Hermosa is a class coastal municipality of Bataan Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.
Profile of Hermosa Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern Part of Bataan (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Dinalupihan (north), Lubao (northeast), Orani (south), Morong (west)
Area –> 157.00 km2 (60.62 sq mi)
Population –> 65,862 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Coastal Plain with hills and mountains on the western side
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Manufacturing
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Kapampangan, Ilocano, English
Barangays –> 23
Revenue (2016) –> 181,142,011.54
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Geraldine Roman
Mayor –> Antonio Joseph Inton
Vice Mayor –> Eigie K. Malana
History of Hermosa
In 1756, Hermosa became a missionary center with Saint Peter de Verona as its patron saint. In 1852, it became a town.
Economy of Hermosa
Hermosa is an agricultural town where rice and fish are the main products. Manufacturing and trading however, are fast becoming an important pillar of the local economy. The Hermosa Ecozone Industrial Park is home to several factories.
Tourist Spots in Hermosa
St. Peter of Verona Church
An this is how the church looks like in 1911.
Festivals in Hermosa
Map of Hermosa Municipality in Bataan