Socorro (Oriental Mindoro) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Socorro Municipa Hall
Socorro Municipa Hall (Photo Credit: Socorro LGU)

Profile of Socorro Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Oriental Mindoro (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Victoria (northwest), Pola (east), Pinamalayan (south)
Area –> 151.38 km2 (58.45 sq mi)
Population –> 39,099 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 105,333,042.82
Barangays –> 26
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Paulino Salvador Leachon
Mayor –> Maria e Brondial
Vice Mayor –> Roy A. De Claro

History of Socorro

The town of Socorro was created on on June 22, 1962 by virtue of Republic Act No. 3609. It was formerly a territory of Pola.

Economy of Socorro

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

Tourist Spots in Socorro

Lake Naujan
Holy Family Parish Church

Festival in Socorro

Pakapya-Agtike Festival

Map of Socorro Municipality in Oriental Mindoro

See also: Profile of Mayor Maria e Brondial, Governor Humerlito “Bonz” Dolor

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