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MUNICIPALITY OF BROOKE'S POINT (PALAWAN)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Brooke’s Point is situated at the southeastern side of the Island ofPalawan. The municipality has a total land area of 85,064.90 hectares that combines coastal areas with mountainous sections.
   
ACCESSIBILITY:

    Nearest airport:
Puerto Princesa Airport
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CLIMATE AND WEATHER:

HOTELS AND RESORTS:
Christina Beach Resort; King's Paradise Island

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:

Sabsaban Falls are in Cabar, Aribungas, cool and pristine waters sheltered by a watershed that forms a natural canopy from the sun.

Port Miller & Lighthouse Tower is a historical landmark in Brooke’s Point. A cemented water tank constructed as a source of potable water for the natives and settlers of the municipality, was reportedly built by Sir James Brooke himself.

Ocean Spring is located in Barangay Oring-Oring, and it is quite peculiar because it is a fresh water spring that is located right in the middle of the sea.

Bakbakan Falls & Mainit Hot Springs are located in Barangay Mainit, where the river drops over a steep rock face and falls 50 meters into a natural pool. There is also Mainit (hot), whose waters that are reputed to have medicinal properties.

The Brooke’s Point Ecological Park and Mt Maruyog offer high-country buffs with some of nature’s most awesome vistas. The 145-hectare Ecological Park is the showcase of the municipality’s love

FIESTAS AND EVENTS: March 19 (St. Joseph, the Husband of Mary)

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LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:  
Tagalog, Cuyonon, Ilonggo, Tausug, Batak, Tagbanwa, Palawano, Kagayen

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FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
Radio Station-DWMI Radio Natin 104.5; TV Station-DYAA-TV GMA Channel 6; Cable Television- Vinta Cable Services; Mobile-Smart and Globe

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BANKS: 
Land Bank of the Philippines

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HOSPITALS: 
Manipol Hospital; Southern Palawan Provincial Hospital; Beracha Medical Clinic; Sagrado Medical and Children's Clinic; Leoncio General Hospital

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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
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    Number of PRA retirees:    2      

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LINKS:  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooke%27s_Point,_Palawan

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