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In the early part of the 18th century, Dasol was just a part of a municipality which today comprises the municipalities of Mabini, Burgos and Dasol.

Dasol got its name from a medicinal herb called “dosol” which abounds in the area.  The plants have oval leaves and green in color, which was commonly used to cure infected wounds.  The Spaniards hardly pronounced “DOSOL” when spoken. The word sounded “DASOL”.  It became its official name when it was created as a municipality.

LAND AREA                            :    18,816 hectares
POPULATION                         :    27,027
NO. OF BARANGAYS           :    18
CLASSIFICATION                 :    3rd class
TOWN FIESTA                        :    February 18-20    
PRODUCTS                               :    salt, rice, fruit wine/vinegar
POINTS OF INTEREST         :    Macalang White Beach, Osmeña White Beach, Tambobong White Sand Beach, Magunao Beach
Colibra Island, Balas Nagtaros Island, Nalasin Island, Polo Camaso , Rongaab Cave,
Crocodile Island, Noah’s Park, Salt  Farms, Majent Agro Industrial Corp.