Mobo (Masbate) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Municipal Hall in Mobo, Masbate (Credit: LGU Facebook Page)

Profile of Mobo Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Masbate Island in the central part of the Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Uson (southeast), Milagros (south), and Masbate City (west)
Area –> 143.47 km2 (55.39 sq mi)
Population –> 38,813 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 94,157,221.10
Barangays –> 29
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 –> Raymund Salvacion
Vice Mayor –> Percival D. Castillo

History of Mobo

The town of Mobo was created in 1949. It was carved out of the capital of the province Masbate City.

Economy of Mobo

Mobo is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products. It is the home of the largest electric power plant in the island.

Tourist Spots in Mobo

Mayong Payong Mountain Peak
Gold Beach Resort
Balatucan View Deck
Saint Nicolas De Tolentino Parish Church

Festivals in Mobo

Sayaw Dayaw Panisito Festival

Map of Mobo Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Raymund Salvacion, Governor Antonio Kho

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