Argao, Cebu

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Argao
Municipality
Old cannons of Argao.JPG
Map of Cebu with Argao highlighted
Map of Cebu with Argao highlighted
Argao is located in Philippines
Argao
Argao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°53′N 123°36′E / 9.88°N 123.6°E / 9.88; 123.6Coordinates: 9°53′N 123°36′E / 9.88°N 123.6°E / 9.88; 123.6
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 2nd district of Cebu
Founded 1608
Barangay 45 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Edsel Galeos (LP)
 • Vice mayor Stanley Caminero
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 191.50 km2 (73.94 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 69,503
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
 • Voters(2013)[4] 43,467
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6021
IDD: +63 (0)32
Income class 1st class
PSGC 072205000
Website www.sali-argao.gov.ph

Argao is a first income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines, partly urban. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 69,503.[3] In the last election, it had 43,467 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Argao is located in the southeast of the province of Cebu, 68 kilometres (42 mi) from Cebu City. Argao is exactly mid-way between Cebu City and the southern tip of Cebu island at (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 – 20 km × 40 km (12 mi × 25 mi) more or less – 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 comprises 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 +0.81%
2000 61,010 +2.47%
2007 62,226 +0.27%
2010 69,503 +4.11%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

In the last election, it had 43,467 registered voters, meaning that 63% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[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" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "2013 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2013. 
  5. ^ "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. 

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