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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Catmon is 57.4 Kms. north from Cebu City. It is situated along the sea coast. Bounded on the north by the Municipality of Sogod; on the South by the Municipality of Carmen; on the West by the Municipality of Tuburan; and on the East by Camotes sea.

Class : 5th
Annual Income: (As of 1995) P 9,701,633.52
No. of Barangays: 20
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 11,152 Has.

Land Classification as of (Latest Year)
   Arable Area: 3,500 Has.
   Residential : 250 Has.
   Commercial : 12.0 Has.
   Industrial : none
   Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 4,456 Has.
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 6,696 Has.
   Wildlife/Military Reserve Land : none
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : none
   National Parks/Playgrounds : 1.5 Has.

The Municipality of Catmon is generally mountainous and hilly and patches of flat lands can be found along the coastline and portion of the poblacion.

Climate :
The municipality falls under the fourth type of climate wherein rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.

Soil Type :
Baguio, Mandaue, Faraon Series



Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1995 ) 21,624
No. of Household: 4,445
Labor Force: 13,938

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 12.6 Kms.
Provincial Road: 3.50 Kms.
Municipal Road : 9.40 Kms.
Barangay Road : 52.69 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): none
Airport (If any): none

Schools (Public & Private)
       Elementary: 19
       High Schools: 2
       Private Secondary Schools: 1
       Day Care Centers: 16
Public Library: none
Public Market: 1
Multi-purpose Building: 3
Recreation Courts/Centers : 8

Transportation Services

      No. of Buses: -
      No. of Jeepneys : 25
      No.of Tricycles: 15
      No. of Motorbike for Hire : 3


      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: 7
       No. Household Served: 1,608


       Source of Water: Mun. Water System
       No. of Barangays Served: 32

    Financial Intermediaries  

No. of Commercial Banks and Money Shops: none
No. of Government Banks: none
No. of Savings Banks: none
No. of Rural Banks: 1
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: 2
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 1

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores: 125
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 7
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers: 5
General Merchandising: 4
Service and Repair Shops: 3
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 3
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: 2
Lumber and Hardwares: 2
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 3
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): 1
Gasoline Stations: 1
Bakeries: 3
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 2
Others (Pls. Specify)

Raw materials available within the area:

Types of Materials Est'd.Vol./Supply Suppliers/Producers
1. Fossil stones
2. Bamboos
3.Coco Products
4. Ipil-Ipil trees
5. Sugarcane
6. Fruit trees
7. Vegetables

Existing Skills

Percent (%) To Total Population
1. Stonecraft
2. Cocomidrib weaving
3. Carpentry
4. Fashion accessories

1. Catmondaan "Bantayan sa Hari" Stone Tower
2. Roman Catholic Historical Stone Church
3. Binongkalan Beach Resorts
4. Sandy Beaches along all seven coastal barangays
5. Duyan Hot Spring
6. Padre Miguel de Jesus Park (Lifesize Station of the Cross)
7. Beach Resorts with Cottages for Rent - 2

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