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