Map of Oriental Mindoro with location of Mansalay
|Region||MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)|
|• Mayor||Jose Ildefonso M. Maliwanag|
|• Total||446.62 km2 (172.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
This town is notable for its indigenous Mangyan population. The municipal hall is located on the upper land of Mansalay Town proper, in front of a Medical Care Hospital. Nearby is the church and the only Catholic School, Mansalay Catholic High School. Sta. Catalina is the town's patron saint.
In 1957, the sitios of Sta. Brigida, Sta. Maria, Roma, Budburan, and Mahabangsapa were constituted into barrios.
|Population census of Mansalay|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
Its people relies heavily on fishing and farming to survive and earn a living. Because of meager income opportunities, Mansalay has produced a large number of overseas Filipino workers who send remittance back.
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