Torrijos is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Marinduque Province in Region IV-B or MiMaRoPa Region, Philippines.
Profile of Torrijos Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southeastern part of Marinduque (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Santa Cruz (north), Buenavista and Boac (west)
Area –> 178.92 km2 (69.08 sq mi)
Population –> 30,524 (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) –> 94,725,918.56
Legislative District –> Lone
Congressman –> Lord Allan Jay Velasco
Mayor –> Lorna Velasco
Vice Mayor –> Ricardo R. de Galicia
History of Torrijos
The town of Torrijos was founded on May 25, 1880 with Matoya-toya, Bonleo, Buangan, Cabuyo, Mabucao, Tigui, Marlangga, Pacarcasan, Maranlig, Poctoy, Napo and Malibago as the 12 original barrios.
The place was the scene of heavy fight during the Philippine-American War in 1889 where the Americans suffered defeat.
Economy of Torrijos
Torrijos is an agricultural town where rice, fish, coconut, corn and root crops are the main products.
Tourist Spots in Torrijos
Poctoy White Beach
St. Ignatius of Loyola Parich Church
Battle of Pulang Lupa Monument
Festivals in Torrijos
Feast of St. Ignatius
Map of Torrijos Municipality in Marinduque Province