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IJsselstein, Saturday, 14 January 2012

Jetafe (sometimes also spelled Getafe) is a port town on the northern coast, 92 kilometers from the capital.

Outrigger Ferry
Outrigger Ferry
Getafe Pier
Getafe Pier
It was only a strip of level land along the coast belonging to the town of Inabanga. The rich fishing grounds in the shallow waters around the neighboring little islands attracted people from Cebu and other nearby places to settle on the strip of level land. The community grew and flourished but during the 18th century marauding muslims used to come to the place so the community transferred to the top of a hill so that they could watch the coming of marauders. The decision of the Spaniards to give them protection made them return to the old site. In 1874, this barrio which was once called Ambacon became a municipality and was named Jetafe.

Jetafe Police Station: +63 38 514 9052

Bank: First Consolidated Bank "FCB"

Jetafe at a glance
Population (2015): 30955
Population (2010): 31789
Population (2000): 26826
Number of households (2000): 4694
Land area: 9980 ha
Number of barangays: 24
Distance from Tagbilaran: 92 km

BarangayPopulation (2000)Households (2000)Population (2010)Population (2015)
Campao Occidental41558418484
Campao Oriental9511589631034
Carlos P. Garcia755142858994
Corte Baud692115704868
Jandayan Norte876157901963
Jandayan Sur165726713601538
Mahanay (Mahanay Island)43365484538
San Jose141323814321729
Santo Niño631100686768

(Based on figures from the census of 2000, 2010, and 2015 from PSA)

Jeroen Hellingman

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Thursday, 30 April 2015 09:27:11 PHT
May I ask the contact number of the person who is the in charge of the nipa huts reservation in Pandanon Island. We would like to have our lunch there on May 2. Please reply. Thanks
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Thursday, 6 February 2014 12:22:19 PHT
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Friday, 31 January 2014 00:14:14 PHT
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Lufca Incorpo wrote:
Friday, 28 December 2012 09:51:34 PHT
This is a very beautiful site to fit my business in aquaculture.

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