Cadiz City is a 2nd class city in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 141,954 people in 26,998 households. The city is 65 kilometers north of Bacolod City.
Cadiz City as a gateway and a premier center of agro-fishery resources of Negros Island. The strategic location of the city with a wide and rich island and marine resources and vast fertile agricultural land, and the completion of the commercial port and the construction of fish port will open a new opportunity for economic growth and increase the level of competitiveness.
The city is a major sugar-producing area. This is in turn transported to nearby Victorias City for further refining. Another major source of livelihood is the harvest of seafood.
Some three kilometers off the coast of barangay of Cadiz Viejo is a white sand island resort of Lakawon, a popular destination among the local population.
The current City Mayor is Dr. Patrick G. Escalante Jr. And the City Vice-Mayor is Samson “Jongben” Mirhan
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