Alcantara, Cebu

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Alcantara
Municipality
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Alcantara is located in Philippines
Alcantara
Alcantara
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°59′N 123°24′E / 9.98°N 123.4°E / 9.98; 123.4Coordinates: 9°59′N 123°24′E / 9.98°N 123.4°E / 9.98; 123.4
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 2nd District of Cebu
Founded 1912
Barangay 9 (see § Barangays)
Government[2]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Beatriz Caburnay[a] (1‑Cebu)
 • Vice mayor Fritz Lastimoso[b]
 • Town Council
Area[3]
 • Total 35.20 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 13,556
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Voters(2013)[5] 9,896
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6033
IDD: +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
PSGC 072201000

Alcantara is a fifth income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,556.[4] In the last election, it had 9,896 registered voters.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Alcantara comprises 9 barangays:[3]

  • Cabadiangan
  • Cabil-isan
  • Candabong
  • Lawaan
  • Manga
  • Palanas
  • Poblacion
  • Polo
  • Salagmaya

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Alcantara
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,559 —    
1995 10,224 +1.27%
2000 11,532 +2.61%
2007 13,036 +1.71%
2010 13,556 +1.43%
Source: National Statistics Office[4][6]

In the last election, it had 9,896 registered voters, meaning that 73% of the population are aged 18 and over.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fredo Cañete was elected but died in office June 2014.[1]
  2. ^ As highest polling councilor, stepped up when elected mayor died in office

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Mayor and Vice Mayor to take Oath". 24 June 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "2013 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2013. 
  6. ^ "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007" (PDF). National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 June 2011.