Balud Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Balud is a 4th class municipality of Masbate Province, Philippines.

Balud Masbate
Balud, Masbate

Profile of Balud Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western side of Masbate Island in the central part of the Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Mandaon and Milagros in the north
Area –> 231.00 km2 (89.19 sq mi)
Population –> 38,124 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 103,450,468.71
Barangays –> 32
Terrain –> Coastal plain with mountains and hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> MasbateƱo; Hiligaynon; Bikolano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Elisa Kho
Mayor –> Ruben Jude Lim
Vice Mayor –> Felimon C. Abelita III

History of Balud

The town of Balud became an independent municipality from Milagros on August 19, 1949 by virtue of Executive Order No. 242 issued by President Elpidio Quirino.

Economy of Balud

Balud is an agricultural town where rice, cattle and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Balud

Palani Beach
Calumpang Beach
Talisay Beach
Bataga Beach
Jintotolo Island with its famous lighthouse
Santo Nino Parish Church

Festivals in Balud

Pangumagat Festival

Map of Balud Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Ruben ude Lim, Governor Antonio Kho

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