About Carmen Bohol, PHILIPPINES
The world-famous Chocolate Hills, is located in the town on Carmen Bohol Philippines.
SUNSET Chocolate Hills
The town of Carmen
may have that small town appeal, but people from all over the globe visit this small town everyday to see the Chocolate Hills, one of the natural world wonders.
The municipality of Carmen
is roughly located in the middle of Bohol
in the geographical map.
It is approximately around 55 kilometers from Tagbilaran City, the capital of Bohol
is composed of 29 barangays with population more than 40,000.
is very rich in untouched natures like hills, valleys and fields.
There are plenty of coconut trees, banana plants, rice fields and tropical plants all around.
Some of the major agricultural crops produced in Carmen
are cassava, coconut, rice, banana, etc.
is a community-oriented town with schools (kindergarten, day care centers, elementary, high schools and vocational college), churches, health clinics and hospitals, different sports facilities (basketball, tennis, volleyball), public market and terminal, and local businesses (repair shops, dry goods store, grocery stores, restaurants, bakeries, parlors, pharmacies, bank).
People and the Language
Local people in Carmen
are known as Carmenanons.
Carmen Bohol Catholic Church
Like other parts of Bohol
, the most common spoken languages that Carmenanons use daily is the Bisaya or Cebuano dialect.
Most tourists and visitors, who do not speak and undesstand the Bisaya or Cebuano language will usually have no problem going around Carmen, or in many parts of Bohol, because most Carmenanons where taught the universal English language in elementary and high schools days, where they learn to read, write and speak the English language.
attracts a lot of both domestic and international tourists every year because of the Chocolate Hills, one of the most popular destination in Bohol just like Panglao Beach.
The Chocolate Hills
But aside from the Chocolate Hills, people also go there during the Town Fiesta every January where food is abundant in every home and there are parades, programs, contests and dances.
Also popular destination in Carmen
is the Fatima Rosary Hill where the Virgin Mary Statue located on top of the hill is placed.
also have springs, caves, falls and the Philippine Starch Industrial Corporation
Read more about all the attractions and landmarks in Carmen Bohol
, click here.
More topics about Carmen Bohol
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| Attractions | Where To Stay | Getting There | Currency Accepted | Local Businesses | Offices/Services | Carmen LINKS
has gone a long way!
When I studied high school at Bohol Agricultural College
was only a sleeping town.
Choco Hills were there, but few people knew about it.
I am so much happy that because of technology breakthrough like the internet, choco hills is now known all over the globe via the world wide web.
By the way, I am from Riverside, Bilar, Bohol
but residing in Antipolo City and my work is at the premier central business district in the philippines: Makati City.