Magsaysay is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Occidental Mindoro Province in MiMaRopa Region or Region 4-B, Philippines.
Profile of Magsaysay Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southeastern part of Mindoro Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Jose (north) and Bulalacao in Oriental Mindoro (east)
Area –> 296.70 km2 (114.56 sq mi)
Population –> 36,016
Revenue (2016) –> 106,714,210.53
Barangays –> 12
Terrain –> Coastal plain with hills and 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 –> Cesar Tria Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Edgardo I. Eliscupidez Sr.
History of Magsaysay
Magsaysay was formerly a territory of San Jose. It was created as a separate municipality by virtue of Republic Act 5459, signed by President Ferdinand Marcos on On April 3, 1969.
Economy of Magsaysay
Magsaysay is primarily an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the primary products. It is home to a seaport located on Ilin Strait.
Tourist Spots in Magsaysay
Magsaysay Town Plaza
Festival in Magsaysay
Feast of the Good Shepherd
Map of Magsaysay Municipality in Occidental Mindoro