One of the largest towns of Rizal in terms of population, Binangonan is considered part of the
Metro Manila's built up area. The town is located 37.5 kilometers east of Manila.
It is bounded on the north by the town of Teresa,
on the east by the municipalities of Morong and Cardona, on the south
by Laguna de Bay, and on the west by the town of Angono. It is a part of the first legislative district of Rizal, together with Angono,
Taytay and Cainta. Topography is characterized by mountains and hills in the north and east while the southwestern part of the town is lowland.
Its coastline facing the Laguna Lake is one of the longest in the province.
Farming and fishing are the main economic activities among the people of Binangonan although industry and services
are fast becoming an important source of income. The town is home to cement factories.
There are a lot of opportunities for business in this town. Its agricultural lands can produce high value commercial crops and
commercial poultry and livestock as well as exotic animals. Tourism-related ventures can be a hit. Investors can also establish factories for the manufacture of
garments and fashion accessories, furniture, jewelry, processed foods, and other consumer goods. The real estate industry
particularly mass housing has a bright prospect in this town.
Places of Interest
- Binangonan Petroglyphs - discovered in 1965 by Carlos 'Botong' Francisco and is validated to have existed since 3000 BC.
- St. Ursula Parish church
- Talim Island
Binangonan Church of St. Ursula
Binangonan Public market
Narrow street in downtown Binangonan
Modern gymnasium in Binangonan
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