Map of Cebu with Argao highlighted
|Region||Central Visayas (Region VII)|
|District||2nd district of Cebu|
|Barangay||45 (see § Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Edsel Galeos (LP)|
|• Vice mayor||Stanley Caminero|
|• Town Council|
|• Total||191.50 km2 (73.94 sq mi)|
|• Density||360/km2 (940/sq mi)|
|• Voters (2013)||43,467|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD :||+63 (0)32|
|Income class||1st class|
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. In the last election, it had 43,467 registered voters.
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.
|Population census of Argao|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
- Hilario Davide, Jr., former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
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