Wednesday, August 11, 2010


Land Area and Barangay (Continuation)

MAASIN   It accommodates the Palawan Palm and Vegetable Oil Nursery and the Municipal Agricultural Techno-Center

A Lady and a child watches the waterfall

MAINIT Situated in the north of Barangay Imulnod, the place is known for the Mainit Falls & Hot Spring.

MAMBALOT   From the pioneer settler, Mr. Mambalot, a muslim merchant and was considered a good leader of the community.

MALIS     The southern-most barangay of the municipality before the Municipality of Bataraza, in here you could find the Inkera Seven Falls.

ORING-ORING   The Pearl of Allah considered the biggest pearl in the world was found.

PANGOBILIAN   Where the two (2) big hospitals in the south and the tertiary school are located -Southern Palawan Provincial Hospital (SPPH) and Leoncio General Hospital (LGH) and the Palawan State University - Extramural Studies Center.

POBLACION I   Primarily a coastal barangay and with traces still of early settlements- The Lighthouse tower and the cemented water tank. In here, you could serenely watch sunrise at th seawall in front of the Public market and Brooke's Point Convention Center or the sunset at the port. Most of the residents depend on the sea for living.This is the smallest barangay of Brooke's Point with an area of 56.20 hectares or 0.07 percent of the total municipal land area.

POBLACION II   Alongside Poblacion I, this place is used to be planted with rice, corn and coconut. The place abound with fruit-bearing trees and was popular to bird and insect hunters. It was once a private property developed by the owners; Edwards, Ordinario and Moreno, into subdivisions providing a site not only for residentials but for the municipal center and other public institutions as well. This was later made a separate  barangay in 1972.

SALOGON          The name refers to the Sansalogon Trees growing indigenously in the place but had become endangered. Its bark and leaves were used as clothes by the natives then. A century-old Dau tree could still be found in the area.

SAMARINANA  Where the majority of the inhabitants then were from Samar, the place was established 
by virtue of R.A.3590 in 1955. Formerly a host to military detachment, the place was called Barrio Parakan then, a native term for "noisy" - the way the settlers from Samar conversed.

SARAZA              Bounded by Barangay Oring-oring in the northeast, Barangay Amas in the northwest and Barangay Samarinana in the south.

TUBTUB              From the Pala'wan  word Tabtab, which meanse "Spring of hope", derived from a spring on the hillside.

                             Brooke's Point is about 40 kilometers in length and 20 kilometers width at its widest point. It is subdivided into Lowlands, the rolling and undulating central portion and the Uplands. The Upland area at the western part covers the Mt. Mantalingahan rangers that served as  the municipality's boundary with the Municipality of Jose Rizal.

                            The municipality experiences a short dry season and has no pronounced rainy period during the rest of the year.

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