Pinamalayan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Pinamalayan is a 1st class coastal municipality of Oriental Mindoro Province in MiMaRoPa Region or Region 4B, Philippines.

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

Profile of Pinamalayan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Oriental Mindoro (see map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Socorro and Pola (north), Gloria (south), Sablayan (west)
Area –> 282.26 km2 (108.98 sq mi)
Population –> 86,172 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 212,124,743.20
Barangays –> 37
Terrain –> Lowland with high 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 Jr.
Mayor –> Aristeo Baldos Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Rodolfo M. Magsino

History of Pinamalayan

The town of Pinamalayan traced its roots to the establishment of a permanent settlement in 1890 with Juan Morente, Sr. as gobernadorcillo. In the early part of the American regime, Cornelio Nable was appointed as the first President of a territory that includes the areas now occupied by Gloria, Roxas and Bongabong.

Economy of Pinamalayan

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

The town anticipates its future status as an agro-industrial city.

Tourist Spots in Pinamalayan

Papandayan Beach
Banilad Beach
Quinabigan Beach
Pinamalayan Park

Festival in Pinamalayan

Bahag-hari Festival

Map of Pinamalayan Municipality in Oriental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Aristeo Baldos Jr., Governor Humerlito “Bonz” Dolor

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