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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Asturias is located at the northwest part of Cebu Island and is approximately 81 kms. from the Provincial Capitol via Uling, Naga. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Tuburan; on the South by the Municipality of Balamban; on the East by the City of Danao; and on the West by Tanon Strait.

Class : 5th
Annual Income:(As of 1993) P 9,686,351.30
No. of Barangays: 27
Total Land Area: 12,173 Has.

Land Classification as of 1994:

Arable Area: 7,000 Has.
Residential : 225 Has.
Commercial : 2.5 Has.
Industrial : - Has.
Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 9,000 Has.
Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 15.0 Has.
Wildlife/Military Reserve Land : - Has.
Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : 175 Has.
National Parks/Playgrounds : 12.25 Has.

The topography of the municipality shows, in general, rolling and ridges, although flat land areas characterizes the coastal sides and some interior portions of the area.

Climate :
The Municipality of Asturias falls under the fourth type of rainfall which is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.

Soil Type :
Hydrosol, Baguio Clay Loam, Faraon Clay


Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1990): 30,404
Labor Force: 12,173

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 17 Kms.
Provincial Road: 25.5 Kms.
Municipal Road : 4.5 Kms.
Barangay Road : 21 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 1
Airport (If any): -

Schools (Public & Private)
     Elementary: 12
     High Schools: 2
     Vocational: -
     College: -
Public Library: -
Public Market: 5
Multi-purpose Building: 10
Recreation Courts/Centers : 12

Transportation Services
     No. of Buses: 16
     No. of Jeepneys : 12
     No.of Tricycles: 20
     No. of Trisicads: 25


     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: 22
     No. Household Served: -


     Source of Water: Pob. Water System
     Cost per M3

    Financial Intermediaries  

No. of Commercial Banks and Money Shops: -
No. of Government Banks: -
No. of Savings Banks: -
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: 120
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 5
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers: 4
General Merchandising: 2
Service and Repair Shops: 3
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 3
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: -
Lumber and Hardwares: 2
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 2
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): -
Gasoline Stations: 1
Bakeries: 3
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 2

Raw materials available within the area:
1. Limestone
2. Bamboo
3. Coco Products

Existing Skills
1. Prawn Farming
2. Carpentry
3. Masonry
4. Ceramics Making

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