Placer Masbate Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Placer Masbate
Placer Masbate

Profile of Placer Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Masbate Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Palanas (north), Cataingan (east), Esperanza (south), Cawayan (west)
Area –> 193.03 km2 (74.53 sq mi)
Population –> 55,826 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 129,181,999.42
Barangays –> 35
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 –> Eusebio Dumoran Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Alito Quilongquilong

History of Placer

The municipality of Placer was organized on June 16, 1948 through Republic Act No. 292. It was originally a barrio of Cataingan.

Economy of Placer

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

Tourist Spots in Placer

Daraga Beach
Pasiagon Beach
Olutaya Island
Our Lady of Remedies Parish Church

Posted by Our Lady Of Remedies Parish Church – Placer, Masbate on Sunday, July 27, 2014

Festivals in Placer

Himag-ulaw Festival

Map of Placer Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Eusebio Dumoran Jr., Governor Antonio Kho

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