Barili, Cebu

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Barili
Municipality
Mantayupan Falls [1]
Mantayupan Falls[1]
Map of Cebu with Barili highlighted
Map of Cebu with Barili highlighted
Barili is located in Philippines
Barili
Barili
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°07′N 123°31′E / 10.12°N 123.52°E / 10.12; 123.52Coordinates: 10°07′N 123°31′E / 10.12°N 123.52°E / 10.12; 123.52
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 3rd district of Cebu
Founded 1632
Barangay 42 (see § Barangays)
Government[2]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Teresito Mariñas (LP)
 • Vice Mayor Jose Nemeño
 • Council
Area[3]
 • Total 122.21 km2 (47.19 sq mi)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 65,524
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Voters(2013)[5] 46,579
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6036
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 2nd class
PSGC 072210000

Barili is a second income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines, partly urban. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 65,524.[4] In the last election, it had 46,579 registered voters.[5]

Barili is located 61 kilometres (38 mi) southwest of Cebu City. It marches to the south with Dumanjug; to the north with Aloguinsan; to the east with Carcar and Sibonga; and to the west lies the Tañon Strait. Its main tourist attraction is the Mantayupan Falls.[1]

Barangays[edit]

Barili comprises 42 barangays:[3]

  • Azucena
  • Bagakay
  • Balao
  • Bolocboloc
  • Budbud
  • Bugtong Kawayan
  • Cabcaban
  • Campangga
  • Dakit
  • Giloctog
  • Guibuangan
  • Giwanon
  • Gunting
  • Hilasgasan
  • Japitan
  • Cagay
  • Kalubihan
  • Kangdampas
  • Candugay
  • Luhod
  • Lupo
  • Luyo
  • Maghanoy
  • Maigang
  • Malolos
  • Mantalongon
  • Mantayupan
  • Mayana
  • Minolos
  • Nabunturan
  • Nasipit
  • Pancil
  • Pangpang
  • Paril
  • Patupat
  • Poblacion
  • San Rafael
  • Santa Ana
  • Sayaw
  • Tal-ot
  • Tubod
  • Vito

History[edit]

The word barili comes from the name of a local grass called balili. The municipality was founded in 1632, though the parish of Barili was established in 1614. A cross was erected by Spaniards on their arrival at 1602, and still exists today.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Barili
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 47,789 —    
1995 52,060 +1.62%
2000 57,764 +2.25%
2007 60,430 +0.62%
2010 65,524 +2.99%
Source: National Statistics Office[4][6]

The population in 1903 was 31,617 persons.[7]

In the last election, it had 46,579 registered voters, meaning that 71% of the population are aged 18 and over.[5]

Economy[edit]

The economic output of Barili is mainly rice, maize, bananas, vegetables and coconuts.

Tourism[edit]

Mantayupan Falls are located at 10°6′24″N 123°31′16″E / 10.10667°N 123.52111°E / 10.10667; 123.52111, close to the eastern end of the Carcar—Barili Road where it connects to the national highway. The falls are approximately 61 metres (200 ft) high but do not have a direct descent. Pools at various heights flow into the basin. The waterfall is one of three main tourist attractions in the interior barangays of Barili.[8][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cabigas, Estan (29 September 2011), "Visiting Mantayupan Falls after 23 years" (Photographic essay), Langyaw, retrieved 12 February 2015 
  2. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "2013 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2013. 
  6. ^ "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007". National Statistics Office. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Barili". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 
  8. ^ Cebu.gov

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