Butuan City History, Tourist Spots, Festival, Officials

Butuan is a 1st class highly urbanized city of Agusan del Norte Province in Caraga Region, Philippines.

Profile of Butuan City (Geography)
Location –> Northeastern Mindanao (See map below)
*Distance from Manila –> 1,200 kilometers via Pan Philippine Highway Kilometers
Neighboring Towns –> Magallanes and Remedios T. Romualdez (north), Sibagat in Agusan del Sur (east), Las Nieves (south), Buenavista (west)
Area –> 816.62 km2 (315.30 sq mi)
Population –> 337,063 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 86
Revenue (2016) –> 1,537,341,402.56
Terrain –> Mountainous with broad coastal plain and river valleys

Butuan Topography Map
Butuan Topography Map (Google map)

Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism, Wood Product Manufacturing
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Plywood and other wood products, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Bisaya, Tagalog, English

Government Officials
Congressman –> Lawrence Fortun
Mayor –> Ronnie Lagnada
Vice Mayor –> Jose Aquino II

History of Butuan City

Butuan was created as a municipality on January 31, 1901. It was elevated as a city on August 2, 1950 and classified as a highly urbanized city on February 7, 1995.

Economy, Business and Investment in Butuan City

Butuan is the commercial and financial center of Caraga.

Tourist Spots in Butuan

Butuan National Museum
Butuan Church Ruins
Balangay Shrine
Delta Discovery Park
Guingona Park
Magellan Anchorage Park
Masao Beach

Festival in Butuan

Kahimunan Festival

See also: Biography of Governor Dale Corvera
See also: List of Philippine Cities by Region and Province

Map of Butuan City

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