Baco is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Oriental Mindoro Province in MiMaRoPa Region or Region 4B, Philippines.
Profile of Baco Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Oriental Mindoro (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Teodoro (northwest), Calapan City and Naujan (east), Sablayan (south), Santa Cruz (southwest)
Area –> 216.23 km2 (83.49 sq mi)
Population –> 37,215 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 104,438,690.32
Barangays –> 27
Terrain –> Mountainous with lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Paulino Salvador Leachon
Mayor –> Reynaldo Marco
Vice Mayor –> Brederick V. Castillo
History of Baco
The town of Baco was formerly called Voco, Bato, Bacoy. It served as the capital of Mindoro from 1575 to 1679.
Economy of Baco
Baco is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Baco
Blessed Trinity Parish Church
Festival in Baco
Map of Baco Municipality in Oriental Mindoro