Balabac, Palawan (History, Barangays, General Information)

Balabac is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines.

Brief History
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 25,257 people in 4,723 households. Balabac was formerly called Alfonso XIII.



Balabac is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Agutayan
  • Bugsuk (New Cagayancillo)
  • Bancalaan
  • Indalawan
  • Catagupan
  • Malaking Ilog
  • Mangsee
  • Melville
  • Pandanan
  • Pasig Rabor
  • Ramos
  • Salang
  • Sebaring
  • Poblacion I
  • Poblacion II
  • Poblacion III
  • Poblacion IV
  • Poblacion V
  • Poblacion VI

General Information
Area (sq. kms.): 581.60
Population (2000): 25,257
No. of Barangays:20
Income Class:Third
District: Second
Zip Code:5307
Area Code: 048

Festivals
December 8 (Our Lady of the Immacualte Conception)

Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balabac,_Palawan
http://www.biyahero.net/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=50&sobi2Id=808&Itemid=56