Koronadal History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Koronadal is a 3rd class inland city and the capital of South Cotabato Province in Region 12, Philippines.

Koronadal City Hall
Koronadal City Hall (Credit: wiki commons)

Profile of Koronadal City (Geography)
Location –> Southern Mindanao, Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Lutayan and Columbio of Sultan Kudarat Province (north), Tampakan (east), Tupi (south), Banga (southwest), Tantangan (west)
Area –> 277.00 km2 (106.95 sq mi)
Population –> 174,942 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 27
Revenue (2016) –> 720,036,615.06
Terrain –> Lowland with mountains in the east and west
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Hiligaynon, Bisaya (Cebuano), Maguindanao, Blaan, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Ferdinand Hernandez
Mayor –> Eliordo Ogena
Vice Mayor –> Peter Miguel

History of Koronadal

Koronadal was organized as a settlement in 1939. It was formally created as a municipality on August 18, 1947. By virtue of Republic Act 8803 signed by President Joseph Estrada, it was elevated into a city on on October 8, 2000.

Economy, Business and Investment in Koronadal

Koronadal is a fast growing urban area. Although agriculture is the main economic activity in much of the city’s area, trading and service industries are fast becoming an important sources of livelihood for many residents.

Tourist Spots in Koronadal

Siok Falls
Rizal Park
Provincial Capitol
Christ The King Cathedral

Festival in Koronadal

Hinugyaw Festival

Map of Koronadal City

See also: List of Philippine Cities by Region and Province
See also: Biography of Governor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr.

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