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    Geographical Location

The Municipality is located approximately 40.3 kms. southwest of Cebu City and is known to be the gateway to the South and Southwestern part of the Island of Cebu. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of San Fernando; on the South by the Municipality of Sibonga; on the West by the Municipalities of Barili and Aloguinsan; and on the east by Bohol Strait.

Class : 5th
Annual Income:(As of 1996) P 26,255,095.24
No. of Barangays: 15
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 11,.622.70 Has.

Land Classification as of 1994:
   Arable Area: 15,826.00 Has.
   Residential : 118.05 Has.
   Commercial : 47.00 Has.
   Industrial : 76.80 Has.
   Agricultural: 5,998.43 Has
   Total CARPable Area: 637.99705 Has.
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 999.20 Has.
   Open Grasslands: 864.79 Has.
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : 1,500.00 Has.
   National Parks/Playgrounds : 282.97 Has.
   Rivers & Spring: 100.00 Has.
   Bolinawan Islet: 26.00 Has.

Topography:
Carcar is nearly level lands with less than 18% slope composing of 78.7 % of the total land area. Areas with slopes ranging from 18 to 50% cover 19.3% of the total land area and those over 50% slope comprise approximately 1.9%. The highest recorded elevation is a little over 660 meters above sea level, located within the barangay of Napo.

Climate :
The wet season occurs during the months of May to October and the dry season, from January to May.

Soil Type :
The municipality has five (5) dominant soil types namely: Faraon Clay, Steep Phase, the Lugo Clay, the Mandaue clay loam & the Hydrosol type. Geology: The municipality has 14 kms. shoreline and a depth-span of 29 km. from the coast to the interior boundaries on the western portion of the municipality. It has a total land area of approximately 11,622.70 has., including the 26 has. Bolinawan Islet of which 5,628.70 ha. are urban lands and 391 has. are classified as swamp and mangrove areas mostly converted into fishponds.

 

    Demography  

Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 78,726
No. of Household: 16,714
Labor Force: 44,596

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 17.21 Kms.
Provincial Road: 30.65 Kms.
Municipal Road : 10.26 Kms.
Barangay Road : 184.98 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): -
Airport (If any): -

Schools (Public & Private)

   Elementary: 16
   High Schools: 10
   Vocational: 2
   College: 1
Public Market: 3
Multi-purpose Building: 5
Recreation Courts/Centers : 15

Health Center
   No. of Hospitals: 1
   No.of Clinics: 7

Transportation Services

   No. of Buses: -
   No. of Jeepneys : 175
   No.of Tricycles: 75
   No. of Trisicads: 9

Communications

   No. of Post Office: 1
   No. of Telephone Subscribers: 161 Landlines
   No. of Telex Services: 1
   No. of Telegraphic Stations: 4

Power

   Source of Electricity: CEBECO I
   Total Area Served: 9,610.0 Has.
   Total Area Unserved: 2,052.7 Has.
   No. of Barangay Served: 14
   No. Household Served: 7,233
   No. of Households Unserved: 8,021

Water

   Sources of Water
   1. Comm. Water System No. of Households served
       Private Faucet          1380
         
Shared Faucet             2595
    
2. Tube/Piped Shallow Well
       Private Well                  351
         
Shared Well                  2638
  
  3. Dug Well 3577

    Financial Intermediaries  

No. of Commercial Banks and Money Shops: 2
No. of Rural Banks: 2
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: 5
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 5

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores379
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 50
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers: 25
General Merchandising: 12
Service and Repair Shops: 15
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 6
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: 5
Lumber and Hardwares: 5
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 8
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): 3
Gasoline Stations: 2
Bakeries: 8
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 5

Raw materials available within the area:

Types of Materials Location
1. Clay Tuyom, Valladolid
2. Limestone Perrelos, Can-asujan, Pob.I & Valencia
3. Clay Phosphate Mainit Mabugnaw
4. Bamboos

Type of Industry Area Labor Force
1. Cottage Industry 550.00 Has. Households
2. Shoe Industry 200.00 Has. Households
3. Ampao, Chicharon Making 254.87 Has. Households
4. Metalworks
5. Blacksmith 197.50 Has.

Livestock & Poultry Farm Area Location No. of Heads
1. Susanna Co. 10 Has. Valladolid 380
2. Agri. Dev. Corp. Egg Farm 64 Has. Valladolid 6,000
3. Cerilo Saba 0.1 Ha. Poblacion I 400
4. Mangiran Farm 0. 5 Ha. Guadalupe 1,200
5. Ramos Farm Broiler 1.0 Ha. Can-asujan 6,000
6. Lauron Farm 1.0 Ha. Valladolid 72,000
7. Catan Farm 1.0 Ha. Liburon 72,000
8. Ta-asan Farm 2.0 Has. Valladolid 72,000
9. Deparine Farm 1.0 Ha. Valladolid 72,000
10. Gil Caballero 1.0 Ha. Tuyom 12,000
11. Joe Caballero 6.0 Has. Valladolid 72,000
12. Edwin Ong 1.0 Ha. Liburon 36,000
13.Carlos Go 4.0 Has. Valladolid 144,000

Fisheries: Fishponds
Location Area (Has.) Volume of Yield
          
Ocaņa, Valladolid  88.00 Has.  105.60 tons
Bolinawan and
Poblacion

Major Agricultural Products:

Volume of Yield (Metric Ton)
1. Rice 2,665.0 Non-irrigated 2.0 Irrigated 3.5
2. Corn 4,186.0
3. Coconut 2,047.2
4. Vegetables 145.0
5. Root Crops 290.0
6. Monggoes & Peas 30.0
7. Mangoes 50.0
8. Bananas 28.0

Tourist Attractions:
Tourist Spots/Resorts Location Facilities Available

1. Tuyom Beach Tuyom Beach Houses
2. Mainit-Mabugnaw Guadalupe Cave, Swimming Pool,Spring (National Park)
3. Historical Structure Poblacion II Spanish Antiques, Structure
4. Calvary Hills Ocaņa Station of the Cross
5. Miraculous Statue of Perrelos Statue of Virgin Mary


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