Looc is a 4th class coastal municipality of Romblon Province in MiMaRoPa Region or Region IV-B, Philippines.
Profile of Looc Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Tablas Island in Romblon Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Ferrol (northwest), Odiongan (north), Alcantara (east), Santa Fe (south)
Area –> 132.82 km2 (51.28 sq mi)
Population –> 22,262 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with rollings hills and coastal plains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Fish, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Onhan, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 12
Revenue (2016) –> 72,834,702.97
Legislative District –> Lone
Congressman –> Eleandro Jesus Madrona
Mayor –> Lizette Arboleda
Vice Mayor –> Dianson Taytay
Councilors (Sangguniang Bayan (SB) Members)
History of Looc, Romblon
Onhan-speaking tribes from Panay Island settled in the area now covered by Looc around the year 1730. Its foundation as a pueblo happened in 1844.
Economy of Looc
The economy of Looc municipality is based on farming and fishing where rice, coconut, and fish are the primary products.
The town of Looc aims to become a progressive locality with the building of much needed infrastructure including a new wet market.
Tourist Spots in Looc
Beaches in Barangay Agojo
Beaches in Barangay Buenavista
Looc Bay Refuge and Marine Sanctuary
Plaza dela Paz
St. Joseph Parish Church
Grotto De Banloc with its Honesty Store
Festival in Looc
Feast of Saint Joseph
Map of Looc Municipality in Romblon Province