San Dionisio (Iloilo) History, Tourist Spots, Festival

San Dionisio is a 4th class coastal municipality of Iloilo province in Western Visayas Region, Philippines.

Profile of San Dionisio Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northeastern part of Iloilo Province in Panay Island, Western Visayas Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Batad (north), Concepcion (south), Sara (west)
Area –> 127.06 km2 (49.06 sq mi)
Population –> 38,775 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 89,934,061.87
Barangays –> 29
Terrain –> Hilly with mountains, valleys and coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Hiligaynon, Capiznon, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 5th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Raul C. Tupas
Mayor –> Darwin Bajada
Vice Mayor –> Erma Perez
Councilors (Sangguniang Bayan or SB)
Benjie Laurencio
Herjhun Albania
Roger Neil Lopez
Jeff Albania
Cash Jacomina
Rufino Alkonga
Christian Paul Lopez
Ian Guillermo (ABC President)
Ricsie Jan Cajurao (SK Federation President)

History of San Dionisio

In 1920, the American colonial government established the town of San Dionisio out of several barrios of Sara.

Economy of San Dionisio

San Dionisio is an agricultural town where rice and fish are the main products. At the town center called Poblacion, commercial activities such as trading and services are found. Manufacturing is limited to small scale production of handicrafts and processed food, repair of furniture and machineries as well as tailoring and hollow block making.

Tourist Spots in San Dionisio

Javellana Beach
Sua Beach
Lacdian Island
Matagda Island
St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Church

Festivals in San Dionisio

Kanaway Festival

Map of San Dionisio Municipality in Iloilo Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Darwin Bajada, Governor Arthur Defensor Jr.

LGU logo of San Dionisio in Iloilo Province
LGU logo of San Dionisio in Iloilo Province

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