Santa Cruz is a 1st class coastal municipality of Occidental Mindoro Province in MiMaRopa Region or Region 4-B, Philippines.
Profile of Santa Cruz Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northwestern part of Mindoro Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Puerto Galera and San Teodoro in Oriental Mindoro (east), Sablayan (south), Mamburao (northwest)
Area –> 681.40 km2 (263.09 sq mi)
Population –> 37,484 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 158,338,787.94
Barangays –> 11
Terrain –> Coastal Plain with high mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Fish, Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Congressman –> Josephine “Nene” Ramirez-Sato
Mayor –> Meriam Quijano
Vice Mayor –> Ernesto P. Torreliza
History of Santa Cruz
Formerly called Talabasi, Santa Cruz was a territory of Mamburao until April 1, 1949 when it was created as a separate municipality by virtue of Executive Order 210 issued by President Elpidio Quirino.
Economy of Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz is primarily an agricultural town. Rice, Corn and fish are the main products.
Tourist Spots in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Beach
Festivals in Santa Cruz
Map of Santa Cruz Municipality in Occidental Mindoro