Garcia Hernandez Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

Garcia Hernandez is a 4th class coastal municipality of Bohol Province in Region 7 or Central Visayas Region, Philippines.

Garcia Hernandez
Garcia Hernandez

Profile of Garcia Hernandez Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Bohol Island in Central Visayas, Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Sirra Bulones (north), Jagna (east) and Valencia (west)
Area –> 127.50 km2 (49.23 sq mi)
Population –> 24,194 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 83,548,424.76
Barangays –> 30
Terrain –> Mountainous with hills and coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Boholano, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Kristine Alexie Tutor
Mayor –> Tita Gallente
Vice Mayor –> Miguelito B. Galendez

History of Garcia Hernandez

The town of Garcia Hernandez had a population of 6,060 in 1903.

Economy of Garcia Hernandez

Garcia Hernandezis an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.

Mining plays an important role in the local economy with operation of Philippine Mining Services Corporation.

Tourist Spots in

Imelda Beach
Kalagan Burial Cave (considered as sacred)
St. John the Baptist Parish Church

Festivals in

Sinugboan Festival

Map of Municipality in Bohol Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Tita Gallente, Governor Arthur Yap

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