Esperanza Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Esperanza is a 5th class coastal municipality of Masbate Province in the Bicol Region, Philippines.

Esperanza Masbate
Esperanza, Masbate

Profile of Esperanza Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Masbate Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Placer (north) and Pio V. Corpuz (east)
Area –> 67.49 km2 (26.06 sq mi)
Population –> 18,568 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 57,627,781.48
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 –> Cebuano, Masbateno, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Wilton “Tonton” Kho
Mayor –> Fernando Talisic
Vice Mayor –> Rodolfo P. Pepito

History of Esperanza

The town of Esperanza was created on May 7, 1959 by virtue of Executive Order No. 337. It was previously a barrio of Placer. Santos Edem Conag was the first elected mayor.

Economy of Esperanza

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

Tourist Spots in Esperanza

Gamay Na Baybay Beach
Talisay (Punta) Beach
Manok Manok Beach
Iligan Beach
Libertad Beach
Rizal Beach
La Manok Island
Saint Roche Parish Church

Festivals in Esperanza

Feast of Saint Roche

Map of Esperanza Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Fernando Talisic, Governor Antonio Kho

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