Pio V. Corpuz Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Pio V. Corpuz Masbate
Pio V. Corpuz, Masbate (Credit: Facebook Video)

Profile of Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Masbate Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Cataingan (north) and Esperanza (west)
Area –> 89.33 km2 (34.49 sq mi)
Population –> 23,236 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 69,586,007.59
Barangays –> 18
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, Bicolano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Wilton “Tonton” Kho
Mayor –> Allan Lepasana
Vice Mayor –> Rozabeth M. Tayo

History of Pio V. Corpuz

The town of Pio V. Corpuz was originally called Limbuhan. It was created out of several barrios of Cataingan by virtue of Republic Act 641 which was approved by Congress on June 11, 1951 and signed by then President Elpidio Quirino. In 1954, the town got its present name in honor of former Masbate Congressman and Governor, Pio Vicente Corpus.

Economy of Pio V. Corpuz

Pio V. Corpuz is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Pio V. Corpuz

Bugtong Island
Saint Roche Parish Church

Festivals in Pio V. Corpuz

Coco Festival

Map of Pio V. Corpuz Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Allan Lepasana, Governor Antonio Kho

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