Cataingan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Cataingan is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Masbate Province in the Bicol Region, Philippines.

Cataingan Masbate
Cataingan, Masbate

Profile of Cataingan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Masbate Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Palanas (northwest), Pio V. Corpuz (south), Placer (west)
Area –> 191.64 km2 (73.99 sq mi)
Population –> 50,327 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 137,486,709.15
Barangays –> 36
Terrain –> Hilly with coastal Plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Masbateno, Bicolano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Wilton “Tonton” Kho
Mayor –> Felipe Cabatana
Vice Mayor –> Thelma K. Ang

History of Cataingan

The town of Cataingan was created on July 7, 1885. It was previously a territory of Palanas.

Economy of Cataingan

Cataingan is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products. It is the home of a seaport that has been included in the Eastern Nautical Highway (Roll-on Roll-off Ferry).

Tourist Spots in Cataingan

Khokak Beach Resort
Ogdoc Beach Resort
Mount Bagacay
St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Church

Festivals in Cataingan

Bagat Dagat Festival

Map of Cataingan Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Felipe Cabatana, Governor Antonio Kho

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