Limay History, Tourist Spots, Festival, Officials

Limay is a 1st class coastal municipality of Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.

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

Profile of Limay Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Bataan (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Orion (north) and Mariveles (south)
Area –> 103.60 km2 (40.00 sq mi)
Population –> 68,071 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Coastal plain with hills and mountains
Industries –> Petroleum Refining, Petrochemicals, Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Refined Petroleum, Chemicals, Electricity, Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 12
Revenue (2016) –> 363,156,834.99
Legislative District –> second
Government Officials
Congressman –> Jose Enrique Garcia III
Mayor –> Nelson David
Vice Mayor –> Richie Jason D. David

History of Limay

The municipality of Limay was created on October 4, 1917. Previously, it was a barrio of Orion.

On March 7, 1967, President Ferdinand Marcos issued a proclamation to set aside 263 hectares for military reservation to serve as the Government Arsenal (GA).

Economy of Limay

Limay is an industrial town. It is the home of the country’s largest petroleum refining and petrochemical plant. Three electric power plants are located in the country. Other products manufactured in the town are military and police armaments, furniture, and food products.

Agricultural products include rice, fish, vegetables, poultry and hogs.

Tourist Spots in Limay

Limay Bay Walk
Tikip Falls
Biga Falls
St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church

Festivals in Limay

Pagbubunyi Festival

Map of Limay Municipality in Bataan

See also: Profile of Mayor Nelson David, Governor Albert Garcia

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