Belison Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

Belison is a 5th class coastal municipality of Antique Province in Western Visayas Region, Philippines.

Belison Municipal Hall
Belison Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Belison LGU)

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
Government Officials
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

Borocboroc Beach
Salvacion Beach
Our Lady Of Candles Parish Church

Festivals in Belison

Biray Festival

Map of Belison Municipality in Antique Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Christopher Piccio, Governor Rhodora Cadiao

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