Municipality of Argao is located in the Southeastern
part of Cebu Province. It is bounded on the North
by the Municipality of Sibonga; on the South by
the Municipality of Dalaguete; on the West by the
Municipalities of Dumanjug, Ronda, Alcantara, Moalboal
and Badian; and on the east by Bohol Strait. It
is approximately 66 kms. from Cebu City
Annual Income:(As of 1993) 13,583,336.34
No. of Barangays: 45
Total Land Area: 21,044.72 Has.
Land Classification as of 1994:
Arable Area: 5,776.25 Has.
Residential : 2,245.00 Has.
Commercial : 134.00 Has.
Industrial : 35.00 Has.
Certified Alienable /Disposable Land:
5,350.00 Has. Wildlife/Military
Reserve Land : -
Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness
National Parks/Playgrounds : 12.50
Large flatlands and plains are located along the highway
and the urban areas while the central portion are mountainous
and very steep.
Argao falls under the third type of climate characterized
by no pronounced season.
Soil Type :
Lugo Clay Faraon Clay Mandaue Clay Hydrosol
(Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 61,742
Labor Force: 22,015
No. of Household 12,631
and Utilities Road Network
Road: 18.365 Kms.
Provincial Road: 14.82 Kms.
Municipal Road : 7.72 Kms.
Barangay Road : 120.60 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 2
Airport (If any): -
Schools (Public & Private)
High Schools: 4
Public Library: 1
Public Market: 5
Multi-purpose Building: 18
Recreation Courts/Centers : 35
No. of Buses: 26
No. of Jeepneys : 18
No.of Tricycles: 30
No. of Motorcycle for Hire: 15
No. of Post Office: 1
No. of Telephone Stations: PLDT
No. of Telex Services: 1
No. of Telegraphic Stations: 1
Source of Electricity: CEBECO
No. of Barangay Served: 25
No. Household Served: 5,250
Source of Water: Pob. Water
Cost per M3
of Commercial Banks and Money Shops: 1
No. of Government Banks: -
No. of Savings Banks: 1
No. of Rural Banks: 1
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: 4
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 6
of Business No. of Establishments
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 35
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers: 20
General Merchandising: 13
Service and Repair Shops: 15
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 8
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: 4
Lumber and Hardwares: 5
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 6
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): 4
Gasoline Stations: 2
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 8
materials available within the area:
of Materials Estimated Vol./Supply Suppliers/Producers
1. Rock Phosphate 25,868.00 MT -
2. Stonecraft (Limestone) - Roberto Bacus
3. Coal -
(%) To Total Population
1. Welding 10.0 %
2. Carpentry 28.0 %
3. Woodcraft 10.0 %
4. Ironworks 8.0 %
5. Coal Mining
Tourist Attraction/s Location
1. Argao Beach Resort Argao
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