Tudela, Cebu

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Tudela
Municipality
Map of Cebu with Tudela highlighted
Map of Cebu with Tudela highlighted
Tudela is located in Philippines
Tudela
Tudela
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°38′N 124°28′E / 10.63°N 124.47°E / 10.63; 124.47Coordinates: 10°38′N 124°28′E / 10.63°N 124.47°E / 10.63; 124.47
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 5th district of Cebu
Barangay 11 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Erwin Yu (BAKUD)
 • Vice mayor Greman Solante
 • Town Council
 • Representative Red Durano
Area[2]
 • Total 33.02 km2 (12.75 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 11,296
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 7,763
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6051
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
PSGC 072253000

Tudela is a 5th municipal income class municipality on Camotes Island in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,296 so making it the least populous municipality in the province.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 7,763 registered voters.[4]

Tudela is eight kilometres (5 mi) east of the town center of Poro. Along with the town of Poro, Tudela is located on Poro Island. The town celebrates the fiesta of parish patron Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception each 8 December.

The town center comprises two barangays: Northern and Southern Poblacion. The nearly symmetrical arrangement of the streets allows pedestrians to navigate easily while viewing old houses (early 1900s) standing side-by-side with new ones.

Barangays[edit]

Tudela comprises 11 barangays:[2]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
072253001 Buenavista 4.8% 547 485 +2.32%
072253002 Calmante 13.0% 1,464 1,291 +2.42%
072253003 Daan Secante 4.1% 460 415 +1.98%
072253004 General 9.6% 1,079 1,028 +0.93%
072253005 McArthur 10.7% 1,208 977 +4.12%
072253006 Northern Poblacion 3.9% 442 264 +10.31%
072253007 Puertobello 27.2% 3,067 2,578 +3.36%
072253008 Santander 5.0% 565 593 −0.92%
072253009 Secante Bag‑o 5.1% 577 508 +2.45%
072253010 Southern Poblacion 6.8% 763 696 +1.77%
072253011 Villahermosa 10.0% 1,124 1,024 +1.79%
Total 11,296 9,859 +2.62%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tudela
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,537 —    
1995 9,358 −0.35%
2000 10,401 +2.29%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 11,266 +1.11%
2010 9,859 −4.74%
2015 11,296 +2.62%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3][5][6]

In the 2016 election, it had 7,763 registered voters, meaning that 69% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Local dialect is Cebuano.

Transportation[edit]

Tudela may be reached by boat through Poro port. A large pump boat typically takes 3½ hours from Danao City pier. A fast craft (called Golden Bridge) takes 1½ hour from Pier 1, Cebu City. The slowest option is a ship that takes 5 hours from Pier 1, Cebu City. Motorcycles and jeepneys are available for ground transportation on arrival.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Municipal: Tudela, Cebu". PSA. Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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