Balabac Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Balabac is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Palawan Province in Region IVB or Mimaropa, Philippines.

Profile of Balabac Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern tip of Palawan island in the western part of the Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bataraza (north)
Area –> 581.60 km2
Population –> 40,142 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 143,510,962.09
Barangays –> 20
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Fish, Seaweed, Coconut, Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Molbog, Tagalog, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Cyrille Abueg-Zaldivar
Mayor –> Shuaib Astami
Vice Mayor –> Al-Hazni A. Astami

History of Balabac

The town of Balabac was separated from Bataraza in 1957 to become an independent municipality.

Economy of Balabac

Balabac is an agricultural town where fish, seaweed, coconut, rice, and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Balabac

Queen Helen Sandbar
Angela Sandbar
Bugsuk Island Beaches including Punta Sebaring Beach
Candaraman Island (Starfish Island)
Onok Island
Canabungan Island
Comiran/Camiaran Island A.K.A. Pink Island
Patawan Island

Patawan Island
Patawan Island (Credit:

Patongong Island
Indalawan Falls
Sibaring Island
Sicsican Island
Cape Melville Lighthouse
Immaculate Conception Parish Church

Festival in Balabac

Balabac Town Fiesta

Map of Balabac Municipality in Palawan Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Shuaib Astami, Governor Jose Ch. Alvarez

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