Alcantara, Cebu

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Alcantara
Municipality
Map of Cebu showing the location of Alcantara
Map of Cebu showing the location of Alcantara
Alcantara is located in Philippines
Alcantara
Alcantara
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°58′34″N 123°24′22″E / 9.97611°N 123.40611°E / 9.97611; 123.40611Coordinates: 09°58′34″N 123°24′22″E / 9.97611°N 123.40611°E / 9.97611; 123.40611
Country  Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 2nd District of Cebu
Founded 1912
Barangays 9
Government[1]
 • Mayor Prudencio V. Barino Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 35.20 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 13,556
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6033
Dialing code 32
Income class 5th class town

Alcantara is a fifth class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,556 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Alcantara is administratively subdivided into 9 barangays:[2]

  • 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[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 

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