Dimasalang Masbate Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Dimasalang is a 4th class coastal municipality of Masbate Province in the Bicol Region, Philippines.

Municipal Hall of Dimasalang Masbate
Municipal Hall of Dimasalang Masbate (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Dimasalang Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Masbate Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Uson (northwest), Palanas (southeast), Cawayan (southwest)
Area –> 148.07 km2 (57.17 sq mi)
Population –> 26,192 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 80,659,360.64
Barangays –> 20
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 –> Michael Naga
Vice Mayor –> Wilfredo D. Lim

History of Dimasalang

The town of Dimasalang was created on December 01, 1903 but it functioned formally as a separate municipality of Palanas in 1904. It was named after the pen name of the Philippine’s National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal.

Economy of Dimasalang

Dimasalang is an agricultural town where rice and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Dimasalang

Jamorawon Beach
Deagan Island
Cadulan Beach
Saint Joseph Parish Church

Festivals in Dimasalang

Naro Festival

Map of Dimasalang Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Michael Naga, Governor Antonio Kho

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