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MUNICIPALITY OF GUIAN (EASTERN SAMAR)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:   Coastal town at the southernmost tip of Samar Island
    bounded on the north by Mercedes, east by the Pacific Ocean, west by the Leyte Gulf, south by the Surigao Strait
    109 kms from Borongan, 154 kms from Tacloban


ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:  
Catarman or Calbayog Airport
    Nearest seaport:
    Major road networks:  
Maharlika Highway


CLIMATE AND WEATHER:


HOTELS AND RESORTS:
  
Khaishra Hotel


TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:  
Calicoan Surf Camp; Calicoan Island; Guiuan Bay Protected Landscape and Seascape; Homonhon Island; Immaculate Conception Church; Monay Bay Beach; Sur-Campangihan Aqua and Nature Park


FIESTAS AND EVENTS:  
March 13 to 17 - Magellan‘s Landing Celebration, March 16 - Karayapan Festival, October - Odyssey Waves Surfing Competition


ETHNIC GROUPS:


LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:
  
Waray-waray


RELIGION:  
Roman Catholicism


FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:


COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
    Telephone:  
Globelines, Bayantel, Globe, Smart, Sun
    TV:  
Cignal Satellite TV, Dream Satellite TV, G Sat TV


SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:
    Popular establishments:  
Mercury Drug, Caltex gas station, Shell gas station
    Entertainment venues:


BANKS: 
Metro Bank, Philippine National Bank


UNIVERSITIES:


HOSPITALS:
  
FELIPE ABRIGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (level 2), IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CLINIC AND HOSPITAL (level 2)


MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
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    Food:
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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: 1
    LIRA MOA:


GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
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