Bobon History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Bobon is a 4th class coastal municipality of Northern Samar Province in Eastern Visayas Region, Philippines.

Profile of Bobon Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern western part of Samar Island in Eastern Visayas (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Catarman (east), Calbayog City (south), Victoria and San Jose (west)
Area –> 130.00 km2 (50.19 sq mi)
Population –> 23,668 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 71,646,727.00
Barangays –> 18
Terrain –> Hilly with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Waray, Bicolano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Paul Daza
Mayor –> Clara Gremio
Vice Mayor –> Elena S. Balite

History of Bobon

In 1903, Bobon registered total population of 6,107 which increased to 24,287. It went down to 12,702 and ballooned to 23,668 in 2015.

Economy of Bobon

Bobon is an agricultural town where rice, coconut and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Bobon

Binu Falls

Binu Falls in Bobon Northern Samar
Binu Falls in Bobon, Northern Samar (Credit: youtube video)

Pearl Orient Beach Resort
Dancalan Beach
Kalirukan Beach
Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish Church

Festivals in Bobon

Agta Festival

Map of Bobon Municipality in Northern Samar Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Clara Gremio, Governor Edwin Ongchuan

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