Mount Opao

Carles, Iloilo

Mount Opao is located on Sicogon Island in Carles, Iloilo. Mount Opao is a forested mountain in the same area as Kitub-Bao. The lower third the mountain is thickly covered by lush forest that is teeming with wildlife. The clean natural spring of Mr. Opao is the main water source of the island.

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