Map of Cebu with Tuburan highlighted
|Region||Central Visayas (Region VII)|
|Congr. district||3rd district of Cebu|
|• Mayor||Democrito M. Diamante|
|• Total||224.50 km2 (86.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||260/km2 (680/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
Tuburan is known for its crystal-clear springs, beaches, creeks, rivers, caves and natural splendours that draw adventure-seekers and nature-lovers. Among the scenic spots are the springs of Molobolo, Mantawihan, Little Baguio, the Marmol Cliff and Cave, Lantawan Lookout, and the Friendship, Daan Lungsod and Apalan white beaches.
Industrial and domestic products include decorative apparels and fashion accessories made of sea and coconut shells, wood and other indigenous products. Tuburan is likewise indulged in civic and socio-cultural activities and religious events. Launched three years ago, the colorful festivity billed Tubod Festival is held in honor of the Parish’ patron, Saint Anthony of Padua. This great activity demonstrates the Tuburanon temperament, culture and religious devotion.
- Daan Lungsod
- San Juan
- Santo Niño
- Barangay 1 (Poblacion)
- Barangay 2 (Poblacion)
- Barangay 3 (Poblacion)
- Barangay 4 (Poblacion)
- Barangay 5 (Poblacion)
- Barangay 6 (Poblacion)
- Barangay 7 (Poblacion)
- Barangay 8 (Poblacion)
Tuburan was founded in the 1851 by Don Mariano Montebon who came from the town of Sogod. The townsite was first located at Daan Lungsod which is just across the Adela River, north of the present poblacion. Tuburan got its name from the prevalence of springs, which are the sources of potable water for household use of the early settlers. "Tuburan" it is averred, evolved from the Cebuano-Visayan word Tubod, meaning "spring".
|Population census of Tuburan|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
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- "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
- "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 10 April 2013.