Ginatilan

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Ginatilan
Municipality of Ginatilan
Coastal view
Coastal view
Map of Cebu with Ginatilan highlighted
Map of Cebu with Ginatilan highlighted
Ginatilan is located in Philippines
Ginatilan
Ginatilan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°36′N 123°21′E / 9.6°N 123.35°E / 9.6; 123.35Coordinates: 9°36′N 123°21′E / 9.6°N 123.35°E / 9.6; 123.35
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
District7th district of Cebu
Founded1847
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDean Singco
 • Vice MayorJose Gornez
 • CongressmanPeter John Calderon
 • Electorate11,143 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total70.10 km2 (27.07 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total15,919
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6026
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)32
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)57,545,949.08 (2016)
Native languagesCebuano
Tagalog

Ginatilan, officially the Municipality of Ginatilan, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Ginatilan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Ginatilan), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,919 people.[3]

Ginatilan is bordered to the north by the town of Malabuyoc, to the west is the Tañon Strait, to the east is the town of Oslob, and to the south is the town of Samboan.

Barangays[edit]

Ginatilan comprises 14 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[4]
072225001 Anao 2.7% 428 534 −4.13%
072225002 Cagsing 7.7% 1,219 1,162 0.92%
072225003 Calabawan 3.5% 553 538 0.52%
072225004 Cambagte 3.3% 518 577 −2.03%
072225005 Campisong 2.8% 443 459 −0.67%
072225006 Canorong 5.1% 805 819 −0.33%
072225007 Guiwanon 6.6% 1,047 968 1.50%
072225008 Looc 6.7% 1,071 1,050 0.38%
072225009 Malatbo 5.0% 802 815 −0.31%
072225010 Mangaco 8.0% 1,280 1,218 0.95%
072225011 Palanas 15.1% 2,407 1,970 3.89%
072225012 Poblacion 19.7% 3,130 3,045 0.53%
072225013 Salamanca 4.1% 660 640 0.59%
072225014 San Roque 9.8% 1,556 1,532 0.30%
Total 15,919 15,327 0.72%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Ginatilan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 10,617—    
1918 11,989+0.81%
1939 8,690−1.52%
1948 8,390−0.39%
1960 8,150−0.24%
1970 9,036+1.04%
1975 10,055+2.17%
1980 10,566+1.00%
1990 11,160+0.55%
1995 11,924+1.25%
2000 14,073+3.62%
2007 13,654−0.42%
2010 15,327+4.30%
2015 15,919+0.72%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Attractions[edit]

Inambakan Falls is the municipality's most visited natural attraction.[citation needed] Hidden in a river valley in the middle of Ginatilan's highlands, the towering 100-foot (30 m) waterfall can be reached via motorcycles for hire.

Mount Hambubuyog straddles the border of Ginatilan and Samboan.[7] The summit offers views of Tañon Strait and Negros Island.

Local delicacies include palagsing, tinumpi, and kinugay, made from buli tree.

Every March is annual festival in honor of the patron St. Gregory the Great.

Livelihood includes farming, fishing, government, and business.

Ginatilan was the hometown of Catholic martyr and second Filipino saint, St. Pedro Calungsod, who was killed during his missionary work in Guam with Diego Luis de San Vitores in 1672.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Cebu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ Mount Hambubuyog

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