Hermosa Bataan History, Tourist Spots, Festivals

Hermosa is a class coastal municipality of Bataan Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.

Hermosa Municipal Hall
Hermosa Municipal Hall (Credit: wiki commons)

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
Government Officials
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.

Posted by Geraldine Roman on Sunday, February 7, 2021

Festivals in Hermosa

Koraldal Festival

Map of Hermosa Municipality in Bataan

See also: Profile of Mayor Antonio Joseph Inton, Governor Albert Garcia

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