Balamban

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Balamban, Cebu)
Jump to: navigation, search
Balamban
Municipality
Official seal of Balamban
Seal
Nickname(s): Ship building capital of the Philippines
Map of Cebu with Balamban highlighted
Map of Cebu 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
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 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 87,177
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
 • Voter (2013)[4] 40,262, 47,548
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, Philippines.[2] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 87,177.[3] In the 2013 election, it had 40,262, 47,548 registered voters.[4]

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.

Barangays[edit]

Balamban comprises 28 barangays:[2]

  • 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
  • Nangka
  • 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[5][6]

In the 2013 election, it had 40,262, 47,548 registered voters, meaning that Expression error: Unexpected number.% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]