Santa Fe, Cebu

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Santa Fe
Municipality
Og-tong beach area Pooc, also showing Mayet and Yooneek resorts
Og-tong beach area Pooc, also showing Mayet and Yooneek resorts
Official seal of Santa Fe
Seal
Map of Cebu Province with Santa Fe highlighted
Map of Cebu Province with Santa Fe highlighted
Santa Fe is located in Philippines
Santa Fe
Santa Fe
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°09′N 123°49′E / 11.15°N 123.82°E / 11.15; 123.82Coordinates: 11°09′N 123°49′E / 11.15°N 123.82°E / 11.15; 123.82
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu Province
District 4th District of Cebu
Barangay 10 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jose Esgana (1‑Cebu)
 • Vice mayor Celso Espinosa
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 28.05 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)[3]
 • Total 27,270
 • Density 970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
 • Voters(2013)[4] 15,682
Demonym(s) Santafehanon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6047
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 4th class
PSGC 072244000

Santa Fe is a fourth income class municipality in the province of Cebu Province, Philippines.[5] According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,270.[3] In the last election, it had 15,682 registered voters.[4]

The municipality's territory occupies the southeastern portion of Bantayan Island (marching with the municipality of Bantayan), together with the islands of Guintacan (or Kinatarkan), Hilantagaan and Hilantagaan Diot. Because the island's airport and principal ferry port are both located within the municipality, Santa Fe is considered the gateway to Bantayan and its islands.

Transport[edit]

Bantayan Airport, serving the whole Bantayan Island, is located in Santa Fe, although there are no scheduled flights. The town can also be reached by ferry from Hagnaya Wharf in San Remigio, Cebu.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Fe
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 20,838 —    
1995 21,720 +0.78%
2000 22,956 +1.19%
2007 26,826 +2.17%
2010 27,270 +0.60%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][6]

In the last election, it had 15,682 registered voters, meaning that 58% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Santa Fe comprises 10 barangays:

PSGC Name (2010)[3] pop.
(2007)[6]
±% p.a.
072244002 Hagdan[a] 3545 3194 3.87%
072244003 Hilantagaan[b] 3651 3668 −0.17%
072244004 Kinatarkan[a] 1763 1772 −0.19%
072244005 Langub[a] 2082 2053 0.51%
072244006 Maricaban 2999 2827 2.17%
072244007 Okoy 3532 3373 1.69%
072244008 Poblacion 2345 2324 0.33%
072244009 Balidbid 1592 1607 −0.34%
072244010 Pooc 2883 2837 0.59%
072244011 Talisay 2878 3171 −3.47%
TOTAL 27,270 26,826 0.60%
Hilantagaan: 3,651 (13.4%) Hagdan: 3,545 (13.0%) Okoy: 3,532 (13.0%) Maricaban: 2,999 (11.0%) Pooc: 2,883 (10.6%) Talisay: 2,878 (10.6%) Poblacion: 2,345 (8.6%) Langub: 2,082 (7.6%) Kinatarkan: 1,763 (6.5%) Balidbid: 1,592 (5.8%)Circle frame.svg
  •   Hilantagaan: 3,651 (13.4%)
  •   Hagdan: 3,545 (13.0%)
  •   Okoy: 3,532 (13.0%)
  •   Maricaban: 2,999 (11.0%)
  •   Pooc: 2,883 (10.6%)
  •   Talisay: 2,878 (10.6%)
  •   Poblacion: 2,345 (8.6%)
  •   Langub: 2,082 (7.6%)
  •   Kinatarkan: 1,763 (6.5%)
  •   Balidbid: 1,592 (5.8%)

Economy[edit]

Although there is some small-scale industry, the municipality's principal source of income is fishing and agriculture, and from holidaymakers who come in large numbers, most notably during Holy Week, to enjoy the particularly fine white sand and uncrowded beaches.

Image gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The island of Guinatacan comprises the three barangays Hagdan, Kinatarkan, and Langub
  2. ^ Barangay comprises the islands of Hilantagaan and Hilantagaan Diot

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "2013 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2013. 
  5. ^ Philippine Income Classification for Provinces, Cities and Municipalities
  6. ^ a b "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007" (PDF). National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 June 2011.