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Panglao

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MUNICIPALITY OF PANGLAO

Panglao is the southernmost town of Bohol. It is one of the 2 towns on Panglao Island, the other being Dauis. It is of historical significance in that it was the place where the Spaniards went after an unfortunate experience in Cebu.

It is said that the Spanish explorers who came to this island in 1803 named it Panglao after the world ‘mapanglao’, meaning ‘lonesome place’. It is also one of the oldest towns of Bohol. It had a population of 6,543 in 1879.

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

Mayor : MONTERO, LEONILA PAREDES
Vice Mayor : FUERTES, PEDRO ESTOQUIA
SB Members : ARCAY, JOSEPH JASPER ARSUA
: MEJOS, EDUARD GOCO
: LABAYA, ZINON GUIGUE
: VELASCO, BRICCIO DICHOSO
: MONTERO, FRANCISCO DOLOTINA
: ARBUTANTE, CRESCENTE GUIRIT
: FUDOLIG, FELIX MAGARSO
: DEGOMA, ROGELIN CLEMEÑA
ABC President :
SK President :

Facts and Figures

Location : Southwestern Part of Bohol
Congressional District : 1st District
Number of Barangays : 10 Barangays (9 coastal and1 inland barangay)
Income Classification : 5th( Per D.O. 24-97 )
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P42,766,944
Total Municipal Land Area : 4,009 hectares
Timberland Area : None
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) :
Soil Cover : Bolinao Clay
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : None
Population : 25,558 (2007 NSO Census )
: 27,241 (2010 projected )
: 30,851 ( 2015 projected )
Average Population Growth Rate : 2.52% (2000-2007)
Total Number of Households : 4,461 (2010 SWECO)
Major Industries : Fishing , Farming
Literacy Rate : 95.03%
Higher Education Institutions : none
Number of Secondary Schools : 2 (Barangays Poblacion and Cortes)
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : None
Language/Dialect : Boholano
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : 95% Roman Catholics (CY 1999)
Main source of potable water : Groundwater extraction
Water Supply : L1 facilities serving 6 barangays
: L2 systems serving 10 barangays
: L3 systems serving 7 barangays
Potable Water Demand : 2,693 cubic meters per day (cum/d), CY 1998; 7,474 cum./d (CY 2030)
Estimated Groundwater Discharge :
Water Demand for Irrigation : None
Energization Status (as of CY 1999) : 10 (100%) Barangays Energized; 6,829 house connections (including multi-connection; apartments/duplex)
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 3,144 (CY 1990)
Drainage and Sewerage System : none
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 6 (60%)
Number of Hospital : None
Number of Municipal Health Center : 1 located in the Poblacion
Number of Day Care Centers : 10 (100%)
Carpable Areas : 43 hectares
Total Road Length : 94.061 Kms. (6.9%National, 26.8% Provincial, 11.8%; Municipal, 54.5%Barangay)
Total Number of Bridges : None
Communication System : 1 Public Calling Office; PLDT, Globe, and Cruztelco Telecommunications Services have their own respective household subscribers within the municipality
Official Website : www.panglao.gov.ph