Mandaon Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Mandaon is a 3rd class municipality of Masbate Province, Philippines.

Mandaon Masbate
Mandaon, Masbate

Profile of Mandaon Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Masbate Island in the central part of the Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Aroroy (north), Milagros (east), Balud (south)
Area –> 280.80 km2 (108.42 sq mi)
Population –> 41,262 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 111,078,430.56
Barangays –> 26
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Fish, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Masbateño; Hiligaynon; Bikolano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Elisa Kho
Mayor –> Emily Hao
Vice Mayor –> Romeo R. Villanueva

History of Mandaon

The town of Mandaon was founded on April 27, 1554 making it one of the earliest Spanish settlements in the Philippines.

Economy of Mandaon

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

Tourist Spots in Mandaon

Bat-ongan Cave
Batuan Hill
Carogo Island
Cagmasoso Island
Lantangan Beach
River Ridge Recreational Resort
Holy Family Parish Church
Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (DEBESMSCAT) which occupies 3,668 hectares of land

Festivals in Mandaon

Pamasayan Festival

Map of Mandaon Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Emily Hao, Governor Antonio Kho

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