Tacurong is a 4th class inland city of Sultan Kudarat Province in Region 12, Philippines.
Profile of Tacurong City (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Mindanao Island, Southern Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Lambayong (northwest), President Quirino (east), Tantangan in South Cotabato (south), isulan (west)
Area –> 153.40 km2 (59.23 sq mi)
Population –> 98,316 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 20
Revenue (2016) –> 499,311,173.72
Terrain –> Lowland with hills in the south
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Maguindanao, Hiligaynon, Tagalog, Ilocano, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Bai Rihan M. Sakaluran
Mayor –> Lino O. Montilla (Succeeded Angelo Montilla who passed away on June 7, 2021)
Vice Mayor –> Lalaine J. Montilla
History of Tacurong
Tacurong was organized as a municipality on August 3, 1951 by virtue of Executive Order Number 462 issued by the President Elpidio Quirino. It was formerly a territory of Buluan municipality.
On August 16, 2000, Tacurong was elevated as a city after Republic Act 8805 was ratified.
Economy, Business and Investment in Tacurong
Tacurong is an agricultural area where rice and corn are the main products. As a city, there are many commercial establishments in the city.
Tourist Spots in Tacurong
Genalin Park and Zoo
Baras Bird Sanctuary
Festivals in Tacurong
Tacurong Bird Festival
Map of Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat Province