|Nickname(s): Ship building capital of the Philippines|
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
|Region||Central Visayas (Region VII)|
|District||3rd district of Cebu|
|Barangay||28 (see § Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Ace Binghay (1‑CEBU)|
|• Vice mayor||Rosario Binghay|
|• Town Council|
|• Total||333.56 km2 (128.79 sq mi)|
|Population (2010 census)|
|• Density||210/km2 (550/sq mi)|
|• Voter (2013) ||42,541|
|Time zone||PHT (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)32|
|Income class||1st class|
Balamban is a first income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 71,237. In the 2013 election, it had 42,541 registered voters.
Mount Manunggal in barangay 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.
Balamban comprises 28 barangays:
- Baliwagan (Poblacion)
- Magsaysay (Sunog)
- Pilit, Nangka Mahor
- Santa Cruz-Santo Niño (Poblacion)
|Population census of Balamban|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
- "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
- "PSGC Interactive". Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
- "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.
- "2013 National and Local Elections Statistics" (PDF). Commission on Elections. 2015.
- "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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