Sablayan History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Sablayan is a 1st class coastal municipality of Occidental Mindoro Province in MiMaRopa Region or Region 4-B, Philippines.

Sablayan Occidental Mindoro
Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro (Credit: Youtube video)

Profile of Sablayan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Mindoro Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Santa Cruz (north), Eight towns in Oriental Mindoro (east) and Calintaan (south)
Area –> 2,188.80 km2 (845.10 sq mi)
Population –> 83,169 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 426,370,654.58
Barangays –> 22
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain and river valleys
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Fish, Rice, Corn, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Josephine “Nene” Ramirez-Sato
Mayor –> Andres Dangeros
Vice Mayor –> Walter B. Marquez

History of Sablayan

The town of Sablayan was previously called Dongon. It was organized as a municipality in 1906 with Juan DaƱo as the mayor.

Economy of Sablayan

Sablayan is primarily an agricultural town. Rice and fish are the main products.

Tourist Spots in Sablayan

Apo Reef Natural Park
Mount Iglit-Baco National Park
North Pandan Island

South Pandan Island
Libuao lake
San Sebastian Parish Church (one of the oldest in the island of Mindoro)
Parola Park
Sablayan Zipline

Check out the various attractions of Sablayan in the video below.

Festivals in Sablayan

Dugoy Festival

Map of Sablayan Municipality in Occidental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Andres Dangeros, Governor Eduardo Gadiano

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