Roxas (Palawan) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Roxas is a 1st class coastal municipality of Palawan Province in Region IVB or Mimaropa, Philippines.

Roxas Palawan
Roxas Palawan

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
Government Officials
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
Kilala Beach
Coconut Beach
Tumarbong Beach
North Verde Island
South Verde Island

Festivals in Roxas

Panalaminan Festival

Map of Roxas Municipality in Palawan

See also: Profile of Mayor Dennis Sabando, Governor Jose Ch. Alvarez

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