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Encyclopedia > Kalibo, Aklan

Kalibo is the capital of the province of Aklan, in the northwest of Panay Island, Philippines. Image File history File links Ph_locator_aklan_kalibo. ... Map of the Philippines showing all the regions and their provinces. ... Aklan is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ... Panay is an island in the Philippines located in the Visayas. ...


Kalibo is best known as the venue of the Ati-atihan festival, normally held during the 3rd week of January. The term Kalibo comes from the Aklanon word "sangka libo", ("one thousand"), the number of native (Ati aka aeta) people who attended the first Catholic Mass there. After this very first Mass, a celebration was held that was continued annually as the Ati-atihan festival. The Ati-Atihan festival, held every third Sunday of January in the town of Kalibo in the province of Aklan on the Philippine island of Panay, is the wildest among Philippine fiestas. ... Aklanon refers to the people of Aklan province in the Philippines, their language and culture. ...


From the time of the Spanish colonial administration until the institution of Pilipino as the national language in 1946, Kalibo was spelled as "Calivo". Pilipino was the old official language of the Philippines (1935-1987), until it was changed by the Constitution on 1987 to Filipino. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...

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Access

Kalibo is 50 minutes from Manila by plane or somewhat longer by ship through the Dumaguit or New Washington Ports on the northern tip of Aklan. Kalibo National Airport is about ten minutes from the main plaza. The City of Manila (Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynila), or simply Manila, is the capital of the Philippines. ... Kalibo Airport (IATA: KLO, ICAO: RPVK) is the airport serving the general area of Kalibo, the capital of Aklan province in the Philippines. ...


The nearest cities are Roxas City in Capiz, and Iloilo City in Iloilo. Both are accessible by bus and minivans. Roxas City is a 2nd class city in the province of Capiz, Philippines. ... Capiz is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ... Iloilo City is the capital city of the province of Iloilo in the Philippines. ... Iloilo is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ...


Kalibo is a gateway to Boracay island via the port of Caticlan, just 45 minutes away by land. Boracay is a tropical island located approximately 315km (200 miles) south of Manila and 2km off the northwest tip of the island of Panay in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. ... The Municipality of Malay is a fourth class municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. ...


Public transportation around town is by tricycle.


Government

Kalibo is a 1st class Philippine municipality. As of 2006, it was being administered by Mayor Raymar A. Rebaldo, who led the town's first Foundation Day celebration on November 23, 2005. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


According to the 2000 census, Kalibo has a population of 62,438 people in 12,628 households. This article is about the year 2000. ...


Barangays

The Kalibo Airport with International Standard in Aklan.
The Kalibo Airport with International Standard in Aklan.


Kalibo is politically subdivided into 16 barangays. Image File history File links Kalibo_national_airport_aklan. ... Image File history File links Kalibo_national_airport_aklan. ... Kalibo Airport (IATA: KLO, ICAO: RPVK) is the airport serving the general area of Kalibo, the capital of Aklan province in the Philippines. ... Aklan is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ... A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ...

  • Andagao
  • Bachao Norte
  • Bachao Sur
  • Briones
  • Buswang New
  • Buswang Old
  • Caano
  • Estancia
  • Linabuan Norte
  • Mabilo
  • Mobo
  • Nalook
  • Poblacion
  • Pook
  • Tigayon
  • Tinigao

Banks

  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Metrobank
  • United Coconut Planters Bank
  • Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
  • Bank of Commerce
  • Philippine National Bank
  • Development Bank of the Philippines
  • Land Bank of the Philippines
  • Allied Banking Corporation
  • Bank of the Philippine Island - Martelino
  • Bank of the Philippine Island - Roxas Avenue
  • BPI Express Banking Center - Gaisano City Kalibo
  • Equitable PCI Bank
  • LBC Development Bank
  • Cooperative Rural Bank of Aklan
  • Rural Bank of Balete, Kalibo Branch
  • Rural Bank of Banga, Kalibo Branch

Education

Tertiary Schools in Kalibo

  • Aklan State University - School of Industrial Technology
  • Aklan Catholic College
  • Aklan Polytechnic Institute
  • AMA Computer Learning Center of Aklan
  • Aklan Technical and Fashion School
  • Central Panay College of Science and Technology
  • Garcia College of Technology
  • JAVTES College
  • Northwestern Visayan Colleges
  • Panay Technological College
  • Saint Gabriel College
  • San Lorenzo College of Kalibo
  • STI College of Kalibo
  • Verde Grande Culinary School


High Schools in Kalibo The Aklan State University (ASU) is an educational institution in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. ...

  • Regional Science High School for Western Visayas
  • Aklan National High School of Arts and Trades
  • Aklan Catholic College High School
  • Aklan Polytechnic Institute High School
  • Aklan Academy
  • Aklan Technical and Fashion School
  • Aklan Valley High School
  • Central Panay College of Science and Technology High School
  • Dela Cruz of Institute of Business and Industry
  • Infant Jesus Academy(IJA) High School
  • Infant Jesus School (High School)
  • JAVTES High School
  • Kalibo Institute
  • Linabuan National High School
  • Nalook National High School
  • Northwestern Visayan Colleges High School
  • Panay Technological College High School
  • Saint Anne Montessori School (High School)
  • Saint Gabriel College High School Department


Elementary and Pre-Schools in Kalibo

  • Aklan Catholic College Elementary and Pre-Schools
  • Aklan Learning Center
  • Central Panay College of Science and Technology (Elementary and Pre-Schools)
  • Holy Child Nursery and Kindergarten School
  • Infant Jesus Academy *Elementary and Pre-School)
  • Infant Jesus School (Elementary and Pre-School)
  • NVC Pre School and Learning Center
  • Saint Anne Montessori School (Elementary and Pre-School)
  • Star Glow Learning Center
  • Sun Yat Sen School of Kalibo
  • Wadeford School (PAREF Assisted School)
  • Kalibo Pilot Elementary School
  • Kalibo Elementary School
  • Andagao Elementary School
  • Mobo Elementary School
  • Bakhaw-Old Buswang Elementary School
  • Pook Elementary School
  • Nalook Elementary School
  • Tinigao Elementary School
  • Linabuan Elementary School
  • New Buswang Elementary School
  • Christ our Lord School
  • Maranatha Christian School

Hospitals

  • Dr.Rafael S.Tumbukon Memorial Hospital
  • Aklan Cooperative Mission Hospital
  • Saint Jude Hospital
  • Saint Gabriel Hospital
  • Panay Medicare Hospital

Television Networks:

DYBB GMA-affiliate Kalibo
TV 8
ABS-CBN Kalibo
TV 23
ACQ-Kingdom Broadcasting Network
Channel 37

Signal reaches Kalibo

GMA Network
Channel 7 (?)
ABS-CBN Network
Channel 2 (Manila)
ABS-CBN Network
Channel 4 (Iloilo/Bacolod)

Radio Networks:

DYIN - Bombo Radyo Philippines 
AM - 1107 kHz
DYKR - RMN, Kalibo (Radio Mindanao Network) 
AM - 1161 kHz
DYRG - IBC Radyo Budyong, Kalibo (Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation) 
AM - 1251 kHz
DYRU - RGMA Super Radyo, Kalibo (Regional? Global Media Arts)
FM - 92.9 mHz
DYMK - CBIS 98.5 Hot FM (Community Broadcast Information System) 
FM - 98.5 mHz

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  Results from FactBites:
 
The Diocese of Kalibo (682 words)
Aklan occupies the northwestern portion of Panay Island, with its northern coastline facing the Sibuyan Sea.
Aklan first became administratively independent of the entire Panay group in 1656, but it was part of the province of Capiz.
The Diocese of Kalibo comprises a land area of 1817 square kilometers, with a population of 388,737, of which 89 per cent are Catholics.
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