Balamban

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Balamban
Municipality
Municipality of Balamban
Official seal of Balamban
Seal
Nickname(s): Ship building capital of Cebu
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
Balamban is located in Philippines
Balamban
Balamban
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°28′N 123°47′E / 10.47°N 123.78°E / 10.47; 123.78Coordinates: 10°28′N 123°47′E / 10.47°N 123.78°E / 10.47; 123.78
Country  Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 3rd district of Cebu
Barangays 28 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Ace Binghay
 • Vice Mayor Rosario Binghay
 • Congressman Gwendolyn Garcia
 • Electorate 47,548 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 225.67 km2 km2 (Formatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)
Elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 87,177
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 6041
PSGC 072208000
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 309,906,408.00 (2016)
Native languages Cebuano
Tagalog

Balamban, officially the Municipality of Balamban, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Balamban; Tagalog: Bayan ng Balamban), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 87,177 people.[3]

Balamban is bordered to the north by the town of Asturias, to the west is the Tañon Strait, to the east Is Cebu City, and to the south is the City of Toledo.

Mount Manunggal in Barangay Magsaysay (formerly Sunog), is the site of the plane crash on 17 March 1957 in which President Ramon Magsaysay and 17 of his Presidential staff and news correspondents are killed.

Barangays

Balamban comprises 28 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[4]
072208001 Abucayan 6.1% 5,315 4,591 2.83%
072208002 Aliwanay 3.8% 3,277 3,186 0.54%
072208003 Arpili 7.2% 6,312 4,877 5.03%
072208027 Baliwagan (Poblacion) 6.3% 5,494 4,734 2.88%
072208004 Bayong 1.0% 861 1,037 −3.48%
072208005 Biasong 3.2% 2,816 2,155 5.23%
072208006 Buanoy 13.8% 12,057 8,368 7.20%
072208007 Cabagdalan 1.0% 842 698 3.64%
072208008 Cabasiangan 1.4% 1,233 1,078 2.59%
072208009 Cambuhawe 3.9% 3,374 2,916 2.82%
072208010 Cansomoroy 2.2% 1,920 1,415 5.98%
072208011 Cantibas 1.5% 1,346 1,084 4.21%
072208012 Cantuod 3.9% 3,426 2,641 5.08%
072208013 Duangan 1.5% 1,334 1,256 1.15%
072208014 Gaas 3.3% 2,908 2,812 0.64%
072208015 Ginatilan 1.8% 1,592 1,485 1.33%
072208016 Hingatmonan 1.4% 1,241 973 4.74%
072208017 Lamesa 2.1% 1,799 1,656 1.59%
072208018 Liki 1.4% 1,243 1,212 0.48%
072208019 Luca 1.6% 1,399 761 12.29%
072208020 Matun‑og 1.1% 1,002 693 7.27%
072208021 Nangka 7.1% 6,151 4,420 6.49%
072208022 Pondol 11.3% 9,872 7,897 4.34%
072208023 Prenza 3.3% 2,863 2,285 4.39%
072208026 Santa Cruz-Santo Niño (Poblacion) 2.1% 1,866 1,698 1.81%
072208024 Singsing 2.1% 1,870 1,462 4.80%
072208025 Sunog (Magsaysay) 2.1% 1,825 1,998 −1.71%
072208026 Vito 2.2% 1,939 1,849 0.91%
Total 87,177 71,237 3.92%

Demographics

Population census of Balamban
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 10,603 —    
1918 18,943 +3.94%
1939 31,385 +2.43%
1948 34,488 +1.05%
1960 38,081 +0.83%
1970 36,416 −0.45%
1975 37,351 +0.51%
1980 41,498 +2.13%
1990 45,909 +1.02%
1995 49,983 +1.61%
2000 59,922 +3.96%
2007 66,261 +1.40%
2010 71,237 +2.67%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


Economy

One of the larger shipwright yards of the Philippines (but a long well behind Subic), the municipality has doubled its size within ten years.[7]

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.
  6. ^ "Province of Cebu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ Company
    Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu)

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