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City ESCALANTE
Official Website http://www.escalantecity.gov.ph
Island Grouping Visayas
Region Region VI
General Information
FACTS & FIGURES

Escalante City is a 5th class city in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 79,098 people in 16,160 households.

LOCATION

The city of Escalante is located in the northern part of the Province of Negros Occidental. This province is strategically located as part of the Western Visayas Region, the province of Occidental Negros occupies the western portion of Negros Island. It is bounded to the north by the Visayan Sea; to the east by the province of Oriental Negros and partly by Tanon Strait; to the west by the Strait of Guimaras; and to the south by Sulu Sea.

LAND AREA

19,276 hectares

CLIMATE

The entire province of Negros Occidental has two pronounced seasons: wet (June to November) and dry (December to May.

POPULATION

The city has a population of 80,500 as of census 2002 with 16,500 households.

LANGUAGE/DIALECT

Hiligaynon 78.81 % as of 1995. Cebuano,Tagalog, and English are spoken & understood.

CURRENCY

Philippine Peso (Php) in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 in pesos and. 25, 10, 5 and 1 in centavos.

ECONOMY

The major sources of income are farming, fishing, and retail merchandising.The city has four domestic seaports. The major telecommunications in the city are PLDT, Globe Telecoms, Smart and PT&T.

Source of data: www.escalantecity.gov.ph

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Date  Title  Action
Article 
13 Nov 2007  Commodity Profile of Region VI  View
13 Nov 2007  Accredited Travel Agencies for Region VI  View
21 Oct 2007  Education in Escalante City  View
21 Oct 2007  HOtels and Other Accommodations in Escalante  View
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21 Oct 2007  Festivals of Escalante  View
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