Ginatilan, Cebu

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Ginatilan
Municipality
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
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 2nd district of Cebu
Barangay 14 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Dean Singco (LP)
 • Vice mayor Jose Gornez
 • Town Council
 • Representative Peter John Calderon
Area[2]
 • Total 70.1 km2 (27.1 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,919
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 11,143
Demonym(s) Ginatilanon
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6026
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
PSGC 072225000
Website www.ginatilan.gov.ph

Ginatilan is a 5th municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines.[2] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,919.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 11,143 registered voters.[4]

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.

Livelihoods include 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.

Barangays[edit]

Ginatilan comprises 14 barangays:[2]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
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
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,160 —    
1995 11,924 +1.25%
2000 14,073 +3.62%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 13,654 −0.42%
2010 15,327 +4.30%
2015 15,919 +0.72%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3][5][6]

In the 2016 election, it had 11,143 registered voters, meaning that 70% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Attractions[edit]

Inambakan Falls is the municipality's most popular natural attraction. 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 spectacular view of Tañon Strait and Negros Island.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Municipal: Ginatilan, 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. 
  7. ^ Mount Hambubuyog

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