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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Poro is located on the island of Camotes

Class : 5th
Annual :(As of 1996) P 8,727,105.00
No. ofIncome Barangays: 17
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 6,388.70 Has.

Land Classification as of (Latest Year)
   Arable Area: 4,127.00 Has.
   Residential : 125.00 Has.
   Commercial : 128.40 Has.
   Industrial : none
   Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 5,650.70 Has.
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 738.00 Has.    Wildlife/Military Reserve Land : none
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : none
   National Parks/Playgrounds : 2.00 Has.

2,658 Has. - steeply slooping; 3,729 Has. - nearly level to gently sloping Climate : 4th type of climate in the Philippines

Soil Type :
Hydrosol Bolinao Clay Faraon Clay Mandaue Clay Faraon Clay steep phase Medellin Clay Bolinao clay Steep phase


Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 20,699
No. of Household: 4,370
Labor Force: 11,353

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 3.5 Kms.
Provincial Road: 26.0 Kms.
Municipal Road : 18.9 Kms.
Barangay Road : 54.9 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 3
Airport (If any): none

Schools (Public & Private)

          Elementary: 11
          High Schools: 3
          College: none
Public Library: 1
Public Market: 2
Multi-purpose Building: 1
Recreation Courts/Centers : 17

Transportation Services

          No. of Buses: none
          No. of Jeepneys : 11
          No.of Tricycles: 5
          No. of Trisicads : 35


          No. of Post Office: 1
          No. of Telephone Stations: 1
          No. of Telex Services: none
          No. of Telegraphic Stations: 1


          Source of Electricity: CELCO
          No. of Barangay Served: 16
          No. Household Served: 1,810
          Cost per KWH 4.46


         Source of Water: Mun. Water System
         No. of Households Served:
         Cost per cu.m. P 1.50/m3

    Financial Intermediaries  

No. of Commercial Banks and Money Shops: none
No. of Government Banks: none
No. of Savings Banks: none
No. of Rural Banks: none
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: none
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 7

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores: 40
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 60
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers: 10
General Merchandising: 5
Service and Repair Shops: 7
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 8
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: none
Lumber and Hardwares: 4
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 3
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): 2
Gasoline Stations: 2
Bakeries: 4
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 3
Others (Pls. Specify) -

Raw materials available within the area:

Types of Materials
1. Copra
2. Fruits
3. Vegetables
4. Corn
5. Rootcrops
6. Bamboo
7. Nipa
8. Maguey
9. Romblon

Livestock and Poultry

(Names of existing Commercial farms within the area)
1. Poro Egg Producing Association

Existing Skills
1. Nipa Roof
2.Weaving Basket Making
3.Furniture Making

Existing Tourist Attraction/s Location
1. Boho Rock Resort Western Poblacion
2. Mactang Beach Esperanza
3. Mt. Three Peaks Altavista



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