Located at the west central part of Negros Island, La Carlota is bounded on the north by the town of Valladolid
and the city of Bago, on the east by Canlaon City of Negros Oriental,
on the south by the towns of La castellana and Pontevedra, and on the west by San Enrique.
The city has a total land area of 137.3 square kilometer, most of which are rural areas devoted to sugar plantation.
The city is home to the Central Azucarera de la Carlota. Aside from sugar milling, however, there are also some rice mills.
Among the 13 cities of Negros occidental, La Carlota has the smallest number of population. Majority of the
people speak Ilongo. The minority speak Cebuano and Aklanon. Tagalog and English are widely spoken.
The city offers opportunities in 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 Attractions in La Carlota
- Haguimit Resort
- Guintobdan Nature Park with its awesome waterfall
- Balay Daju Ancestral House
- Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Church
- Ruins of old muscovado mills
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