IJsselstein, Saturday, 14 January 2012 (updated: Sunday, 3 June 2018)
Jagna is a bustling port town in the eastern coast of Bohol. This municipality was first settled by immigrants from Loboc who transformed the wide valley into rice paddies. It became a rather prosperous community. By 1879, it had a population of 11,829.
Today, Jagna is the place from where you can embark in the direction of Mindanao. While you pass here, don't hesitate to have a taste of the local delicacy, calamay, a mixture of sticky rice, coconut milk, and sugar, packed in a coconut shell, which are then joined together with a characteristic red ribbon. Making Calamay needs constant stirring over a low fire until the desired thickness has been reached. Calamay has different flavours; original, with peanuts and ubi flavour.
What to see in Jagna: If you are curious on how Calamay is made, you can visit the Calamay industry in barangay Can-upao, Jagna, Bohol. You can also visit the beautiful Kinahugan Falls in sitio Karap-agan, Cabunga-an in Jagna. This waterfalls is about 5 kilometers from the town center.
How to get there: You can take the bus to Ubay or Anda at Dao integrated bus Terminal.
Jagna Police Station: +63 38 238 2254
Jagna Fire Station: +63 38 531 0166
Bank: First Consolidated Bank "FCB"
|Lim Community Hospital|
Address: Canjulao, 6308 Jagna, Bohol, Philippines
Phone: +63 38 238 2308
Lim Community Hospital has a capacity of 28 beds. Dr. Guido L. Lim - Medical Director
|Teodoro B. Galagar District Hospital|
Address: Poblacion, 6308 Jagna, Bohol, Philippines
Phone: +63 38 238 2404
Teodoro B. Galagar District Hospital is a government owned hospital and has a capacity of 25 beds. Dr. Winifreda B. Cagulada - Chief of Hospital
|Jagna at a glance|
|Number of households (2000):||5957|
|Land area:||12063 ha|
|Number of barangays:||33|
|Distance from Tagbilaran:||63 km|
|Barangay||Population (2000)||Households (2000)||Population (2010)||Population (2015)|
(Based on figures from the census of 2000, 2010, and 2015 from PSA)
Jeroen Hellingman and Rodelyn Gallo Hellingman
|Tuesday, 17 January 2012 13:35:24 PHT|
|Thank you for this latest information. our kababayan will surely appreciate your work. :)|
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