Located on the northern coast of Negros Occidental Province, Cadiz is bounded on
the north by the Visayan Sea, on the east by Sagay City, on the south by the cities of
Silay and Victorias, and on the west by Manapla town. It has a
total land area of 524.6 square kilometers most of which are rural areas devoted to sugar plantation. The city center
and some adjoining barangays sit on a wide flatland but gently rises towards the southernmost hilly part.
Among the 13 cities of Negros Occidental Province, Cadiz City is the fourth largest in terms of population.
Most of the people are either plantation workers or fishermen. Majority speak Ilonggo while others speak Cebuano, Aklanon, and Tagalog.
Roman Catholics make up the majority while the minority belong to Iglesia Ni Cristo, Aglipayan, Jehovah Witnesses, and other
Industries that can be developed in the city include food processing especially sugar-based foods, meat and fish processing. The manufacture of furniture, clothing
and fashion accessories, jewelry, personal care and other consumer goods are encouraged. The establishment of commercial complexes and tourist facilities are welcomed in this city.
Places of Interest/ Tourist spots in Cadiz City
- Lakawon Island White sand beach
- Cadis Catholic Church
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