Balamban, Cebu

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Balamban
Municipality
Municipality of Balamban
Nickname(s): The ship building capital of the Philippines
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
Balamban is located in Philippines
Balamban
Balamban
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°30′N 123°43′E / 10.500°N 123.717°E / 10.500; 123.717Coordinates: 10°30′N 123°43′E / 10.500°N 123.717°E / 10.500; 123.717
Country  Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
Congr. district 3rd district of Cebu
Barangays 28
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ace Stefan V. Binghay
Area[2]
 • Total 333.56 km2 (128.79 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 71,237
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6041
Dialing code 32
Website www.balamban.gov.ph

Balamban is a first income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 71,237 people.[3]

Mount Manunggal is a mountain located in Barangay Magsaysay in Balamban. It is the crash site of the presidential plane which carried and killed President Ramon Magsaysay, seventeen of his presidential staff, and some news correspondents on March 17, 1957.

Barangays[edit]

Balamban is administratively subdivided into 28 barangays:

  • Abucayan
  • Aliwanay
  • Arpili
  • Baliwagan (Poblacion)
  • Bayong
  • Biasong
  • Buanoy
  • Cabagdalan
  • Cabasiangan
  • Cambuhawe
  • Cansomoroy
  • Cantibas
  • Cantu-od
  • Duangan
  • Gaas
  • Ginatilan
  • Hingatmonan
  • Lamesa
  • Liki
  • Luca
  • Magsaysay (Sunog)
  • Matun-og
  • Pilit, Nangka Mahor
  • Pondol
  • Prenza
  • Santa Cruz-Santo Niño (Poblacion)
  • Singsing
  • Vito

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Balamban
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 45,909 —    
1995 49,983 +1.71%
2000 59,922 +3.69%
2007 66,261 +1.45%
2010 71,237 +2.44%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "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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