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
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.
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.
Limestone Loam & Mantalongon Clay
NCSO Survey-1994 ) 20,376
Labor Force: 6,139
and Utilities Road Network
Road: 15.6 Kms.
Provincial Road: 14.5 Kms.
Municipal Road : 3.29 Kms.
Barangay Road : 35.55 Kms.
Schools (Public & Private)
High Schools: 2
Public Library: 1
Public Market: 3
Multi-purpose Building: 2
Recreation Courts/Centers : 2
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
Cost per M3 -
of Rural Banks: -
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: 1
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 4
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
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors 2
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