Roxas is a 1st class coastal municipality of Palawan Province in Region IVB or Mimaropa, Philippines.
Profile of Roxas Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Palawan Island in Western Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Taytay (north), Puerto Princesa City (south), San Vicente (west)
Area –> 1,177.56 km2 (454.66 sq mi)
Population –> 65,358 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 268,571,889.59
Barangays –> 31
Terrain –> Mountainous with hills and narrow coastal plains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English, Ilonggo,
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Franz Alvarez
Mayor –> Dennis Sabando
Vice Mayor –> Alfredo B. Enojas Jr.
History of Roxas
The town of Roxas was created under Republic Act No. 615 in 1951. It was previously part of Puerto Princesa City.
Economy of Roxas
Roxas is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Roxas
Frisco Beach Park
North Verde Island
South Verde Island
Festivals in Roxas
Map of Roxas Municipality in Palawan