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CITY OF ORMOC (LEYTE)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Facing Ormoc Bay bounded on the northwest by Matag-ob and Merida; north by Kananga; northeast by Jaro, Pastrana and Dagami; south by Albuera

ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:  
Ormoc Airport; served by PAL Express
    Nearest seaport:  
Ormoc Port; served by Supercat, Cebu Ferries
    Major road networks:  
Pan Philippine or Maharlika Highway

CLIMATE AND WEATHER:

HOTELS AND RESORTS:
Ormoc Villa Hotel; Sabin Resort Hotel; Hotel Don Felipe; Pongos Hotel; Bayview Inn; Occi Hostel & Training Center; Sugarland Suites; Trn Travelers Inn; 3m Pensione House; Sta. Rita Beach Resort; Buenas Pensione House; Cristina Business Suite; BV Hotel; JB Garden Pensione Plaza; Zenaida's Chateau Tourist Inn; Amber Mia's Pensione House; Davids Inn Roberto's Inn; Atlantis Drive Inn; Dokis Kiddos; Ormoc Bay Lodging house; Ormoc City Lodging; Ormoc Friendly Inn; Ormoc Traveller's Lodge; Pelacor Pensione House; Vegstar

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:
  
Lake Danao National Park; Lake Danao Wildfire Sanctuary; Tongonan Hotsprings National Park; Leyte Golf and Country Club; pineapple plantations; Centennial Park; Lake Kasudsuran; Mount and Lake Janagdan; Mangrove swamps; Ormoc Superdome; Anilao and Malbasag Riverwalk; Saints Peter and Paul Church; Leyte Geothermal Power Field; Puente de la Riena; Philippine-Japan Peace Memorial; Ruins of Cong. Dominador Tan residence

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:  
June 28 to 29 - city fiesta/feast of Saints Peter and Paul

ETHNIC GROUPS:  
Cebuanos, Waray

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:  
Cebuano, Waray-waray, Filipino, English

RELIGION:  
Roman Catholicism

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
    Telephone:  
Ormoc Telephone Company, PLDT, BayanTel, Globelines, Globe, Smart, Sun
    Internet:  
Globe Broadband, Smart Bro
    TV:  
ACQ-KBN Channel-42
    Radio:  
RMN 792-AM, Spirit 90.3-FM

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:  
Gaisano Riverside Mall, Gaisano Capital Mall, Yuvallos Hypermart, Ormoc Centrum, The Point Mall, A-Mall
    Popular establishments: Chowking, Dunkin Donuts, Goldilocks, Greenwich, Jollibee, Mr. Donut
    Entertainment venues:

BANKS:  
Allied Bank, Banco de Oro, Bank of Commerce, Bank of the Philippine Islands, China Banking Corporation, Development Bank of the Philippines, Land Bank of the Philippines, , Bank of Ormoc,  City Saving Bank, Green Bank Inc. May Bank Philippines, Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co., Philippine Farmers Bank Inc., Philippine National Bank, Philippine Savings Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., Security Bank,  Rural Bank of Dulag

UNIVERSITIES:  
St. Peter's College, Western Leyte College, Sto. Niño College, STI Computer College, AMA Computer Learning Center, Ormoc City School of Arts and Trades, San Lorenzo Ruiz College, SYNTACS Computer College, Ormoc City Institute of Technology, Eastern Visayas State University, San Lorenzo Ruiz College

HOSPITALS:
OSPA- Farmers Medical Center; Clinica Gatchalian Hospital; Ormoc Maternity & Childrens Hospital; ODH- Ormoc District Hospital

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Cebu Satellite Office
    Number of PRA retirees:  14

    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
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LINKS:  

http://www.leyte.org.ph

http://www.ormoc.gov.ph

http://ormoc.gov.ph/tourism/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13&Itemid=26


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