Magsaysay (Occidental Mindoro) History, Tourist Spots, Festival

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

Magsaysay Municipal Hall in Occidental Mindoro
Magsaysay Municipal Hall in Occidental Mindoro (Credit: Facebook Video Screenshot)

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
Government Officials
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

Magsaysay Town Plaza in Occidental Mindoro
Magsaysay Town Plaza in Occidental Mindoro

Garza Island
Magsaysay Beach

Festival in Magsaysay

Feast of the Good Shepherd

Map of Magsaysay Municipality in Occidental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Cesar Tria Jr., Governor Eduardo Gadiano

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