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Siquijor Police Provincial Office is located in Caipilan, Siquijor, Siquijor, which currently has six (6) staff offices. Among the provinces of Region 7, the province of Siquijor, popularly known in Central Visayas as “Isla de Fuego” or “Island of Fire”, has been known to be one of the nation’s tourist destinations considering its tranquility, magnificent beachfronts and relaxing atmosphere coupled with the friendliness of its constituents. As a lone district, law and order is evident and the peacefulness had been successfully maintained for decades. This is evident by the minimal crime incidents, the absence of syndicated and organized crime groups and the failure of CT’s Groups operating in the countryside to establish mass base in the province. With its easy accessibility on land, air and sea transportation, Siquijor become progressive that could even compete with neighboring provinces on trade matters.

The province has a total population of 87,695 and a land area of 33,754 hectares which is subdivided into 134 barangays. It is bounded in the northwest by the island of Cebu, on the northeast by Bohol, on the east by Camiguin Island, on the south by Mindanao and on the west by Negros Island.

Land Area 33,754 hectares
Population 87,695
Registered Voters 46,621
Population Growth Rate xx%
Municipalities Six (6)
Barangays 134
Airports One (1)
Seaports Three (3)

Siquijor province is the region’s smallest province and used to be a sub-province of Negros Oriental. The island lies midway between the Visayas and Mindanao and some 20 kms southeast of Negros Oriental. Towards the north of the province are the islands of Cebu and Bohol and to the west is Negros Island. To the east is Camiguin and to the south is mainland Mindanao.

The main agricultural products of the island are copra, mango, peanuts, and livestock, while food processing, furniture making, metal works, and handicraft are its industrial activities. Although there are no major economic activities that are established in the island, the province remains to be the most peaceful in the region.

The island is known for magic potions, amulets and other forms of black magic. Domestic and foreign tourists converge in the province on Good Friday to meet people from different walks of life showing tricks and making magic potions.

Six municipalities comprise the province.

• Enrique Villanueva
• Larena
• Lazi
• Maria
• San Juan
• Siquijor