Santa Cruz (Occidental Mindoro) History, Tourist Spots, Festival

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
Government Officials
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
Barahan Beach

Festivals in Santa Cruz

Arawatan Festival

Map of Santa Cruz Municipality in Occidental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Meriam Quijano , Governor Eduardo Gadiano

Santa Cruz Occidental Mindoro
Santa Cruz Occidental Mindoro

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