Sablayan is a 1st class coastal municipality of Occidental Mindoro Province in MiMaRopa Region or Region 4-B, Philippines.
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
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 Daño 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
San Sebastian Parish Church (one of the oldest in the island of Mindoro)
Check out the various attractions of Sablayan in the video below.
Festivals in Sablayan
Map of Sablayan Municipality in Occidental Mindoro