Banton, Romblon, Philippines
Barangays of Banton in the Romblon Province of The Philippines
Balogo • Banice • Hambi-an • Lagang • Libtong • Mainit • Nabalay • Nasunogan • Poblacion • Sibay • Tan-Ag • Toctoc • Togbongan • Togong • Tumalum • Tungonan • Yabawon
List of Municipalities in the Romblon Province within Region IV-B in the Republic of The Philippines
Alcantara | Banton | Cajidiocan | Calatrava | Concepcion | Corcuera | Ferrol | Looc | Magdiwang | Odiongan | Romblon (Capital) | San Agustin | San Andres | San Fernando | San Jose | Santa Fe | Santa Maria
Cities in the Province of Romblon: NONE
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Banton within the Romblon province
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Romblon Province within The Philippines
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Romblon Province, Philippines
Home of world class diving sites, hot springs and mysterious caves. "Banton Island is one of the world-class diving sites in the region. It is also a consistent awardee in the government's Clean & Green Program for it's beauty and maintained cleanliness"
History and nature culminates in Banton, Romblon. Caves and beaches please the stressed while forts. Libraries and museums satisfy the curious mind. The waters that surround the island are great areas for diving
Banton has a total land area of 3,244,654 hectares including the uninhabited islands of La Carlota, Isabela and Bantoncillo, Located in the northern most part of the province, this island is covered by Volcanic rocks. The soil type in Banton is Zamboangia sandy loam.
Geography of Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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Local Government Unit LGU of Banton, Romblon, Philippines
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
- Elected officials of Banton for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Banton: FADERANGA, JORY (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Banton: FAZ, MULO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY
- Councilors of Banton:
- FEGALAN, LOI (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 366 7.64%
- FAMADICO, JEFF (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 315 6.58%
- FLORES, PATRICIO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 314 6.56%
- FAMILARA, BORON INDEPENDENT 309 6.45%
- FABONAN, PERFING INDEPENDENT 287 5.99%
- FABELLON, PERSHING INDEPENDENT 283 5.91%
- FETALVERO, LANDOY (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 281 5.87%
- FONTE, BOY (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 281 5.87%
- Elected officials of Banton for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Banton: Jory Fadri Faderanga
- Vice-Mayor of Banton: Romulo Fadrilan Faz Sr.
- Councilors of Banton:
Barangay Elected Officials of Banton, Romblon
Businesses in Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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Real Estate for Sale in Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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Schools in Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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Economy of Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Banton, Romblon, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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The caves and the museums give the tourists a healthy dose of nature and intellect.
GUYANGAN CAVE – Trek the burial caves where some of national treasures were excavated. It is believed to be the site of ancient burial ceremonies and source of the “Ikat” or “Banton Burial Cloth” considered the oldest in Southeast Asia. Centuries old coffins, made of hallowed-out logs and ancient artworks, which have been discovered in 1936 in these caves.
FORT SAN NICOLAS – Visit one of the oldest bastions of Christianity in Romblon, the san Nicolas Church and its fort, built by the famous Recollect friar Fr. Agustin San Pedro, otherwise known as El Padre Capitan, in 1621. This Intramuros of Banton served as the local folks shelter from the Moro raids.
FABELLA LIBRARY – One of the oldest houses in the island built during the Spanish regime. It served as the home of Faustino Fabella, Sr., one of the most illustrious sons of Banton High School, the earliest high school outside the provincial capital.
TOGBONGAN ROCKY BEACH – This long beach of stones and rocks provides a different experience. It is beside of one of the diving areas around the islands. One can take to climb the Silak Cave.
THE UGAT-FAIGAO MUSEUM – Home of Banton's social and cultural heritage. The house itself, one of the oldest in Banton, is a historical heritage. This Spanish house of limestone and hardwood served as home of Rufo Faigao, the first Municipal President of Banton, and Cornelio Faigao, a well-known Bantoanon poet.
THE MUSEUM TO TREASURE – National treasures from Banton are now displayed in the national museum - the coffin and pictures of the ikat, the oldest burial cloth in Southeast Asia.
MACAT-ANG BEACH – A little paradise with golden fine sand, hot springs and exquisite sunset.
Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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Your Story about Banton, Romblon, Philippines
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