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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Carmen lies at the Northeastern coast of Cebu Province and is approximately 38.6 kms from Cebu City. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Catmon; on the South by the City of Danao; on the West by the Municipality of Tuburan; and on the East by Camotes Sea.

Class: 5th
Annual Income:  (As of 1996) P 3,765,415.63
No. of Barangays: 21
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 6,640.00 Has.

Land Classification as of (LatestYear)
   Arable Area: 3,500.00 Has.
   Residential: 45.98 Has.
   Commercial: 15.75 Has.
   Industrial: 35.0 Has.
   Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 2,500 Has.
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: none
   Wildlife/Military Reserve Land: none
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness: none
   National Parks/Playgrounds: 5.0 Has.

Carmen's topography is characterized by coastal flood plains 0-35 in slope extending one to three kms. inland. Slightly rolling hills with interspread flat lands with slopes 3-155 rise parallel to the plains and are met further inland by a series of highland mountainous ridges with slopes ranging 18-505 and above.

Climate :
Belongs to the third type of climate in the Philippines

Soil Type :
Hydrosol Mandaue clay loam Baguio clay loam Faraon clay loam Faraon clay steep phase



Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 29,265
No. of Household
Labor Force: 14,500

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 13.8 Kms.
Provincial Road: 23.835 Kms.
Municipal Road: 12.34 Kms.
Barangay Road: 102.4 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 1
Airport (If any): none

Schools (Public & Private)
        Elementary: 12
    High Schools: 2
        College: 1
Public Library: none
Public Market: 1
Multi-purpose Building: 4
Recreation Courts/Centers: 15

Transportation Services
        No. of Buses: none
No. of Jeepneys: 38
No.of Tricycles: 45
   No. of Motorbike: 5

        No. of Post Office: 1
No. of Telephone Stations: 1
    No. of Telex Services: none
No. of Telegraphic Stations: 1

        Source of Electricity: CEBECO
 No. of Barangay Served:
   No. Household Served:

        Source of Water: Mun. Water System
No. of Households Served:

    Financial Intermediaries  

No. of Commercial Banks and Money Shops: none
No. of Government Banks: none
No. of Savings Banks: none
No. of Rural Banks: none
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: 2
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 4

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores: 125
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 9
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers: 7
General Merchandising: 3
Service and Repair Shops: 5
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 5
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: none
Lumber and Hardwares: 2
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 4
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): none
Gasoline Stations: 1
Bakeries: 4
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 4
Others (Pls. Specify)

Industrial Establishments

Name of Existing Industrial Firms/Companies Location Product Line
1. Shemberg BioPlant Pob. Norte

Raw materials available within the area

Types of Materials Est'd.Vol./Supply Suppliers/Producers
1. Stones (for Stonecraft)
2. Coco Lumber
3. Coco Midrib
4. Bamboo

Existing Skills

Percent (%) To Total Population
1. Carpentry
2. Masonry
3. Ironworks
4. Metalcraft

Existing Tourist Attraction/s Location

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