Sibonga, Cebu

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Sibonga
Municipality
Sibonga Cebu-cr.jpg
Map of Cebu Province with Sibonga highlighted
Map of Cebu Province with Sibonga highlighted
Sibonga is located in Philippines
Sibonga
Sibonga
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°02′N 123°34′E / 10.03°N 123.57°E / 10.03; 123.57Coordinates: 10°02′N 123°34′E / 10.03°N 123.57°E / 10.03; 123.57
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu Province
District 1st district of Cebu
Barangay 25 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Lionel Bacaltos (NP)
 • Vice mayor Cirilo Apuda
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 133.45 km2 (51.53 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)[3]
 • Total 43,641
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6020
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 3rd class
PSGC 072246000

Sibonga is a third income class municipality in the province of Cebu Province, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 43,641.[3]

Sibonga has begun developing the town to become more industrial while still preserving its natural bounty. Sibonga is abundant in root crops, corn, rice, coconuts among others. The public market is held every Saturday in Poblacion.

Sibonga also now has Sibonga Community College which offers 4-year courses to its inhabitants.

The town fiesta is every August 10. This celebrates the birth of Santa Filomena. Sibonga has 2 patron saints – Santa Filomena and Nuestra Señora del Pilar.

Barangays[edit]

Sibonga comprises 25 barangays:[2]

  • Abugon
  • Bae
  • Bagacay
  • Bahay
  • Banlot
  • Basak
  • Bato
  • Cagay
  • Can-aga
  • Candaguit
  • Cantolaroy
  • Dugoan
  • Guimbangco-an
  • Lamacan
  • Libo
  • Lindogon
  • Magcagong
  • Manatad
  • Mangyan
  • Papan
  • Poblacion
  • Sabang
  • Sayao
  • Simala
  • Tubod

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sibonga
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 33,083 —    
1995 35,897 +1.54%
2000 38,281 +1.39%
2007 40,765 +0.87%
2010 43,641 +2.51%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "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. ^ "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. 

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