Catmon, Cebu

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Catmon beach
Catmon beach
Map of Cebu with Catmon highlighted
Map of Cebu with Catmon highlighted
Catmon is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°43′N 124°00′E / 10.717°N 124.000°E / 10.717; 124.000Coordinates: 10°43′N 124°00′E / 10.717°N 124.000°E / 10.717; 124.000
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
Congr. district 5th district of Cebu
Barangays 20
 • Mayor Dan M. Jusay
 • Total 109.64 km2 (42.33 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 28,320
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6006
Dialing code 32

Catmon is a fifth class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 28,320 people.[3]

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

The municipality's climate falls under the fourth type of climate wherein rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.

Mount Kapayas (also known as Tore Peak), Cebu's second highest peak, is located in Catmon, situated in Barangay Cambangkaya.


Catmon is administratively subdivided into 20 barangays:[2]

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


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]


  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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