Balamban

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Balamban
Municipality
Municipality of Balamban
Nickname(s): Ship building capital of the Philippines
Map of Cebu Province with Balamban highlighted
Map of Cebu Province with Balamban highlighted
Balamban is located in Philippines
Balamban
Balamban
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°30′N 123°43′E / 10.5°N 123.72°E / 10.5; 123.72Coordinates: 10°30′N 123°43′E / 10.5°N 123.72°E / 10.5; 123.72
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu Province
District 3rd district of Cebu
Barangay 28 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Ace Binghay (1‑CEBU)
 • Vice mayor Rosario Binghay
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 333.56 km2 (128.79 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)[3]
 • Total 71,237
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
 • Voters(2013)[4] 42,541
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6041
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 1st class
PSGC 072208000
Website www.balamban.gov.ph

Balamban is a first income class municipality in the province of Cebu Province, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 71,237.[3] In the last election, it had 42,541 registered voters.[4]

Mount Manunggal in brgy Magsaysay (formerly Sunog) is the site of the plane crash in which died President Ramon Magsaysay, 17 of his presidential staff, and some news correspondents on 17 March 1957.

Barangays[edit]

Balamban comprises 28 barangays:

  • Abucayan
  • Aliwanay
  • Arpili
  • Baliwagan (Poblacion)
  • Bayong
  • Biasong
  • Buanoy
  • Cabagdalan
  • Cabasiangan
  • Cambuhawe
  • Cansomoroy
  • Cantibas
  • Cantu-od
  • Duangan
  • Gaas
  • Ginatilan
  • Hingatmonan
  • Lamesa
  • Liki
  • Luca
  • Magsaysay (Sunog)
  • Matun-og
  • Pilit, Nangka Mahor
  • Pondol
  • Prenza
  • Santa Cruz-Santo Niño (Poblacion)
  • Singsing
  • Vito

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Balamban
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 45,909 —    
1995 49,983 +1.61%
2000 59,922 +3.96%
2007 66,261 +1.40%
2010 71,237 +2.67%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

In the last election, it had 42,541 registered voters, meaning that 60% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "2013 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2013. 
  5. ^ "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007" (PDF). National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 June 2011. 

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