Valencia is a municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. It is located 9.4 km west of Dumaguete, the largest city and capital of the province. According to the 2000 census, Valencia has a population of 24,365 people in 4,860 households.
The town has a nice public plaza for a small town. A really nice public plaza. The people living around here don’t appreciate it as much as they should. It has a healthy balance of open space and developed areas, the landscaping is simple and nicely done without going overboard, everything is clean and well-maintained and green.
Here’s a couple of pictures I took recently.
Valencia occupies an area of approximately 150 km², located 9.4 km west of the provincial capital, Dumaguete. The town is 65% mountainous, with elevation ranging from 200 to 500 meters above sea level. The climate in the municipality is relatively cool, especially in areas of high elevation.
The town is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.
Lanzones fruits grown in Valencia are exported to other towns.