Argao, Cebu


Argao, Cebu

Infobox Philippine municipality
infoboxtitle = Municipality of Argao
sealfile =
locatormapfile = Ph_locator_cebu_argao.png caption = Map of Cebu showing the location of Argao.
region = Central Visayas (Region VII)
province = Cebu
districts = 2nd district of Cebu
barangays = 45
class = 2nd class municipality; partially urban
mayor = Edsel Galeos
areakm2 = 210.45
pop2000 = 62,226
popden2000 = 296
coordinates =

Argao is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 62,226 people.

Location

The municipality of Argao is located at the southeastern portion of the province of Cebu, approximately 68 kilometers from Cebu City. Argao is exactly between Cebu City and the southern tip of the island (Santander). It is approximately 26km from Carcar, from Alcoy, and from Loon which is across the Bohol Strait. The rectangle that is Argao (approximately 20 X 40 km) is bounded, clockwise, in the west by Badian, Alcantara, Ronda, and Dumanjug; in the north by Sibonga; in the east by the Bohol Strait; and in the south by Dalaguete. Aside from the Poblacion proper are 44 barangays which are, clockwise, Tulic, Bogo, Talaga, and Casay; then Balisong, Cambantug, Bala-as, and Linut-od; then Butong, Cansuje, and Tulang; then Anajao, Apo, Mompeller, Lengigon, Colawin, Gutlang, Langub, and Sumaguan; then Guiwanon, Taloot, Bulasa, Binlod, and Langtad. Inner barrios are Alambijud, Ubaub, Capio-an, Mandilikit, Mabasa, Jampang, then Usmad, Catang, Panadtaran, Jomgao, Talaytay, Canbanua, and Lamacan; and finally the southern group of Calagasan, Conalum, Tabayag, Lapay, Tiguib, and Bug-ot.

Barangays

Argao is politically subdivided into 45 barangays.

Photos

ee also

*Philippine Science High School Central Visayas Campus

External links

* [http://elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/argao-cebu/ The official website of Municipality of Argao]
* [http://www.argaotourism.com/ Argao Tourism website]
* [http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/default.asp Philippine Standard Geographic Code]
* [http://www.t-macs.com/kiso/local/ 2000 Philippine Census Information]


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