Argao, Cebu

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Argao
Municipality
Old cannons of Argao.JPG
Map of Cebu showing the location of Argao
Map of Cebu showing the location of Argao
Argao is located in Philippines
Argao
Argao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°53′N 123°36′E / 9.883°N 123.600°E / 9.883; 123.600Coordinates: 09°53′N 123°36′E / 9.883°N 123.600°E / 9.883; 123.600
Country  Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 2nd district of Cebu
Founded 1608
Barangays 45
Government[1]
 • Mayor Edsel A. Galeos
Area[2]
 • Total 191.50 km2 (73.94 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 69,503
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6021
Dialing code 32
Income class 1st class; partially urban
Website www.sali-argao.gov.ph

Argao is a first class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 69,503 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Argao is located at the southeastern portion of the province of Cebu, approximately 68 kilometres (42 mi) from Cebu City. Argao is exactly between Cebu City and the southern tip of the island (Santander). It is approximately 26 kilometres (16 mi) from Carcar, from Alcoy, and from Loon which is across the Bohol or Cebu Strait. The rectangle that is Argao (approximately 20 X 40 km) is bounded, clockwise, in the west by Badian, Alcantara, Ronda, and Dumanjug; in the north by Sibonga; in the east by the Bohol Strait; and in the south by Dalaguete.

Barangays[edit]

Argao is administratively subdivided into 45 barangays.[2]

  • Alambijud
  • Anajao
  • Apo
  • Bala-as
  • Balisong
  • Binlod
  • Bogo
  • Butong
  • Bug-ot
  • Bulasa
  • Calagasan
  • Canbantug
  • Canbanua
  • Cansuje
  • Capio-an
  • Casay
  • Catang
  • Colawin
  • Conalum
  • Guiwanon
  • Gutlang
  • Jampang
  • Jomgao
  • Lamacan
  • Langtad
  • Langub
  • Lapay
  • Lengigon
  • Linut-od
  • Mabasa
  • Mandilikit
  • Mompeller
  • Panadtaran
  • Poblacion
  • Sua
  • Sumaguan
  • Tabayag
  • Talaga
  • Talaytay
  • Talo-ot
  • Tiguib
  • Tulang
  • Tulic
  • Ubaub
  • Usmad

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Argao
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 52,157 —    
1995 54,447 +0.86%
2000 61,010 +2.30%
2007 62,226 +0.28%
2010 69,503 +3.76%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

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Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

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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