Roxas is a 3rd class city and the capital of of Capiz Province in Region 6 or Western Visayas Region, Philippines.
Profile of Roxas City (Geography)
Location –> northeastern part of Panay Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Panay (east), Panitan (south), Ivisan (west)
Area –> 95.07 km2 (36.71 sq mi)
Population –> 167,003 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 47
Revenue (2016) –> 624,662,844.31
Terrain –> Flat with hills on the western part of the city
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Capiznon, Hiligaynon, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Go here to see the elected city officials of Roxas City.
History of Roxas City
Roxas was formerly called Capiz. It was founded in 1569 as a Spanish mission. It became a city on May 12, 1951 by virtue of Republic Act 603 signed by then President Elpidio Quirino.
Economy, Business and Investment in Roxas City
Roxas is considered the seafoods capital of the Philippines because of the great variety of seafoods produced and process in te city.
Tourist Spots in Roxas City
Ang Panublion Museum
Manuel A. Roxas Monument
Roxas City Bandstand
Palina Greenbelt Ecopark
Immaculate Conception Metropolitan Cathedral
Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Festival in Roxas City
Sinadya sa Halaran Festival
Map of Roxas City in Capiz Province