Pilar, Cebu

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Pilar
Municipality
Map of Cebu with Pilar highlighted
Map of Cebu with Pilar highlighted
Pilar is located in Philippines
Pilar
Pilar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°48′25″N 124°33′54″E / 10.807°N 124.565°E / 10.807; 124.565Coordinates: 10°48′25″N 124°33′54″E / 10.807°N 124.565°E / 10.807; 124.565
Country  Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 5th district of Cebu
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jesus A. Fernandez Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 32.42 km2 (12.52 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 11,564
 • Density 360/km2 (920/sq mi)
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6048
Dialing code 32

Pilar is a fifth class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 11,564 people.[3]

The municipality is contiguous with Ponson Island, that is part of the Camotes Islands.

Barangays[edit]

Pilar is administratively subdivided into 13 barangays:[2]

  • Biasong
  • Cawit
  • Dapdap
  • Esperanza
  • Lanao
  • Lower Poblacion
  • Moabog
  • Montserrat
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan
  • Upper Poblacion
  • Villahermosa
  • Imelda

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pilar
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,499 —    
1995 11,191 −0.51%
2000 11,226 +0.07%
2007 11,941 +0.86%
2010 11,564 −1.16%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Language[edit]

People in Pilar speaks mainly Cebuano with an accent similar to the locals of Bohol. Like most Filipinos, Pilaranons also speak Tagalog and English.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 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 8 April 2013. 

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