Pilar, Cebu

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This article is about the municipality of Pilar in Cebu province. For other Philippine municipalities, see Pilar.
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°49′N 124°34′E / 10.817°N 124.567°E / 10.817; 124.567Coordinates: 10°49′N 124°34′E / 10.817°N 124.567°E / 10.817; 124.567
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 5th district of Cebu
Barangay 13 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jesus Fernandez (BAKUD)
 • Vice Mayor Eli Borinaga
 • Council
Area[2]
 • Total 32.42 km2 (12.52 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 11,564
 • Density 360/km2 (920/sq mi)
Demonym Pilaranon
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6048
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
PSGC 072236000

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

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

Barangays[edit]

Pilar comprises 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][4]

Language[edit]

People in Pilar mainly speak Cebuano with an accent similar to the locals of Bohol. Like most Filipinos, Pilaranons may 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 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007". National Statistics Office. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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