Orion History, Tourist Spots, Festival, Officials

Orion is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Bataan Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.

Profile of Orion Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Bataan (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Pilar (north), Limay (south), and Bagac (west)
Area –> 65.41 km2 (25.25 sq mi)
Population –> 56,002 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Coastal plain with hills and mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 23
Revenue (2016) –> 121,122,323.30
Legislative District –> second
Government Officials
Congressman –> Jose Enrique Garcia III
Mayor –> Antonio Raymundo Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Rex Joseph R. Fuster

History of Orion

The town of Orion was founded on April 30, 1667.

Economy of Orion

Orion is an agricultural town where rice and fish are principal products. Trading and tourism however are fast becoming an important sources of livelihood.

Tourist Spots in Orion

Saint Michael Parish Church

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church in Orion Bataan
St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church in Orion Bataan (Credit: wiki commons)

Festivals in Orion

Bakawan Festival

Map of Orion Municipality in Bataan

See also: Profile of Mayor Antonio Raymundo Jr., Governor Albert Garcia

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