Calintaan History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Calintaan is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Occidental Mindoro Province in MiMaRopa Region or Region 4-B, Philippines.

Calintaan Municipal Hall
Calintaan Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Calintaan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Mindoro Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Sablayan (north), Mansalay (east) and Rizal (south)
Area –> 382.50 km2 (147.68 sq mi)
Population –> 29,826
Revenue (2016) –> 113,813,516.79
Barangays –> 7
Terrain –> Mountainous with narrow coastal plain
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 –> Eric Labrador
Vice Mayor –> Dante C. Esteban

History of Calintaan

Calintaan was previously a barrio of Sablayan. On June 18, 1966, it was created as a separate municipality. Felomino Jimenez became the first elected mayor of the town.

Economy of Calintaan

Calintaan is primarily an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the primary products.

Tourist Spots in Calintaan

Calintaan Beach

Salugsog Falls at Barangay Malpalon
Saint Michael the Archangel Parish Church

Festivals in Calintaan

Tambuid Festival

Map of Calintaan Municipality in Occidental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Eric Labrador, Governor Eduardo Gadiano

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