Poro Island

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Poro Island
Poro Island is located in Philippines
Poro Island
Poro Island
Location in the Philippines
Geography
Location Camotes Sea
Coordinates 10°40′N 124°27′E / 10.667°N 124.450°E / 10.667; 124.450Coordinates: 10°40′N 124°27′E / 10.667°N 124.450°E / 10.667; 124.450
Archipelago Philippines
Length 13 km (8.1 mi)
Width 9.8 km (6.09 mi)
Administration
Province Cebu
Demographics
Population 33,357
Pop. density 350 /km2 (910 /sq mi)
Poro Island is located in Camotes Islands
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Location of municipalities of Poro and Tudela, and tourist attractions on Poro Island

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Poro Island is an island in the province of Cebu, located east of Cebu Island and west of Leyte Island. Two municipalities, Poro and Tudela, are located on Poro Island. It is one of the four Camotes Islands along with Pacijan Island, Ponson Island, and Tulang Island.

Attractions[edit]

Bukilat Cave is a large natural cavern in the southeastern part of the island. Because of naturally formed piercings in its canopy, the interior is well illuminated. There are many stalactites and stalagmites.
The cave served as shelter for the people living in the island from the Japanese invaders during World War II. Hidden treasures are rumoured to be scattered throughout the area.
There are several other less popular caves on Poro island.
Busay Falls
Pangunuron Falls
Buho Rock is a hole in a cliff wall said to have been formed when a Spanish warship mistook it for an enemy ship in the mist and fired cannon into it. It is reached by a stone staircase, and offers views of Poro and the sea.
Flying Fish
Santa Rosa