Kabankalan City is located on the sourthern part of Negros Occidental
Province. It is bounded on the north by Himamaylan City, on the east by
Negros Oriental Province, on the south by the town of Candoni, and on the west by Ilog town.
Situated along the route of the Strong Republic Nautical Highway, the city is 90 kilometers south of Bacolod City,
the main gateway to Negros Occidental and 100 kilometers northwest of Dumaguete City, the
capital and main gateway to Negros Oriental Province. It has an area of 726 square kilometers. Except for the city center, most of the areas are rural which are either forested or devoted to farming.
In terms of population, Kabankalan is the second largest among the 13 cities of Negros Occidental. The city celebrates
its own Sinulog Festival every third Sunday of January in honor of the Child Jesus.
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 Kabankalan City
- City Hall with its interesting architecture
- City Plaza
- Mag-aso Falls
- Agustina Falls
- Magballo Cave
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