Bulalacao Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Bulalacao is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Oriental Mindoro Province in MiMaRoPa Region or Region 4B, Philippines.

Bulalacao Municipal Hall
Bulalacao Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Elmer Domingo)

Profile of Bulalacao Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southeastern part of Mindoro Island off the coast of Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Mansalay (north) and Magsaysay in Occidental Mindoro (west)
Area –> 321.86 km2 (124.27 sq mi)
Population –> 39,107 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 114,743,679.73
Barangays –> 15
Terrain –> Coastal Plain with mountains and hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Alfonso Umali
Mayor –> Ernilo Villas
Vice Mayor –> Ramon G. Magbanua

History of Bulalacao

In 1903, the town of Bulalacao registered 3,754 residents. A large part of the land covered by the town was formerly owned by a certain Don Gabriel Contreras whose wealth and power influenced much of the history of the place.

Economy of Bulalacao

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

The town is home to a busy roll-on roll-off (RORO) port.

Tourist Spots in Bulalacao

Buyayaw Island
Tambaron Island
Saints Peter & Paul Parish Church

Festivals in Bulalacao

Biniray Festival

Map of Bulalacao Municipality in Oriental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Ernilo Villas, Governor Humerlito “Bonz” Dolor

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