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Some facts about Loreto, Philippines

Lagiwan Festival

PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS UNDER LORETO DISTRICT Loreto Central Elementary School [video:youtube:r5VZZ7lO_eY] (Lagiwan Festival) Loreto National High School [video:youtube:JRmRQ86WddU] (Lagiwan Festival) Loreto Academy [video:youtube:yMu_jd…

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DISCOVER SURIGAO: LORETO, PROVINCE OF DINAGAT ISLANDS

[video:youtube:bzMMrnm5tio] Loreto, Dinagat Islands From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Loreto is a 5th class municipality in the province of Dinagat Island, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 8,751 people in 1,840…

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ABOUT LORETO and TUBAJON

Loreto Province: Surigao del Norte Land Area (Sq. Km): 133.1 Population (1995): 8,048 No. of Barangays (1999): 10 Voting Population (1992) Male: 2,572; Female: 2,430 Situated in the northern tip of Dinagat Island, province of Surigao del Norte,…

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LANGUAGES/DIALECT

Most residents in Loreto and Tubajon speak the Cebuano/Boholano dialect. A percentage speaks Waray, a dialect spoken in the provinces of Samar and Northern Leyte. There are four barangays in the municipality of Loreto where the Waray dialect is spoken.

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LORETOS EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS UNDER LORETO DISTRICT Loreto Central Elementary School [video:youtube:r5VZZ7lO_eY] (Lagiwan Festival) Acoje Elementary School Busay Elementary School Cambiniliw Elementary School Dahican Primary School Esperanza Ele…

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ENTERTAINMENT and MEDIA

Loreto Cable Television Radio Tubajon DXTT-FM 95.8. supported by the Tambuli Radio Network

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TOURISM and TRAVEL

Getting There: By air - Philippine Airlines has flights from Manila to Cebu to Surigao City. By boat – Private operators provide daily schedules from Bilang-bilang port, in Surigao City. The boat trip takes about four hours. Accommodations B…

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HISTORY

"On the northern water of the Surigao del Norte mainland lies Dinagat Island dubbed by Gen. Douglas MacArthur as one of the "three sentinel-islands guarding the Central Philippines from the enemies in the Pacific." Together with Dinagat as the first clas…

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US LANDING

HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE U.S. LIBERATION FORCES LANDING IN LORETO, FEATURING “GALLUP”, “ROSS”, AND SIXTH RANGER INFANTRY BATTALION Desolation Point on the northern tip of Dinagat Island was where American troops first landed on October 17, 1944 to li…

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SIXTH RANGER DIVISION

The 6th Ranger Infantry Battalion was on a mission of knocking out the coastal defense guns, radio stations, radar stations, and other means of defense and communications in Leyte Harbor. . They were to secure outlying islands and guide naval forces to t…

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