The Municipality of Sta. Catalina is located in the south of Dumaguete city province of Negros Oriental.
Like most people in the country, people in Sta Catalina is involved in the agriculture industry: sugarcane, corn, coconut and rice are the principal grown products.
Santa Catalina has wide-ranging marine resources, making fishing the main source of livelihood in the coastal areas. And it also has cattle ranches and fishponds.
The Municipality of Sta Catalina is divided into 22 Barangays