Minglanilla is a 1st class coastal municipality of Cebu Province in Central Visayas Region or Region 7, Philippines.
Profile of Minglanilla Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Cebu Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Toledo City (north), Cebu City and Talisay City (east), Naga City (west)
Area –> 65.60 km2 (25.33 sq mi)
Population –> 132,135 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with rolling hills and coastal plains
Industries –> Trading, Tourism, Agriculture
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 19
Revenue (2016) –> 266,403,577.84
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Eduardo Gullas Sr.
Mayor –> Elanito Peña
Vice Mayor –> Loben C. Geozeon
History of Minglanilla
Minglanilla was formerly called Buat. In 1858, it was formally established as a pueblo and renamed Minglanilla after a certain locality in Spain with the same name. Its first parish priest, Fr. Sanchez, is credited as the founder of the town.
Economy of Minglanilla
Minglanilla is fast becoming an urban center. It is in fact part of Metropolitan Cebu. A lot of commercial enterprises and subdivisions are located at or near the town center. In the mountain areas, residents maintain vegetable gardens, poultry and piggery farms.
The proposed Ming-Mori reclamation project is under way. If approved, some 100 hectares of reclaimed land along the shore of Minglanilla will soon become the home of a techno-park where industrial and commercial firms locate.
Tourist Spots in Minglanilla
Immaculate of Mary Parish Church
Anjo World theme Park
Festival in Minglanilla
Kabanhawan (Cebuano for “Resurrection”) Festival
Map of Minglanilla Municipality in Cebu Province