Catmon, Cebu

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Catmon
Municipality
Catmon beach
Catmon beach
Map of Cebu with Catmon highlighted
Map of Cebu with Catmon highlighted
Catmon is located in Philippines
Catmon
Catmon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°43′N 124°00′E / 10.72°N 124°E / 10.72; 124Coordinates: 10°43′N 124°00′E / 10.72°N 124°E / 10.72; 124
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 5th district of Cebu
Barangay 20 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Dan Jusay (BAKUD)
 • Vice mayor Iris Baylon-Gestopa
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 109.64 km2 (42.33 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 28,320
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
 • Voters(2013)[4] 18,366
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6006
IDD: +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
PSGC 072216000

Catmon is a fifth income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 28,320.[3] In the last election, it had 18,366 registered voters.[4]

It is located along the coast of the Camotes Sea, 57 kilometres (35 mi) north of Cebu City. Bounded on the north by Sogod; on the south by Carmen; on the west by Tuburan; and on the east by Camotes Sea, Catmon's topography is generally mountainous and hilly but patches of flat lands can be found along the coastline and portion of the poblacion.

The municipality's climate is of Coronas climate type IV, where rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.

Mount Capayas (Kapayas) (also known as Tore Peak), Cebu's second highest peak, is located in Cambangkaya. Mount Capayas is one of the Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) of Cebu.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Catmon comprises 20 barangays:[2]

  • Agsuwao
  • Amancion
  • Anapog
  • Bactas
  • Bongyas
  • Basak
  • Binongkalan
  • Cabungaan
  • Cambangkaya
  • Can-ibuang
  • Catmondaan
  • Corazon (Poblacion)
  • Duyan
  • Flores (Poblacion)
  • Ginabucan
  • Macaas
  • Panalipan
  • San Jose Poblacion (Catadman)
  • Tabili
  • Tinabyonan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Catmon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 19,773 —    
1995 21,647 +1.71%
2000 25,083 +3.21%
2007 27,330 +1.19%
2010 28,320 +1.30%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][6]

In the last election, it had 18,366 registered voters, meaning that 65% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

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. ^ Cuizon, Razel V. (20 September 2014). "LGUs agree to protect biodiversity hotspots". Phiippine Sun Star Cebu. Archived from the original on 30 November 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "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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