Brooke’s Point is a 1st class coastal municipality of Palawan Province, MiMaRoPa Region or Region IVB, Philippines.
Profile of Brooke’s Point Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Palawan Island in western Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Quezon (north), Sofronio Espanola (northeast), Balataza (southwest), Rizal (west)
Area –> 1,303.40 km2 (503.25 sq mi)
Population –> 66,374 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 291,086,034.37
Barangays –> 18
Terrain –> Mountainous with a broad coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Palawano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Congressman –> Cyrille Abueg-Zaldivar
Mayor –> Mary Jean Feliciano
Vice Mayor –> Georjalyn Joy O. Quiachon
History of Brooke’s Point
The town of Brooke’s Point was created on June 28, 1949 by virtue of Executive Order No. 232 issued by then-President Elpidio Quirino. Originally called Bonbon, its present name came from the Englishman Sir James Brooke, first white Rajah of Sarawak and founder of the Brooke Dynasty. He was believed to have made a voyage to this place and established trading relations with its people.
Economy of Brooke’s Point
Brooke’s Point is an agricultural town where fish, rice, coconut and corn are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Brooke’s Point
Festivals in Brooke’s Point
Map of Brooke’s Point Municipality in Palawan