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    Geographical Location

The municipality of Dalaguete is located approximately 85 kms. South of Cebu City. It is bounded in the North by the Municipality of Argao, on the South by the Municipality of Alcoy, on the West by the Municipalities of Badian and Alegria and on the East by the Bohol Strait.

Class :
Annual Income: (As of 1996) P
No. of Barangays: 33
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 13,500

Land Classification as of 1994:
   Arable Area: 1,890
   Residential : 2,565
   Commercial : 540
   Industrial : 13.5
   Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 4,725
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 8,775
   Wildlife/Military Reserve Land :
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness :
   National Parks/Playgrounds :

High rough mountain with steep slopes. Land which are level are minimal and form a corridor along the coastline.

Climate :
Tropical type

Soil Type :
Mantalongon clay loam Faraon clay Bolinao clay


Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 45,445
No. of Household
Labor Force: 23,177 (51%)


    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 22.300 Kms.
Provincial Road: 8.625 Kms.
Municipal Road : 6.802 Kms.
Barangay Road : 46.500 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 1 municipal port
Airport (If any): 1 airstrip

Schools (Public & Private)

   Elementary: 39
   High Schools: 6
   College: None
Public Library: 4
Public Market: 6
Multi-purpose Building: 5
Recreation Courts/Centers : 33

Transportation Services

   No. of Buses: 28
   No. of Jeepneys : 15
   No.of Tricycles: 16
   No. of Trisicads:


   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: 22
   No. Household Served: 3,066


   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: 1
No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: None
No. of Cooperatives within the area:

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

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

Mining and Quarrying

4 Raw materials available within the area:

   Types of Materials Est'd.Vol./Supply Suppliers/Producers Coco    Midribs Pangdan leaves Abaca fiber Salago fiber

Existing Skills

Percent (%) To Total Population
   1. Carpentry
   2. Masonry
   3. Loomweavers
   4. Mechanics
   5. Welding
   6. Electronics technician

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