Palauig is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Zambales Province in Central Luzon Region, Philippines.
Profile of Palauig Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Zambales Province in the western portion of Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Candelaria (north), San Jose in Tarlac (east), and Iba (south)
* Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) in the West Philippine Sea is a territory of Palauig.
Area –> 310.00 km2 (119.69 sq mi)
Population –> 34,947 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 117,624,050.91
Barangays –> 19
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Mango, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Pangasinense, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Congressman –> Cheryl D. Montalla
Mayor –> Billy Aceron
Vice Mayor –> Arnold A. Anaud
History of Palauig
The town of Palauig was established in 1870.
Economy of Palauig
Palauig is an agricultural town where rice, mango and fish are the major products.
A unit of Ayala Corporation, one of the Philippines’ leading business groups, operates a sprawling solar farm that adds power supply to the Luzon grid.
Tourist Spots in Palauig
Magalawa Island with Beaches
Palauig Point with Lighthouse
Church of the Immaculate Conception
Festivals in Palauig
Foundation Day Celebration on April 10
Map of Palauig Municipality in Zambales Province