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Minglanilla
Buat
Municipality of Minglanilla
Downtown of Minglanilla
Downtown of Minglanilla
Anthem: All in Minglanilla
Map of Cebu with Minglanilla highlighted
Map of Cebu with Minglanilla highlighted
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Minglanilla is located in Philippines
Minglanilla
Minglanilla
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°14′42″N 123°47′47″E / 10.24498°N 123.7964°E / 10.24498; 123.7964Coordinates: 10°14′42″N 123°47′47″E / 10.24498°N 123.7964°E / 10.24498; 123.7964
CountryPhilippines
RegionCentral Visayas
ProvinceCebu
District 1st district
Founded1858
Barangays19 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorElanito A. Peña
 • Vice MayorLoben C. Geonzon
 • RepresentativeEduardo R. Gullas
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate64,568 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total65.60 km2 (25.33 sq mi)
Elevation
64 m (210 ft)
Highest elevation
395 m (1,296 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total151,002
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
 • Households
30,127
Economy
 • Income class1st municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence13.46% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱266,403,577.84 (2016)
Service provider
 • ElectricityVisayan Electric Company (VECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6046
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)32
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesCebuano
Tagalog

Minglanilla, officially the Municipality of Minglanilla (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Minglanilla; Tagalog: Bayan ng Minglanilla), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 151,002 people. [3]

Minglanilla is bordered to the north by the City of Talisay, to the west is the city of Toledo, to the east is the Cebu Strait, and to the south is the city of Naga.

Minglanilla lies within Metro Cebu. It is known as the "Sugat Capital of the South". (Sugat in Cebuano means meeting.) The Kabanhawan (Cebuano for "Resurrection") festival is held annually on Easter Sunday.

A big socio-religious event in Minglanilla is the Sugat, which attracts not only people from adjacent towns but also from Cebu city and further. On Black Saturday night, a public dance is held at the church plaza to witness the re‑enactment of the "meeting" of the risen Christ and his mother. Their images, borne on richly decorated carrozas, meet amidst joyous songs and the presence of child angels suspended by wires.

History[edit]

Father Sanchez, Minglanilla's first parish priest, is credited as the founder of the town in 1858. The roads and bridges were built by the same Fr. Sanchez together with Fr. Magaz.

There were a number of capitanes who headed the town during the Spanish era. The first capitan was Hilario Castañares. During the American regime the first was Canuto Larrobis. The first elected municipal mayor was Gregorio de la Calzada.

Buat was the former name of Minglanilla. It was the place where early settlers dried (buad/buat) their sea catches. But in 1858, it was renamed by Fr. Sanchez after a municipality called Minglanilla in Castilla–La Mancha, Spain.

The town suffered setbacks, among them during the Philippine Revolution of 1896-1898 when insurrectos burned down its municipal building and looted many houses. This event is remembered by a street named 18 de Julio (18 July). In 1942, its poblacion was razed to the ground by the Japanese in retaliation for the presence of the guerrillas in the town.

Geography[edit]

Minglanilla is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of Cebu City. It is bounded southwest by Naga; northwest by Toledo; northeast by Talisay; and southeast by the Bohol Strait. Its land area is 65.6 km2 (25.3 sq mi).

Barangays[edit]

Minglanilla municipal hall

Minglanilla comprises 19 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2020[3] 2010[5]
072232001 Cadulawan 3.5% 5,321 3,986 2.82%
072232002 Calajo‑an 7.7% 11,583 10,181 1.25%
072232003 Camp 7 1.7% 2,571 2,279 1.17%
072232004 Camp 8 1.2% 1,798 1,946 −0.76%
072232005 Cuanos 1.9% 2,809 2,499 1.13%
072232006 Guindaruhan 2.3% 3,503 2,707 2.51%
072232007 Linao (Linao-Lipata) 8.6% 12,943 11,432 1.20%
072232008 Manduang 1.4% 2,147 1,968 0.84%
072232009 Pakigne 8.4% 12,644 11,463 0.95%
072232010 Poblacion Ward 1 1.4% 2,087 1,987 0.47%
072232011 Poblacion Ward 2 2.2% 3,254 2,950 0.95%
072232012 Poblacion Ward 3 1.9% 2,884 2,765 0.41%
072232013 Poblacion Ward 4 3.2% 4,767 3,650 2.60%
072232014 Tubod 3.7% 5,626 4,666 1.82%
072232015 Tulay 7.5% 11,286 9,775 1.39%
072232016 Tunghaan 9.4% 14,187 13,389 0.56%
072232019 Tungkil 8.7% 13,109 10,789 1.89%
072232017 Tungkop 7.3% 11,003 7,589 3.64%
072232018 Vito 5.7% 8,613 7,157 1.80%
Total 151,002 113,178 2.81%

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Minglanilla, Cebu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 70
(2.8)
49
(1.9)
62
(2.4)
78
(3.1)
138
(5.4)
201
(7.9)
192
(7.6)
185
(7.3)
192
(7.6)
205
(8.1)
156
(6.1)
111
(4.4)
1,639
(64.6)
Average rainy days 13.4 10.6 13.1 14.5 24.2 27.9 28.4 27.7 27.1 27.4 22.5 15.9 252.7
Source: Meteoblue [6]

The climate of Minglanilla is classified as Coronas type III, characterized by a dry season lasting from one to six months. There is no pronounced maximum rain period. The town is placed within the tropical rainforest type of world climate (Köppen type: Af) which has uniform high temperature and heavy precipitation distribution throughout the year.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Minglanilla
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 10,518—    
1918 12,590+1.21%
1939 15,295+0.93%
1948 15,774+0.34%
1960 20,083+2.03%
1970 28,880+3.70%
1975 32,224+2.22%
1980 38,504+3.62%
1990 50,875+2.83%
1995 62,523+3.94%
2000 77,268+4.64%
2007 101,585+3.85%
2010 113,178+4.01%
2015 132,135+2.99%
2020 151,002+2.66%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[7][5][8][9]

Economy[edit]

Minglanilla is a part of the Cebu metropolitan area.

It is primarily a residential town, with most of its population commuting to Cebu City for work. Owing to its close location to Cebu City, which is only 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) away from the municipality, it hosts many subdivisions.

Prior to its suburbanization, Minglanilla's primary industry were agriculture and fishing. However, since the 2000s, when the municipality saw developments trickle down from Cebu City due to the city's own economic boom, the municipality has shifted into having a more service-driven economy.

Anjo World Theme Park is located in Barangay Calajo-an. It is the first amusement park in Cebu, and is located in the larger Belmont One development, which hosts a supermarket, a hardware, restaurants, among other retail components, also located within Barangay Calajo-an.[16][17]

The Minglanilla Techno-Business Park is a 100 hectares (1.0 km2) development which will be built on reclaimed land along the coast of the municipality's Tulay and Calajo-an barangays. It is envisioned primarily to host light industries, but also to other mixed-use developments as well, and is scheduled for completion by 2024.[18][19]

Culture[edit]

Minglanilla Church

Churches[edit]

  • Archdiocesan Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
  • Snr. San Roque Parish
  • Our Lady of the Rosary Parish
  • Parroquia de Virgen de los Remedios
  • Minglanilla Church of Christ

Festivals[edit]

  • Sugat–Kabanhawan festival
In its devotion to the celebration of Christ's resurrection, the municipality of Minglanilla has long held the distinction of being the "Sugat Capital of the south". Annually held every Easter Sunday, the occasion primarily focuses on the re‑enactment of the meeting of the Risen Christ and the Sorrowful Mother – followed by a string of activities and events scheduled to take place throughout the day. As one of the biggest annually celebrated occasions of the municipality, the festival takes a direct translation in celebrating Christ's resurrection, with street dancing, a wide assortment of day games, and entertainment features. Essentially a socio-religious event, celebrations have played the role of host to a diverse range of organized contests, competitions, and games, including a carabao race, a Burda-making contest (Burda = embroidery), and a mud volleyball tournament. Easter-egg hunts also are part of Sugat-Kabanhawan festivals, just as the street dancing and the ritual showdown have become mainstay staples of the festival's overall program flow.
  • Sugat Kabanhawan Festival Digital 2021
Amidst the pandemic, Minglanilla held the Sugat Kabanhawan 2021 ONLINE on April 5, 2021. Minglanilla was the first Municipality to held a festival within the pandemic. There are 6 baranggays competed: Manduang, Tunghaan, Cuanos, Ward 2, Vito, and Tungkop. The Host, Dancers, Choreographers, and the performers followed the health protocols including: Checking temperature, taking vitamins, and observing social Distancing.

Here are the Sugat Kabanhawan Digital Winners[edit]

6th Placer—[edit]

Pundok sa Nagkahiusang Manduanghanon, Manduang.

5th Placer—[edit]

The Dancing Pilgrims of the Risen Christ, Ward 2.

4th Placer—[edit]

Pundok sa kabatan-onang Tungkopanon, Tungkop.

3rd Placer—[edit]

Kulturang Tunghaanon, Tunghaan.

2nd Placer—[edit]

Kultura sa Nagkahiusang Vitohanon, Vito.

1st Placer—[edit]

Cuanos Cultural Troupe, Cuanos.

Best in Andas[edit]

Cuanos

Best in Costume[edit]

Cuanos

Best in Choreography[edit]

Cuanos, and choreographed by Jade Welson.
  • Annual Fiesta of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Minglanilla | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2020). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Minglanilla: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Province of Cebu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  11. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ "Be part of Cebu's first: Belmont One announces its groundbreaking ceremony". Cebu Daily News. September 11, 2018. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  17. ^ Contratista, Ferliza (January 3, 2019). "First theme park to boost Minglanilla's tourism". Philippine Information Agency. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  18. ^ Almazan, Faye (July 25, 2020). "Cebu Landmasters project secures ECC from DENR". Manila Times. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  19. ^ "Minglanilla reclamation gets approval from PRA". SunStar Cebu. June 11, 2021. Retrieved June 12, 2021.

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