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Geography of Siquijor

Siquijor Topography
Siquijor Island is mostly made up of limestone material and fringed by mangroves, white sandy beaches and coral reefs. It has approximately 102 kilometers of shoreline. With the exception of relatively flat coastal plains in Lazi and San Juan, most of the island’s interior is either hilly or mountainous. The center of the island is elevated, the highest point of which is the Mt. Bandilaan, rising at approximately 557 meters above sea level.

Siquijor Coastal Area
The coastal zone around the island is 84.46 square kilometers. Mangrove area is 3.82 sq. km., shore area is 15.49 sq. km. and coral reefs is 800 sq. km.

Siquijor Aquatic Area
Major fishing grounds are found throughout Siquijor Sea, Bohol Strait, and Mindanao Sea. Inland fishery includes fresh and blackish water. The province has 15 hectares of fishponds and 71 hectares of swamp lands.

Source: www.Tourism.Gov.Ph


Common dishes

As with most Asian countries, the staple food in the Philippines is rice. It is most often steamed and served during meals.

Leftover rice is often fried with garlic to make sinangag, which is usually served at breakfast together with a fried egg and cured meat or sausages.

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Siquijor, The Marine Paradise of Central Visayas - Explore the Wonders! - Siquijor Islands Philippines

 


Siquijor Islands Philippines - Siquijor Geography - Siquijor Getting Here - Siquijor Historical Attractions - Siquijor History -
Siquijor Man-Made Attractions - Siquijor Population - Siquijor Religous Attractions - Siquijor Festivals - Siquijor Hotels - Siquijor Resorts
- Siquijor Special Interest - Siquijor Tourism Destination - Siquijor Caves


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