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  Biliran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Biliran is one of the smallest provinces in the Philippines and it is located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Based on the May 2000 census, Biliran has a total population of 140,274, which makes it the fifth least populous province in the country, and the smallest in the region.
Biliran, together with the islands of Samar and Leyte were constituted into a separate province in 1735.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Biliran   (820 words)

 biliran island and province info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Biliran Province is an island province north of Leyte in Eastern Visayas.
It is surrounded by the Visayan Sea on the north, the Samar on the east, the Strait of Biliran on the west, and Carigara Bay on the south.
The ethnic origin of the Biliran population is a mixture of Boholanos, Samareños, and Leyteños.
home.online.no /~erfalch/bilirana.htm   (789 words)

 Biliran town harvests bangus in fish cage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The municipality of Biliran recently declared as mariculture zone harvested for the first time bangus bred inside a fish cage.
He promised Mayor Mejia to put up three units of fish cages in the municipality of Biliran as it is the only area in the province of Biliran most suitable for fish cages.
Biliran in the previous years was provided with same project initiated by SMISLE, a foreign funded non-government organization.
www.growfish.org /Bilirantownharvestsbangusinfishcage.html   (333 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Biliran comprises eight towns: Kawayan, Almeria, Naval, Biliran, Culaba, Caibiran, Cabucgayan, and Maripipi, with Naval as the capital town.
Most of its towns like Naval and Biliran are considered as excellent ports and are often the gateway to further destinations within the Visayas and even the Mindanao region.
Biliran is bounded on the north by the Samar Sea; on the east by Western Samar; on the west by Visayan Sea ; and on the south by Carigara Bay.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=48   (239 words)

 Municipality of Biliran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Biliran has eleven schools: nine barangays elementary schools, one central school and the Biliran National Agricultural College which offers secondary and tertiary education.
Biliran has seven coastal barangays which are located along the Biliran channel or between Biliran Island and Calubian, a town located northern tip of Leyte and two in the poblacion.
Biliran has rich forest resources consisting of about 4,100 hectares of forestland or 48% of the total land area that are rich with timber and non — timber forest products such as wild abaca, nito and bariw, an excellent raw material base for its handicraft industry.
www.biliranmunicipality.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=3   (329 words)

 Article on Culture and Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Eastern Visayas is composed of the islands of Samar, Leyte, Biliran and the smaller outlying islands.
As of Census 1995, the region's total population stood at 3.5 million with Leyte having the highest population concentration at 1.5 million, and Biliran, the smallest population at 132 thousand.
The mountain ranges that traverse the islands of Samar, Leyte, and Biliran have influenced the development of dialectal varieties of Waray and distinct speech communities.
www.ncca.gov.ph /culture&arts/cularts/arts/literary/literary-visayas.htm   (1460 words)

 Biliran Blogs - Events & Updates for Biliranons by your fingertips.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The move of NFA is in consonance with the implementation of Republic Act 8976 or the Food Fortification Act of 2000 which is enacted to solve the micronutrient malnutrition or hidden hunger experienced mostly by pre-school children below 6 years old and mothers of reproductive age in the country for the past several years.
Naval, Biliran (28 September) — Plans to upgrade and modernize the facilities of the Almeria Water System in the municipality of Almeria in Biliran province is underway.
Naval, Biliran (28 September) — Job seekers all over the country need not waste their hard-earned pay and time in going to places looking for jobs as they are now available via text and the internet, according to Secretary Patricia Sto.
blogs.biliranisland.com   (571 words)

 Samar-Leyte Region - PIA
In the province of Biliran, the municipalities of Naval and Caibiran were identified as the recipients of the program considering the high incidence of malnutrition in the area based on the results of the operation timbang (OPT) and conducted for three consecutive years by the Biliran Provincial Nutrition Council from 2000 to 2002.
He also extended his gratitude to Biliran Governor Rogelio J. Espina for chosing and by giving confidence to be the new provincial director of the province where he assured to do his best to be an able partner in maintenance of peace and order situation in the province.
The activity was attended by the barangay captains of the different barangays in the province of Biliran together with the staff of DOH in region 8 who is responsible for the effective implementation of the program.
www.pia.gov.ph /tacloban.htm   (4842 words)

 Biliran Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Biliran is a volcanic island in central Philippines.
Central Biliran - Libtong Thermal Areas (12 hot springs and one bubbling pool)
Tectonic Setting: Biliran Volcano is part of the curvilinear belt of Quaternary volcanoes in eastern Philippines, parallel to Phil.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Biliran   (99 words)

 Biliran Sub-Province, Region 8, Philippines
Biliran is an island province north of Leyte in Eastern Visayas.
Strait of Biliran on the west, and Carigara Bay on the south.
The ethnic origin of the Biliran population is a mixture of Boholanos,
oasis.fortunecity.com /acapulco/215/region8/biliran/biliran.htm   (446 words)

 Municipality of Biliran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It was formally established as a municipality in 1878 and became the first municipality in the former Subprovince, now a province Biliran; with Naval (now the capital town) and Balaquid (now a barangay of Cabucgayan) as its barrios.
Due to the precarious conditions of the time, the seat of government was transferred to Naval and Biliran became a Barrio.
When the civil war ended, Biliran was restored as a municipality and Manuel "Awing" Nierras became its presidente.
www.biliranmunicipality.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=2&cat2=1   (382 words)

 International Space School Educational Trust ISSET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
ISSET web accounts are free and private, giving you features such as bookmarks, personal galleries and the ability to participate in programmes and projects, such as global ozone monitoring.
Biliran (right center) is a compound volcano that makes a large mountainous island just north of the island of Leyte (left center to center).
Biliran's single historic eruption was from a flank vent in 1939.
www.isset.org /doc.php?pagelocation=42&group=347&file=page2   (249 words)

 Global Nation | INQ7.net
MY favorite historical and tourist spot in the Leyte-Samar region is the southern end of the Biliran Bridge that connects Biliran province to mainland Leyte.
He was probably referring to the southern side of the cut that "beheaded" Biliran from Leyte.
The Biliran Channel happened to be the most convenient route for these rice traders.
www.inq7.net /globalnation/sec_phe/2003/oct/08-02.htm   (1029 words)

 MUNICIPALITY OF NAVAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The municipality of Naval has a total land area of 10,824 hectares covers around 19.27% of the total land area of the province of Biliran, and about 0.034% of the total land area of the Philippines.
The municipality of Naval is a coastal town and located at the western part of the island province of Biliran.
Based on the Rainfall Data collected at the observatory in the Biliran National Agricultural College (BNAC) of Biliran, Biliran as a joint venture of the PAGASA in Tacloban, the town of Naval or the Biliran Province in general, has the rainfall very much pronounced to the month of September.
www.naval-biliran.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=3   (442 words)

 biliran island and province tourist attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This small place on the south coast of Biliran is the starting point of the "Casawan waterfall" (perhaps the highest on the island).
Biliran Volcano, the highest in the province, a climb up to the volcano can be arranged from there.
Because or its relative isolation (abouth 8 km north-west of Biliran) this exceptionally beautiful island has so far been little affected by civilisation.
home.online.no /~erfalch/biliranb.htm   (464 words)

 Municipality of Caibiran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Municipality of Caibiran is situated in the eastern portion of Biliran Island.
It is bounded in the north by the Municipality of Culaba, in the west by the Municipalities of Naval and Biliran, in the south by the Municipality of Cabucgayan, and in the east by Samar sea.
This municipality occupies a span of 95.40 square kilometers (data taken from SAFDC map) is 50 kilometers away from Municipality of Naval, the capital town of Biliran Province and 135 kilometers away from Tacloban City.
www.caibiran-biliran.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=10   (129 words)

 Eastern Visayas Region News - PIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Naval, Biliran (2 September) -- Informal settlers or squatters in this capital town have this rare opportunity of possessing their own residential lots as Governor Rogelio Espina of this province recently engaged the assistance of a government financing institution as part of their relocation program.
Naval, Biliran (6 Apr) -- COMELEC officers and church leaders in the Diocese of Naval together with the local candidates in the province of Biliran are one in achieving a clean, honest, authentic, meaningful and peaceful elections in the May 10, 2004 by signing an election covenant held the other day at the Naval Cathedral.
Naval, Biliran (6 Apr) -- The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) recently donated more than P3-million worth of medical equipment and civil work projects in the provincial hospital and to the different health units in the province of Biliran in coordination with the Department of Health (DOH) and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth).
www.pia.gov.ph /regions.asp?regnum=8   (437 words)

 Biliran Province
A Stone Age tool, a broken earthen burial jar that contained human bones and a small pot, and a half-hectare complex of structural ruins have stirred deeper interest in Biliran province's culture and heritage among local officials, residents and researchers...
Welcome to the website of Biliran Province, a volunteer effort that has evolved probably the most comprehensive and extensive provincial website in the Philippines.
Natives of Biliran and their kin and friends around the world now converge in this cyberspace venue, if only to hear the "curacha" music.
www.geocities.com /rolborr/official.html   (360 words)

 Municipality of Cabucgayan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The name Esperanza was later changed to Cabucgayan by the Executive Secretary of the Military Government, because of the abundance of the edible shells “Bucgay”.
In 1900, Cabucgayan was then annexed to the Municipality of Caibiran and Biliran also became a barrio of Naval.
When Biliran became again a Municipality Cabucgayan was made a barrio of Biliran for many years.
www.cabucgayan-biliran.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=35&cat2=1   (110 words)

 TACLOBAN: BOAT SINKS OFF BILIRAN; 19 DIE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Superintendent Roberto Darantinao, Biliran police director, said the ferry M/V Melody sank 15 minutes after it left the port of the Biliran capital of Naval, heading for Malapiti island.
The 30 still unidentified survivors were taken to the Biliran provincial hospital in Naval.
Most of the passengers were on their way home after joining the celebrations marking the founding anniversary of Biliran province, Darantinao said.
www.newsflash.org /2002/05/ht/ht002531.htm   (216 words)

 PCIERD - DOST : Biliran Ceramics Center Now Operates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Ceramics Training, Research and Development Center set up for Biliran, Leyte with financial and technical assistance from PCIERD has started to generate employment with the coming of market orders for hollow bricks and ceramic clay bricks following its initial operation in September 2002.
PCIERD chose Biliran as the site of the ceramics center because large deposits of good quality clay material for ceramics production are found in the area particularly in Maripipi Island.
The NIT is said to be the only state college in Biliran province that specializes on industrial courses and has potential manpower to handle research and human resources development in ceramics.
www.pcierd.dost.gov.ph /news/biliran.htm   (519 words)

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