Province of Guimaras:

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 67900000

Exploring the Tropical Splendor of Guimaras Province

Nestled in the heart of the Philippines, Guimaras Province is an idyllic destination for travelers seeking serenity, natural beauty, and a taste of rural island life. Known for its picturesque landscapes, pristine beaches, and sweetest mangoes, Guimaras offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of urban centers. Its provincial capital is the municipality of Jordan.

Sweetest Mangoes in the World

Guimaras takes pride in producing some of the sweetest mangoes on the globe. These mangoes are not just delectable, but they are also a crucial part of the local culture and economy. The province celebrates the Manggahan Festival every year to honor their mango industry, a vibrant event featuring mango-eating contests, cultural parades, and agricultural fairs.

Natural Attractions and Island Adventures

The province’s geography is a mix of rolling hills, rocky coasts, and a multitude of islets dotting its clear blue waters. Beach lovers will delight in the white sandy stretches of Alubihod Beach and the secluded coves found throughout the small islands like Ave Maria Islet. For a more adventurous soul, the Guisi Lighthouse and Guisi Beach offer stunning views and a historic touch, giving a glimpse into the province’s colonial past.

Eco-Tourism at Its Best

Guimaras is not just for lounging by the beach. It caters to eco-tourists with its various nature parks and reserves. Take a trek through the Roca Encantada, or the enchanted rock, and marvel at the panoramic views of the ocean. The Taklong Island National Marine Reserve is a sanctuary for diverse marine life and a perfect spot for snorkeling and diving.

Monastery Visit for Spiritual Reflection

The Trappist Monastery in Guimaras is a testament to the spiritual heritage of the province. It allows visitors a glimpse into the monastic life of the monks who also produce various products like jams, cookies, and religious items, helping support their community.

Sustainable Tourism Initiatives

Guimaras is also moving towards sustainable tourism practices. Through community efforts, the province is promoting eco-friendly tours and supporting local businesses that contribute to the protection of its natural resources and cultural heritage.

Conclusion

Guimaras Province may be off the beaten track, but it’s a hidden gem in the Philippines, offering an authentic island experience. Whether you’re after the sweet taste of its renowned mangoes, the thrill of its natural wonders, or the peace of its secluded beaches, Guimaras is a destination that will touch the heart of every traveler.

Guimaras is an island province off the south-western coast of Panay Island and is composed of:

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Buenavista: Municipality

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 67901000

2020 Population: 52,899

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679010011AgsanayanRural1,8511,761492InlandGuimaras Island
679010022AvilaRural2,8752,398626InlandGuimaras Island
679010053Bacjao (Calumingan)Rural1,046707133CoastalGuimaras Island
679010034BanbanRural7091,106227InlandGuimaras Island
679010065CansilayanRural1,2811,231315InlandGuimaras Island
679010076Dagsa-anRural1,1481,149378CoastalGuimaras Island
679010087DaraganRural1,4961,473478InlandGuimaras Island
679010098East Valencia (Mantangingi) Rural2,3592,451795CoastalGuimaras Island
679010119Getulio (Ili)Rural2,1962,500559CoastalGuimaras Island
6790101410MabiniUrban1,4341,258197InlandGuimaras Island
6790101511MagsaysayRural61655858CoastalGuimaras Island
6790101612MclainRural1,2761,480396InlandGuimaras Island
6790101713MontpillerRural808850325InlandGuimaras Island
6790101814NavalasRural1,4641,342205CoastalGuimaras Island
6790101915NazaretRural1,5401,331205InlandGuimaras Island
6790102016New Población (Calingao)Rural3,9093,570450Población-InlandGuimaras Island
6790102117Old Población  (Daan Banwa)Rural1,2261,234157Población-CoastalGuimaras Island
6790102218Piña Rural2,2281,9321,876InlandGuimaras Island
6790102319RizalRural9941,01590CoastalGuimaras Island
6790102420Salvacion (Ambulong)Rural4,1403,685504InlandGuimaras Island
6790102521San FernandoRural435446183InlandGuimaras Island
6790102622San IsidroRural1,3461,346313InlandGuimaras Island
6790102723San MiguelRural699624107CoastalGuimaras Island
6790102824San Nicolas  (Tabao)Rural1,3951,227386InlandGuimaras Island
6790102925San Pedro  (Bating) Rural809723236InlandGuimaras Island
6790103026San RoqueRural1,8241,671388InlandGuimaras Island
6790103227SawangRural35833966CoastalGuimaras Island
6790103128Santo RosarioRural2,6642,57161CoastalGuimaras Island
6790103429SupangRural1,4511,424183InlandGuimaras Island
6790103530TacayRural767790177CoastalGuimaras Island
6790103631TaminlaRural896981368CoastalGuimaras Island
6790103732TanagRural609600133CoastalGuimaras Island
6790103833TastasanRural1,5951,354266InlandGuimaras Island
6790103934TinadtaranRural1,5211,491508InlandGuimaras Island
6790104035UmiligRural910761319CoastalGuimaras Island
6790104136ZaldivarRural1,0241,058278CoastalGuimaras Island
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Totals:52,89950,43712,438
Overview of the Municipality of Buenavista and its barangays.

Jordan: Municipality and Capitol of Guimaras

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 67902000

2020 Population: 39,566

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67902002 Alaguisoc Rural3,2132,615 InlandGuimaras Island
67902005 Balcon MaravillaRural2,8951,644 InlandGuimaras Island
67902006 Balcon MellizaRural1,6271,424 CoastalGuimaras Island
67902008 BugnayRural2,1232,036 InlandGuimaras Island
67902009 BuluanganRural827812 CoastalGuimaras Island
67902013 EspinosaRural1,4051,454 CoastalGuimaras Island
67902014 HoskynRural2,2082,161 CoastalGuimaras Island
67902017 LawiRural1,5301,481 CoastalGuimaras Island
67902020 MorobuanRural2,4902,587 CoastalGuimaras Island
67902021 PoblaciónRural3,8083,738 Población-CoastalGuimaras Island
67902023 RizalRural2,4522,519 CoastalGuimaras Island
67902026 San MiguelUrban8,1096,771 InlandGuimaras Island
67902031 Santa TeresaRural5,3175,208 InlandGuimaras Island
67902030 SinapsapanRural1,5621,646 CoastalGuimaras Island
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Totals:39,56636,096
Overview of the Municipality of Jordan and Capitol of Guimaras and its barangays.

Nueva Valencia: Municipality

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 67903000

2020 Population: 42,771

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67903001 CabalagnanRural1,9721,849 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903002 CalayaRural3,5123,172 InlandGuimaras Island
67903003 CanhawanRural932793 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903004 Concordia SurRural2,6102,455 InlandGuimaras Island
67903005 DoloresRural1,9131,946 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903006 GuiwanonRural1,8791,745 CoastalGuiuanon Island
67903007 IgangRural1,8201,781 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903008 IgdarapdapRural1,067859 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903009 La PazRural2,2041,921 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903010 LanipeRural2,8892,969 InlandGuimaras Island
67903011 LucmayanRural2,4412,192 InlandGuimaras Island
67903012 MagamayRural1,2811,043 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903013 NapandongRural1,5521,534 InlandGuimaras Island
67903014 Oracon SurRural1,9731,837 InlandGuimaras Island
67903015 PandaraonanRural1,3551,346 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903016 PanobolonRural1,0861,053 CoastalPanobulon Island
67903017 PoblaciónRural3,6303,493 Población-CoastalGuimaras Island
67903018 SalvacionRural2,9352,584 InlandGuimaras Island
67903019 San AntonioRural1,5971,649 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903020 San RoqueRural1,7891,731 CoastalGuimaras Island
67903021 Santo DomingoRural1,127895 InlandGuimaras Island
67903022 TandoRural1,207963 CoastalGuimaras Island
Pop.
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Pop.
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Totals:42,77139,810
Overview of the Municipality of Nueva Valencia and its barangays.

San Lorenzo: Municipality 

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 67904000

2020 Population: 29,444

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679040011AguilarRural1,8791,868923.5466InlandGuimaras Island
679040022CabanoRural5,7954,9171, 864. 5987CoastalGuimaras Island
679040033CabungahanRural1,4641,341299.0864InlandGuimaras Island
679040044ConstanciaRural3,7693,4161, 705.5881InlandGuimaras Island
679040055GabanRural2,5242,253621.8307InlandGuimaras Island
679040066IgcawayanRural1,4471,246447.0707CoastalGuiuanon Island
679040077M. ChavezRural3,4692,803868.6505CoastalGuimaras Island
679040098SapalRural1,7772,0511, 772.6773InlandGuimaras Island
679040089San Enrique (Lebas)Rural2,2511,547631.7689CoastalGuimaras Island
6790401010SebarioRural1,7201,603565.3514CoastalGuimaras Island
6790401111SuclaranRural2,0101,934463.7951CoastalGuimaras Island
6790401212TamborongRural1,3391,133453.2851InlandGuimaras Island
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Totals:29,44426,1125,274.3854
Overview of the Municipality of San Lorenzo and its barangays.

Sibunag: Municipality

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 67905000

2020 Population: 23,162

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67905001 AlegriaRural1,8661,846 CoastalGuimaras Island
67905002 AyanganRural1,7211,654 InlandGuimaras Island
67905003 BubogRural770738 CoastalGuimaras Island
67905004 Concordia NorteRural1,005945 InlandGuimaras Island
67905005 Dasal Rural1,8071,856 InlandGuimaras Island
67905006 Inampologan (Islands)Rural199215 CoastalInampologan Islands
67905007 MaabayRural2,5332,394 InlandGuimaras Island
67905008 MillanRural1,9671,867 InlandGuimaras Island
67905009 Oracon NorteRural1,2291,065 InlandGuimaras Island
67905010 RavinaRural2,1602,034 InlandGuimaras Island
67905011 SabangRural2,0972,047 CoastalGuimaras Island
67905012 San IsidroRural2,0812,131 CoastalGuimaras Island
67905013 SebasteRural2,5872,362 CoastalGuimaras Island
67905014 TangladRural1,1401,004 InlandGuimaras Island
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Totals:23,16222,158
Overview of the Municipality of Sibunag and its barangays.
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