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.
|At a glance..|
|No. of Household||:3,890|
|Land Area||:5,537 ha.|
|No. of Barangays||:10|
|Distance from Capital||:18 km.|
|Barangay||Land Area||Population||No. of Households|
Municipal Officials (2007-2010)
Events and Festivities
Town Fiesta : 28th of August
Patron Saint : San Agustin
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