Gasan Marinduque History, Tourist Spots, Festivals

Gasan is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Marinduque Province in Region IV-B or MiMaRoPa Region, Philippines.

Gasan Municipal Hall
Gasan Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Gasan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Marinduque (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –>
Area –> 100.88 km2 (38.95 sq mi)
Population –> 34,828 (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 –> 25
Revenue (2016) –> 95,365,916.35
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Lord Allan Jay Velasco
Mayor –> Victoria Lim
Vice Mayor –> Yudel A. Sosa

History of Gasan

Gasan was founded in 1609.

Economy of Gasan

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

Gasan is home to an airport in Barangay Masiga which serves as the gateway to Marinduque Province via air transportation.

Tourist Spots in Gasan

Tres Reyes View Park
Tres Reyes Islands (Three Islands of Gaspar, Melchor, and Baltazar)
Guingona Park
Gasan Public Beach
St. Joseph The Worker Parish Church

Festivals in Gasan

Feast of St. Joseph

Map of Gasan Municipality in Marinduque

See also: Profile of Mayor Victoria Lim, Governor Presbitero Velasco Jr.

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