Tourist Spots in Boac

Laylay Beach
Aurora Beach
Kabugsakan Falls
Duyay Cave
Boac River
Marinduque Wildlife Sanctuary
Marinduque Provincial Capitol
Immaculate Conception Cathedral

Festivals

Moriones Festival
Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Map of Boac Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Armi Carrion, Governor Presbitero Velasco Jr.

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