Culion Tourist Spots, History, Festival, Officials

Culion is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Palawan Province, MiMaRoPa Region or Region IVB, Philippines.

Culion Palawan
Culion, Palawan (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Culion Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Palawan Island in western Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Coron and Busuanga (north) and Linapacan (South)
Area –> 499.59 km2 (192.89 sq mi)
Population –> 20,139 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 114,722,054.47
Barangays –> 14
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Palawano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Franz Alvarez
Mayor –> Maria Virginia de Vera
Vice Mayor –> Alister S. Leyson

History of Culion

The town of Culion was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 7193 on February 19, 1992. It was established as a leprosarium in 1906 but it was abolished in the 1980s.

Economy of Culion

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

Tourist Spots in Culion

Culion Museum and Archives
Tambon Island

Festivals in Culion

Tirimes-Times Festival

Map of Culion Municipality in Palawan

See also: Profile of Mayor Maria Virginia de Vera, Governor Jose Ch. Alvarez

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