Alcantara, Cebu

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Alcantara
Municipality
Alcantara Cebu 1.JPG
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Alcantara is located in Philippines
Alcantara
Alcantara
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°59′N 123°24′E / 9.98°N 123.4°E / 9.98; 123.4Coordinates: 9°59′N 123°24′E / 9.98°N 123.4°E / 9.98; 123.4
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 7th District of Cebu
Founded 1912
Barangay 9 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Beatriz Caburnay (LP)
 • Vice mayor Fritz Lastimoso
 • Town Council
 • Representative Peter John Calderon
Area[2]
 • Total 35.2 km2 (13.6 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,160
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 10,102
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6033
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
PSGC 072201000

Alcantara is a 5th municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines.[2] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,160.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 10,102 registered voters.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Alcantara comprises 9 barangays:[2]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
072201001 Cabadiangan 6.4% 968 913 +1.12%
072201002 Cabil‑isan 5.6% 854 708 +3.63%
072201003 Candabong 16.0% 2,421 2,142 +2.36%
072201004 Lawaan 11.3% 1,706 1,438 +3.31%
072201005 Manga 13.2% 1,995 1,693 +3.17%
072201006 Palanas 17.5% 2,651 2,314 +2.62%
072201007 Poblacion 16.1% 2,440 2,438 +0.02%
072201008 Polo 9.9% 1,508 1,337 +2.32%
072201009 Salagmaya 4.1% 617 573 +1.42%
Total 15,160 13,556 +2.15%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Alcantara
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,559 —    
1995 10,224 +1.27%
2000 11,532 +2.61%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 13,036 +1.71%
2010 13,556 +1.43%
2015 15,160 +2.15%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3][5][6]

In the 2016 election, it had 10,102 registered voters, meaning that 67% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Alcantara public market

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Municipal: Alcantara, Cebu". PSA. Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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