Manapla History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Manapla is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Negros Occidental Province in Western Visayas Region or Region 6, Philippines.

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

Profile of Manapla Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Negros Island (See map below)
Neighboring Cities –> Cadiz City (east) and Victorias City (west)
Area –> 112.86 km2 (43.58 sq mi)
Population –> 54,845 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 12
Revenue (2016) –> 132,206,986.4
Terrain –> Coastal Plain with rolling hills and mountains in the south
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Sugar, Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilonggo, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Leo Rafael Cueva
Mayor –> Manuel Escalante III
Vice Mayor –> Edgar B. Pagayonan

History of Manapla

Manapla was founded as a pueblo in 1860 with Bernardo Gallo as the first appointed Capitan Municipal.

Economy, Business and Investment in Manapla

Manapla is an agricultural town where sugar and rice are the main products.

Tourist Spots in Manapla

Manapla Public Plaza
Saint Roch Parish Church
Ceferina Beach Resort

Festival in Manapla

Manang Pula Festival

Map of Manapla Municipality in Negros Occidental Province

See also: Biography of Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson

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