Poro is a fourth class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 23,498 people.
Poro, along with the Municipality of Tudela, is located on Poro Island of the Camotes Islands.
The town's name is derived from the Waray word "puro", meaning island.
The feast day of Poro is celebrated annually on the 3rd Friday of January in honor of Sr. Sto Nino.
It is administratively subdivided into 17 barangays:
- Daan Paz (old name - Poso)
- Eastern Poblacion
- Paz (old name: Santa Rosa)
- San Jose
- Santa Rita
- Western Poblacion
|Population census of Poro
|Source: National Statistics Office
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