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MUNICIPALITY OF MEDELLIN (CEBU)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: located at the northernmost tip of the island of Cebu. It is bounded on the North
by the Municipality Daanbantayan; on the South by the Municipality of San Remegio and Bogo;
on the East by Camotes Sea; and on the West by Tanon Strait.


ACCESSIBILITY:

    Nearest airport:
Mactan-Cebu International Airport & 5 Feeder Airports
    Nearest seaport:
Cebu International Port

    Major road networks:

CLIMATE AND WEATHER: 
Medellin falls under the fourth type of climate in the Philippines
which is characterized by no pronounced maximum rain period and no definite dry season.


HOTELS AND RESORTS:

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:

Caves:     Amigo Poy Cave is believed to have healing powers and Caidiocan Cave has bats.

Beaches: Fine white sand with cool sea water Sitio Pasil, Gibitngil - shoreline regularly changes depending on the wind direction

Sunsets: Romantic and golden sunsets in Brgys. Kawit, Mahawak, Gibitngil and Daanbantayan

Flora:     Vintage acacia trees more than 100 years old in Kawit, Curva, Tindog and Luy-a, also
             thick mangrove forest in Brgys. Poblacion, Tindog, Caputatan Sur, Luy-a and Lamintak Norte

Fauna:   Presence of Tuwabong (Chinese egret) in poblacion swamp, various fish species for eating,
             and various ornamental fish species for export

Rocks and minerals: Rich limestone deposits in Brgy. Antipolo, Maharuhay and Dalingding Sur

Underwater:   Beautiful and colorful corals in Gibitngil Island ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving

FIESTAS AND EVENTS: Sinulog Mardi Gras in bonor of Sr. Sto. Niño

ETHNIC GROUPS:

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:
Cebuano (spoken by 98% of population), Tagalog, English & Chinese (Fookien & Mandarin)

RELIGION:
Roman Catholic

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:

    Land-Based Phone Companies: PLDT, Islacom, Cruztelco and Sotelco  

    Cellular Phone Companies: Globe Telecom, Extelcom, Islacom, Philtel and  Smart

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:
    Popular establishments:
    Entertainment venues:

BANKS:
Community Rural Bank of Medellin, Inc. , CRB of Medellin, Inc.

UNIVERSITIES:
Cebu Normal University

HOSPITALS:
Bogo Medellin Medical Center, Severo Verallo Memorial Hospital, Medellin Rural Health Unit

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
    House Rental:
    Food:
    Utilities:
    Transportation/Travel:
    Education:
    Health:

PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:
Cebu Sattelite Office - Shop no. 7 2nd level, Waterfront Hotel, no. 1 Salinas Drive, Lahug Cebu City
    Number of PRA retirees:      11

    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:
    Government agencies/branch offices:
Land Transportation Office (LTO), Public Employment Service Office (PESO)  


LINKS:

http://www.dticebu.net.ph/mun_profile/medellin.htm

http://www.philippineonlinedirectory.com/province/cebu/city-town/Medellin/

http://www.virginbeachresortcebu.com/medellin-cebu-philippines/

http://www.medellincebu.com/emergency.html


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