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Panglao

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.


Demographics

At a glance..
Population (2000):21,337
No. of Household:3,890
Land Area:5,537 ha.
No. of Barangays:10
Distance from Capital:18 km.
Congressional District:1st
Income Classification:5th
Barangay Land AreaPopulationNo. of Households
Bil-isan2296411
Bolod1304232
Danao2635506
Doljo2483413
Libaong1161242
Looc1765334
Lourdes816158
Poblacion3870716
Tangnan2582459
Tawala2425419

Municipal Officials (2007-2010)

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Events and Festivities

Town Fiesta : 28th of August
Patron Saint : San Agustin


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