Naga, Cebu

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Naga
Component City
City of Naga
Naga Cebu.JPG
Official seal of Naga
Seal
Nickname(s): The Industrial Hub of Southern Cebu[1]
Map of Cebu with Naga highlighted
Map of Cebu with Naga highlighted
Naga is located in Philippines
Naga
Naga
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°13′N 123°45′E / 10.22°N 123.75°E / 10.22; 123.75Coordinates: 10°13′N 123°45′E / 10.22°N 123.75°E / 10.22; 123.75
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 1st district of Cebu
Founded
Cityhood
1785
2007
Barangay 28 (see § Barangays)
Government[2]
 • Type Sangguniang Panlungsod
 • Mayor Valdemar Chiong (NP)
 • Vice mayor Delfin Señor
 • City Council
Area[3]
 • Total 101.97 km2 (39.37 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[4]
 • Total 115,750
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
 • Voter (2016)[5] 63,755
Demonym(s) Nagueño
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
IDD : area code +63 (0)32
Income class
PSGC 072234000
Website www.cityofnagacebu.gov.ph

Naga, officially called the City of Naga and often referred to as Naga City, is a city in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 115,750.[4] In the 2016 election, it had 63,755 registered voters.[5]

The city of Naga lies within the Cebu metropolitan area.

Barangays[edit]

Naga comprises 28 barangays:

  • Alpaco
  • Bairan
  • Balirong
  • Cabungahan
  • Cantao-an
  • Central Poblacion
  • Cogon
  • Colon
  • East Poblacion
  • Inoburan
  • Inayagan
  • Jaguimit
  • Lanas
  • Langtad
  • Lutac
  • Mainit
  • Mayana
  • Naalad
  • North Poblacion
  • Pangdan
  • Patag
  • South Poblacion
  • Tagjaguimit
  • Tangke
  • Tinaan
  • Tuyan
  • Uling
  • West Poblacion

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Naga
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 60,425 —    
1995 69,010 +2.52%
2000 80,189 +3.27%
2007 95,163 +2.39%
2010 101,571 +2.40%
2015 115,750 +2.52%
Source: National Statistics Office[4][6][7]

In the 2016 election, it had 63,755 registered voters, meaning that 55% of the population are aged 18 and over.[5]

Economy[edit]

Among the industries in Naga are the Apo Cement Corporation, the largest factory in the country, producing 4,000 metric tons (3,900 long tons) per day; FSP Group; the 290-megawatt KEPCO Philippines Corporation power plant; MRC Allied Industries; Kyocera Kinseki Philippines, Inc.; Pryce Gases, Inc.; Rikio Southeast Asia; and the 147-megawatt coal-fired Salcon Power Corporation plant.[1]

Cityhood[edit]

Bonifacio Park and City Hall

Sports venues[edit]

In December 2015, Naga City government inaugurated the Teodoro Mendiola Sr. Sports Field and Oval, located along North Poblacion. It will be used as a main venue for the 2016 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association games in February. The ₱68 million estimated project comprises a track and field oval, swimming pool (olympic-sized), and basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Economic boom brings prosperity to Cebu's new cities - PhilStar Global.
  2. ^ "City". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Municipal: Naga, Cebu". PSA. Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c PSA; Census of Population (2015), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 20 June 2016 
  5. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  6. ^ NSO; Census of Population and Housing (2010), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 29 June 2016 
  7. ^ 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 
  8. ^ Republic Act No. 9491 of 15 July 2007 Charter of the City of Naga
  9. ^ G.R. No. 176951 et al. (First appeal) of 18 November 2008 Consolidated petitions for prohibition assailing the constitutionality of the subject Cityhood Laws and enjoining the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and respondent municipalities from conducting plebiscites pursuant to the Cityhood Laws.
  10. ^ Napallacan, Jhunex (2008-11-21). "Cities' demotion worries DepEd execs". Cebu Daily News. Inquirer.net. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  11. ^ G.R. No. 176951 et al. (First reversal) of 21 December 2009
  12. ^ a b Republic Act No. 9009 of 24 February 2001 An Act amending section 450 of Republic Act no. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, by increasing the average annual income requirement for a municipality or cluster of barangays to be converted into a component city.
  13. ^ a b G.R. No. 176951 et al. (Second appeal) of 15 February 2011 League of Cities of the Philippines v. COMELEC
  14. ^ G.R. No. 176951 et al. (Final Resolution) of 28 June 2011 Supreme Court has directed the Clerk of Court to forthwith issue the Entry of Judgment
  15. ^ Sun.Star, Justin K. Vestil (14 December 2015). "Naga opens P152.5M in infra, including track for runners". Retrieved 17 December 2015. 

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