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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Alegria is in the southwestern portion of Cebu island. It is bounded in the North by the Municipality of Badian; on the East by the Municipalities of Dalaguete, Alcoy and Boljoon; on the south by the municipality of Malabuyoc and on the west by the Tanon Strait. The Municipality is 117 kms. and takes about three hours ride from Cebu City via Carcar.

Class : 5th
Annual Income:(As of 1993) P 5,977,493.14
No. of Barangays: 9
Total Land Area: 11,327 Has.

Land Classification as of 1994:
Arable Area: 5,894.7 Has.
Residential : 28.77 Has.
Commercial : 3.9 Has.
Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 2,954.08Has.
Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 3,169.45Has.
National Parks/Playgrounds : 1.3398 Has.

Generally hilly and mountainous.

Climate :
The climate of Alegria is variable and falls under the third type. It is characterized by a short dry season lasting from one to two months, although the pronounced wet dry season is from September to December.

Soil Type :
Limestone Loam & Mantalongon Clay


Population:(Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 20,376
Labor Force: 6,139

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 15.6 Kms.
Provincial Road: 14.5 Kms.
Municipal Road : 3.29 Kms.
Barangay Road : 35.55 Kms.
Schools (Public & Private)
Elementary: 17
    High Schools: 2
    Vocational: -
    College: -
Public Library: 1
Public Market: 3
Multi-purpose Building: 2
Recreation Courts/Centers : 2
Transportation Services
    No. of Buses: -
    No. of Jeepneys : 6
    No.of Tricycles: 12
    No. of Motorbikes for Hire: 15
    No. of Post Office: 1
    No. of Telephone Stations: 1
    No. of Telex Services: -
    No. of Telegraphic Stations: 1
    Source of Electricity: CEBECO
    No. of Barangay Served: 4
    No. Household Served: 1,983
    Source of Water: Pob. Water System
    Cost per M3 -

    Financial Intermediariesk  

No. of Rural Banks: -
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: 1
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 4

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores 25
Restaurants & Cafeterias 5
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers 5
General Merchandising 2
Service and Repair Shops 3
Tailoring & Dress Shops 3
Pawnshops & Lending Investments 1
Lumber and Hardwares 1
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 1
Gasoline Stations 1
Bakeries 2
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors 2

Raw  materials available within the area:
1. Siapo
2. Bamboo

Existing Skills
2. Masonry
3. Fishing
4. Farming

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