Talim Island

14 12 2008

Talim Island is located at the center of the Laguna de Bay lake under the municipality of Binangonan on the western side and the municipality of Cardona on the eastern side in the province of Rizal, Philippines. The island is rich in bamboo grass, with which islanders make different types of furniture such as bamboo sofas, cabinets, tables, chairs and a lot more. It is the main source of their living, while fishing on the lake is only secondary.

The island consist of 26 barangays, 17 from Binangonan and 9 from Cardona.

Divisions of Barangays per Town

Binangonan

Bangad, Binitagan, Bombong, Buhangin, Ginoong, Sanay, Gulod, Habagatan, Janosa, Subay, Kasile, Kaytome, Kinaboogan, Kinagatan, Pinagdilawan, Rayap, Sapang, Tabon and Malakaban

Cardona

Lambac Boor Malanggam Calubacan Tuna Balibago Navotas and Ticulio

Talim

Dusk at the Los BaƱos pier, with Talim Island and Mt. Susong Dalaga in the background

Binangonan

Map of Rizal showing the location of Binangonan and the Talim island in the middle of the lake (southern tip)

Cardona

Map of Rizal showing the location of Cardona and the Talim island in the middle of the lake (southern tip)

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