Botolan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Botolan is a 1st class coastal municipality of Zambales Province in Central Luzon Region, Philippines.

Botolan Municipal Hall
Botolan Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: FVelasquez via wiki commons)

Profile of Botolan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Zambales Province in the western part of Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Iba (north), Capas and Bamban in Tarlac (east), Porac in Pampanga (east), San Marcelino and Cabangan (south)
Area –> 735.28 km2 (283.89 sq mi)
Population –> 57,707 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 201,818,583.72
Barangays –> 31
Terrain –> Mountainous with hills and coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Ilocano, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –>
Cheryl D. Montalla
Mayor –> Doris Jeresano
Vice Mayor –> Doris Ladines

History of Botolan

The town of Botolan was founded in 1572.

Economy of Botolan

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

Tourist Spots in Botolan

Binoclutan Beach
Ohana Beach Camp
Botolan Wildlife Farm

Santa Monica Parish Church
Ina Poon Bato Church (Pilgrimage Church)

Festivals in Botolan

Domorokdok Festival
Feast of Ina Poon Bato (Nuestra Señora dela Paz)

Map of Botolan Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Doris Jeresano, Governor Hermogenes Ebdane Jr.

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