IJsselstein, Monday, 14 February 2011
Buenavista is a town on the northern coast of the province. At one time, it was a barrio of Inabanga and later of Getafe. Formerly, it was known as Pangpang because of a limestone cliff found in the barrio. When the Spaniards came to the shores of the place, with its green hills and slopes, they were very much impressed by the scenic spots and its natural beauty. They could not help but appreciate the beautiful view before them. Hence, they named the place Buenavista, meaning "good view". In 1874, Buenavista was separated from Inabanga and annexed to Getafe. It was made an independent municipality in 1960.
Buenavista celebrate its town fiesta on the 7th of October in honor of Santo Rosario.
Buenavista Police Station: +63 38 513 9073; +63 38 9134 9127
|Buenavista at a glance|
|Number of households (2000):||4550|
|Land area:||8730 ha|
|Number of barangays:||35|
|Distance from Tagbilaran:||83 km|
|Barangay||Population (2000)||Households (2000)||Population (2010)||Population (2015)|
(Based on figures from the census of 2000, 2010, and 2015 from PSA)
|Felipe A.Melencion Jr. wrote:|
|Tuesday, 25 October 2016 18:43:18 PHT|
|I just want to know, why the 2 Lapacan barangays are appearing in both Buenavista and Inbanga? I am just curious because I was born in Bugtong Lubi,Lapacan Sur. Could anybody give a clear answer on this?|
|Monday, 8 February 2016 17:55:56 PHT|
|I was checking what to see or what's unique in Buenavista, so I can visit and take photos for my blog. http://dyanlang.wordpress.com|
|Friday, 13 April 2012 19:32:54 PHT|
|Nindot untag naay map sa Buenavista ani bah,.,heheh..,,arun mkaresearch nami|
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