Rizal (Occidental Mindoro) History, Tourist Spots, Festival

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

Rizal Occidental Mindoro Municipal Hall
Rizal Occidental Mindoro Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Rizal Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southeastern part of Mindoro Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Calintaan (north) and San Jose (southeast)
Area –> 242.50 km2 (93.63 sq mi)
Population –> 38,263
Revenue (2016) –> 103,667,212.03
Barangays –> 11
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 –> Ernesto pablo Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Jesus A. Valdez Sr.

History of Rizal

On April 3, 1969, the municipality of Rizal was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 5460 through the efforts of Congressman Pedro Medalla Sr.

Economy of Rizal

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

Tourist Spots in Rizal

Lumintao Aplaya Beach in Barangay Malawaan
Rumbang Beach
Salvacion Beach
Rizal Park
Tampok Park

Festivals in Rizal

Arawata Festival
Map of Rizal Municipality in Occidental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Ernesto pablo Jr., Governor Eduardo Gadiano

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