Hinunangan History, Tourist Spots, Festivals, Officials

Hinunangan is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Southern Leyte Province in Eastern Visayas or Region 8, Philippines.
Profile of Hinunangan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern side of Southern Leyte (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Silago (north), Hinundayan, Anahawan and Saint Bernard (south), and Libagon (west)
Area –> 170.58 km2 (65.86 sq mi)
Population –> 29,976 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Visayan, Waray, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 40
Revenue (2016) –> 95,473,099.97
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Roger Mercado
Mayor –> Reynaldo Fernandez
Vice Mayor –> Florentino S. Fernandez Jr.

History of Hinunangan

The twin islands of Saints Peter and Paul (also known as Cabugan Grande and Cabugan Chico) were sighted and recorded by Pigafetta, the chronicler of Magellan, in 1521.

Economy of Hinunangan

Hinunangan is primarily an agricultural town where rice, corn, fish, and coconut are the main products. Cottage industries include the production of Rattan and wood-based furnitures and abaca handicrafts items.

Tourist Spots in

Tahusan Beach

Pangas Falls
Ang Ang Falls
Kurtina Falls

San Pedro Island
San Pablo Island
Mainit Hot Spring Resort
Mount Nacolod (Highest peak in Southern Leyte)
Pungkay Mountain Park

Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Church
Parientes Watersports and Recreation

Festivals in

Hunogsay Festival
Ikid-Ikid Dance Festival

Map of Hinunangan Municipality in Southern Leyte

See also: Profile of Mayor Reynaldo Fernandez, Governor Damian Mercado

Hinunangan Southern Leyte
Hinunangan Southern Leyte (Credit: Youtube)

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