Alcantara, Cebu

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Alcantara
Municipality
Municipality of Alcantara
Alcantara, Cebu – National road
Alcantara, Cebu – National road
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Alcantara is located in Philippines
Alcantara
Alcantara
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°58′N 123°26′E / 9.97°N 123.43°E / 9.97; 123.43Coordinates: 9°58′N 123°26′E / 9.97°N 123.43°E / 9.97; 123.43
Country  Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 7th District of Cebu
Founded 1830
Barangays 9 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Beatriz Caburnay
 • Vice Mayor Fritz Lastimoso
 • Congressman Peter John Calderon
 • Electorate 10,102 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 35.20 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Elevation 149 m (489 ft)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,160
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 6033
PSGC 072201000
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 49,407,240.28 (2016)
Native languages Cebuano
Tagalog

Alcantara, officially the Municipality of Alcantara, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Alcantara; Tagalog: Bayan ng Alcantara), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,160 people.[3]

Alcantara is bordered to the north by the town of Ronda, to the west is the Tañon Strait, to the east is the town of Argao, and to the south is the town of Moalboal.

Barangays

Alcantara comprises 9 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[4]
072201001 Cabadiangan 6.4% 968 913 1.12%     
072201002 Cabil‑isan 5.6% 854 708 3.63%     
072201003 Candabong 16.0% 2,421 2,142 2.36%     
072201004 Lawaan 11.3% 1,706 1,438 3.31%     
072201005 Manga 13.2% 1,995 1,693 3.17%     
072201006 Palanas 17.5% 2,651 2,314 2.62%     
072201007 Poblacion 16.1% 2,440 2,438 0.02%     
072201008 Polo 9.9% 1,508 1,337 2.32%     
072201009 Salagmaya 4.1% 617 573 1.42%     
Total 15,160 13,556 2.15%
Palanas: 2,651 (17.5%) Poblacion: 2,440 (16.1%) Candabong: 2,421 (16.0%) Manga: 1,995 (13.2%) Lawaan: 1,706 (11.3%) Polo: 1,508 (9.9%) Cabadiangan: 968 (6.4%) Cabil‑isan: 854 (5.6%) Salagmaya: 617 (4.1%)Circle frame.svg

Demographics

Population of Alcantara
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 4,698 —    
1918 5,958 +1.60%
1939 5,754 −0.17%
1948 5,771 +0.03%
1960 5,625 −0.21%
1970 6,866 +2.01%
1975 7,752 +2.46%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 7,882 +0.33%
1990 9,559 +1.95%
1995 10,224 +1.27%
2000 11,532 +2.61%
2007 13,036 +1.71%
2010 13,556 +1.43%
2015 15,160 +2.15%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]
Alcantara public market

References

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.


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