Belison is a 5th class coastal municipality of Antique Province in Western Visayas Region, Philippines.
Profile of Belison Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Panay Island in Western Visayas Region(See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Patnongon (north), San Remegio (east), Sibalom and San Jose (south)
Area –> 19.78 km2 (7.64 sq mi)
Population –> 13,539 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 47,414,092.02
Barangays –> 11
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Kinaray-a, Ati, Hiligaynon, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Congressman –> Loren Legarda
Mayor –> Christopher Piccio
Vice Mayor –> Darell B. dela Flor
History of Belison
The town of Belison was formerly a territory of Patnongon Municipality. On March 10, 1961, President Carlos P. Garcia signed Executive Order No. 421 making Belison an independent municipality.
Economy of Belison
Belison is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Belison
Our Lady Of Candles Parish Church
Festivals in Belison
Map of Belison Municipality in Antique Province