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  Romblon Travel Guide
Romblon island is the country's main source of marble.
Romblon is a cluster of twenty islands lying in the Sibuyan Sea that is practically at the center of the Philippine archipelago.
It is south of Marinduque, west of Masbate, east of Mindoro, and north of Panay Island.
www.romblon.homestead.com /home.html   (703 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Romblon
The Province of Romblon is a cluster of twenty islands lying at the center of the Philippine archipelago.
The island is dominated by Mt. Guiting-Guiting, the highest peak in Romblon at 2057 meters.
Though the smallest of the three major islands, Romblon is the seat of the provincial government and center of commercial and economic activities in the province.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/romblon.php   (854 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
It is bounded on the north by the province of Marinduque, on the south by Panay Island, on the east by Masbate, and on the west by Mindoro.
Largely mountainous and rugged in terrain, the islands of Romblon are volcanic in origin.
The main island of Romblon comprises the municipalities of Romblon, Banton, Concepcion, Corcuera, San Jose; Tablas Island comprises Alcantara, Calatrava, Ferrol, Looc, Sta.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=25   (334 words)

 Romblon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Romblon is an island province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
The three major islands are Romblon Island, Tablas Island, and Sibuyan Island.
In October 1, 1946, Romblon was made into a special province with four municipalities, namely Tablas, Romblon, Sibuyan ang Manghali.
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 Romblon Province
Romblon, a separate province since 1921, has a population of 263,000 in seventeen towns on several islands with a total land area of 1533 sq.km.
The town of Romblon on the island of Romblon is the capital.
The white is for the marble quarries found in the islands of Romblon and for which it was known.
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 Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Romblon"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Approximately 187 nautical miles south of Manila, the islands of Romblon lie on Sibuyan Sea, South of Marinduque Island and North of Panay.
To the east is the island of Masbate and in the west is Mindoro.
The islands lie on the migratory path of fishes from the SUlu and Visayan Seas, passing the Tablas Strait, Sibuyan Sea and Romblon Pass.
www.omnipelagos.com /entry?n=romblon   (520 words)

Romblon consists of numerous islands sitting in the Sibuyan Sea.
Romblon is the country's leading producer of high-quality marble, comparable to that of Italy.
The languages in Romblon are Romblomanon including the dialect Sibuyanon, Inunhan or Onhan, and Bantoanon or Asi.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/r/ro/romblon.html   (185 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Romblon
Romblon does not experience a pronounced a marked seasonal shift, but is relatively dry from November to April.
Rice, coconuts, abaca and bananas are grown on the farms in the islands.
Romblon's population of 227,000 is young, highly educated and trainable.
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The island of Romblon was formally decreed as Pueblo de Romblon and consecrated to St. Joseph on his feast day on March 19, 1631 by virtue of a royal decree issued by Joao de Tabora.
On this date, by the decree of Bishop Arece of Cebu, Romblon and all the islets composing the Parish of Romblon, were committed to the Agustinian Recollect Missionaries.
It is south of Marinduque, west of Masbate, east of Mindoro, and north of Panay Island.
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 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Existing in relative isolation from the rest of Luzon, Romblon retains much of its Spanish legacy and its natural attractions are largely unexplored.
It is composed of three islands: Romblon (main island), Tablas Island, and Sibuyan Island.
Romblon has 17 municipalities, which are further subdivided into 213 barangays.
www.wowphilippines.com.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=25   (334 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - In Focus
Situated at the center of the Philippine archipelago, Romblon is a cluster of twenty islands surrounded by the Sibuyan Sea on the north, east and south, and Tablas Strait on the west.
Romblon is known as the "Marble Country" due to its bountiful deposits of marble, which are mainly used in construction and sculpture.
On the other hand, Romblon Island is the seat of the provincial government and center of commercial and economic activities, with a harbor that is considered the best landlocked harbor in the country.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/hotspot_archive/romblon.php   (445 words)

This was, however, insignificant compared with the injuries the town of Romblon and other towns in the province sustained in the hands of the Moros, as the Moslems of Mindanao were then called, during the Moro depredation when a good numver of the inhabitants were held captives.
In 1853, the islands were organied into a politico-military commandancia administered from Capiz and continued to be so until the end of the Spanish rule in 1898.
Romblon was occupied by the Japanese forces on March 21, 1942.
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It is among the 7,000 islands of the Philippines situated east of Oriental Mindoro, southwest of Marinduque and north of Romblon.
The 1,981.0956 hectures island is scalloped by white sand beaches.
Motorcycle is the prevalent mode of transportation in the island.
romblon.homestead.com /concepcion.html   (1018 words)

The province of Romblon is composed of the major islands of Tablas, Sibuyan, Romblon, and smaller islands such as Alad, Banton, Simara, Carabao, Logbon, and Cobrador.
Romblon is the smallest of the major islands but has become the center of commercial and economic activities in the province.
Romblon is governed by the Department of Local Government, acting in behalf of the president through its local government units.
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Although the local situation is characterized by massive poverty because a majority of its people are poor fisher folk and marginalized farmers, the resources and strength of the Romblomanons, as the native inhabitants are called, have come to the fore to solve the vital problems that beset the diocese.
Romblon is a province composed of 20 islands and islets surrounded by deep waters in the Western Visayas region known as Region IV.
Its titular patron is St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and its secondary patron is the Santo Niño.
www.cbcponline.org /romblon   (673 words)

 Discovering Beaches, Marble and Fishing- Romblon, Philippines, Asia, Asia. A.T. Allan, Philippines, Romblon. Adventure ...
Romblon is one of those undiscovered islands, actually a whole group of islands, which sparkles in quiet beauty as a hidden-away jewel of the Philippines.
On your way to Romblon Island - the capital of the province with 36,612 people, situated in the Sibuyan Sea south of Luzon and north of Panay - you will probably catch a glimpse of its two majestic neighbors; Tablas Island to the west and Sibuyan Island to the southeast.
The 45-minute flight from Manila to Tablas (an island that is part of the Romblon group) no longer existed; it had closed, it was said, due to lack of business.
www.bootsnall.com /articles/07-09/discovering-beaches-marble-and-fishing-romblon-philippines-asia.html   (1026 words)

 Cockatoo Database Philippines / island / Romblon
Romblon is a province consisting of many islet and three major island of which Romblon island is by far the smallest.
The biggest island of the group is Tablas, where the provincial airport is also located, the second biggest is Sibuyan.
The islands have no major tourist attractions, but are peaceful.
www.cockatoo.com /english/philippines/philippines_islands_romblon.htm   (51 words)

 Romblon Province
Romblon Province, south of Marindugue consists of three main islands, Romblon, Tablas and Sibuyan together with about 15 smaller islands.
The mango-shaped island of Sibuyan, third largest of the Rombon Group, consists principally of the Mount Guiting-Guiting massif.
Reaching a height of 6725 ft, it is scarely in the alphine class, nevertheless it is considered a very difficult mountain to climb, and was not conquered until 1982.
www.regit.com /regitour/philipin/intplace/romblon.htm   (151 words)

 One Town One Product - OTOP Philippines
The island of Romblon, the capital of the province, is located at 12o16' east latitude.
Romblon was liberated on March 12, 1945 by units of the 24th Infantry Division under the Command of Colonel Clifford and on January 1, 1947, about a year and a half after the liberation, Romblon was again reconstituted into a regular province by virtue of Republic Act No. 38, which was authored by Hon.
Romblon, being the provincial capital ranks 2nd with the highest population among other municipalities of the province in 2000.
www.otopphilippines.gov.ph /microsite.aspx?rid=5&provid=67&townid=1271&prodid=155&sec=2   (745 words)

 Municipality of Romblon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Negritos were the aborigines of the islands comprising the province of Romblon.
Today, these groups of inhabitants are almost extinct with only a few scattered descendants living in the mountains of Tablas and in the interior of Sibuyan Island.
Romblon was liberated on March 12, 1945 by units of the 24th Infantry Division under the Command of Colonel Clifford and on January 1, 1947, about reconstituted into a regular province by virtue of Republic Act No. 38, which was authored by Hon.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /romblon   (94 words)

 Morel Island - Private Page
Morel Island Resort is situated one and a half kilometers offshore from Guinbirayan, Santa Fe, Romblon Province.
Manila / Romblon Island / Sibuyan Island / San Augustin or Odiongan - MBRS operate ferries from Manila to Romblon and Sibuyan Islands.
Romblon Island is the marble and administrative center of the province, while Sibuyan offers Mt Guitinguitin, a WWF Rainforest World Heritage Site.
www.morelisland.com /travel.htm   (658 words)

 About Romblon Province, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
is a cluster of twenty islands lying in the Sibuyan Sea, that is practically at the center of the Philippine archipelago.
Romblon was abolished as a province in 1941.
Joseph Cathedral in Romblon town was built by the recollect fathers in the 15th century and features a Byzantine altar, stained-glass windows, and a collection of antique icons and religious paintings.
www.islandsproperties.com /places/romblon.htm   (440 words)

 romblon diocesan seminarians association
The early aborigines of Romblon were believed to be the Negritos from Panay and the Mangyans from Mindoro.
Of the 17 municipalities of which, five are main-Island, three are Sibuyan Island, municipalities and the rest are in the island of Tablas.
Serving as the main points of entry to Romblon are the ports in Odiongan and Romblon island.
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 Sanrokan News Magazine Romblon Province, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boys frolick in the waters off one of Romblon island's small piers, unmindful of their luck that their waters are still considered very clean than most parts of the country.
The islands of Romblon province are home to the world's largest terrestrial crab: the coconut crab known as "tatos" in Asi or "igod" in Romblomanon.
Romblon harbor is considered as one of the best natural harbors in the Philippines.
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 The port of Romblon is the main port serving the whole province of Romblon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The port of Romblon is the main port serving the whole province of Romblon
Romblon Terminal is the main port serving the whole province of Romblon.
The Terminal of Romblon is with the town proper adjacent to the business hub of the community, thus making it accessible and convenient for shippers and port users.
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 Welcome to Pesocard.Com - Always There For You!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Among the three island barangays of Romblon town, only Logbon is practically surrounded with white sandy beaches.
Cobrador is the biggest among the islets dotting the seas around Romblon island.
Located on Carabao Island, as the island-municipality of San Jose is otherwise called, is found at the southernmost tip of Romblon, strategically located between the famous island-resort of Boracay and Tablas Island.
www.pesocard.com /provinces/region4/romblon/travel.html   (1825 words)

 Travel Lows and Woes: The Closing Gangplank - Romblon, Philippines, Asia, Asia Travel Stories, Philippines, Philippines ...
One of the projects of the organization at that time, which Aldwin and I were asked to join, involved a training of community representatives for the protection of Mt. Guiting-Guiting, a proclaimed national park in Sibuyan Island, Romblon province.
Romblon province is composed of three islands: Romblon, Tablas and Sibuyan.
Since this island is famous for being the island of marble, we thought of going around the stalls that sell souvenirs made of marble, such as paper weights, ash trays, and other decorative items.
www.bootsnall.com /articles/04-05/travel-lows-and-woes-the-closing-gangplank-romblon-philippines.html   (1382 words)

On the eastern side of the island is Bulabog Beach, a boardsailor's mecca that draws enthusiasts from all over the world, especially during the peak season of November to March.
The island-province of Romblon is a cluster of 20 islands lying practically at the center of the Philippine archipelago.
Sibuyan Island is dominated by Mount Guiting-Guiting, the highest peak in the province at 2,057 meters.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /Destinations/boracay.htm   (1388 words)

 Romblon Island, Philippines - Discount Cruises, Last-Minute Cruises, Short Notice Cruises - Vacations To Go
Romblon Island is actually made up of series of islands, each with its own unique characteristics.
Romblon, the main island, boasts Logbon, Alad and Cobrador, three islets with white-sand beaches, as well as St. Joseph Cathedral, built in the 15th century, and San Andres, a Spanish fort made of coral bricks.
At the southern tip of the island is Canyayo Beach, a combination of white sand and crushed coral overlooking Mt. Guiting-Guiting, the highest peak in Romblon.
www.vacationstogo.com /cruise_port/Romblon_Island__Philippines.cfm   (288 words)

 Fetalino Family Tree - Home Page
According to Malvar Fetalino, son of Deogracias Fetalino of Odiongan, Romblon, virtually all residents of Simara Island in the province of Romblon whose surnames start with “F” are related to the Fetalinos.
From Romblon, it now appears they have spread to nearby islands as evidenced by the Fetalinos now residing in the towns of Sigma, Dumalag and Dumarao, Capiz; in the towns of Sta.
Barbara and Zarraga, Iloilo (all in the island of Panay); in Bacolod City (Negros island); in Batangas, Caloocan, Malabon, Parañaque and Quezon City in Metro Manila and Baguio City in the island of Luzon.
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 Travel Sense | Your Discount Travel and Adventure Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Romblon island is linked with Batangas Port (Luzon island) every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday with Montenegro Lines.
Mary the Queen was used in the past in the UK and was serving the Isle of Man. It is a far better option than the Montenegro Lines, as it has a decent restaurant on the top deck, which serves decent food at decent prices.
The overall trend, however, for the 3 islands of Romblon Province, that are Tablas, Romblon and Sibuyan islands is of increasing frequency and larger transport modes. /planning/journalEntryFreeForm.asp?JournalID=53720&EntryID=25324   (211 words)

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