San Vicente is a municipality within the province of Palawan, Philippines. in keeping with the 2010 census, it’s a population of thirty,919 people. San Vicente is found within the north-western aspect of the most island of Palawan and is 186 kilometers (116 mi) from Puerto Princesa town. It occupies a complete area of 146,294 hectares (361,500 acres).
San Vicente’s fourteen.2 kilometers (8.8 mi) of solid ground is being born-again into associate degree rising traveler destination that may be the beneficiary of presidency outlay on infrastructure.
In 1952, migrants from Manamoc, associate degree island of the Cuyo terra firma, arrived in an exceedingly place referred to as Malagnang (muddy/ maputik) a sitio of Kemdeng, once a part of Puerto Princesa town. the primary to arrive were the Dandal brothers (Anastacio, Ricardo, and Lauro), Alberto Radam, and Marcelino Gadiano with their families. when someday their relatives followed forming alittle community that gave rise to the election of Anastascio Dandal because the initial Barrio Lieutenant.
The small ethnos of Agutayno and Cuyuno exaggerated in variety and with the rise disputes emerged notably within the alternative of the Town’s shielder. The Cuyuno needed Saint Vincent Ferrer whereas the selection of Agutayno was Saint Isidro geographic region. The cluster determined to resolve the difficulty by drawing lots. The name of Saint Vincent Ferrer was drawn so the name Malagnang was modified to San Vicente.
The municipality of San Vicente was created on solstice, 1969, by virtue of Republic Act 5821. It formally functioned as distinct municipality on Gregorian calendar month two, 1972.
Fishing and farming square measure the key economic activities in San Vicente whereby twenty-nine.50% and 25.77% severally square measure engaged in it. Rice and coconut square measure the key agricultural crops and fish product square measure adequate within the municipality.
San Vicente is preponderantly fishing and a farming municipality and currently gaining recognition as a middle of interest for business enterprise. San Vicente offers a various vary of attractions for journey and nature enthusiasts. Roads and different infrastructure support facilities square measure currently on its implementation method through the assistance of the National Government.
There square measure 5 barangays that square measure partially served by electricity. the current supply of electricity square measure a one unit five hundred kW, one unit 250 kW and one unit a hundred and sixty kW generating sets operated by National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR) that is oversubscribed to shoppers through Palawan electrical Cooperative (PALECO). Serving twenty-four hours since December 2014.