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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Moalboal is located on the southern part of Cebu Province, with a distance of 89.3 Kms from the Provincial Capitol. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Alcantara; on the South by the Municipality of Badian; on the East by the Municipality of Argao and on the West by Tanon Strait.

Class : 5th
Annual Income:(As of 1996) P 2,666,503.02
No. of Barangays: 14
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 7,290.96 Has.

Land Classification as of (Latest Year)

   Arable Area: 2,221.70 Has.
   Residential : 25.64 Has.
   Commercial : 3.00 Has.
   Industrial : 2.00 Has.
   Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: none
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: none
   Wildlife/Military Reserve Land : none
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : none
   National Parks/Playgrounds : 25.66 Has.

The Municipality of Moalboal is Generally Hilly and Mountainous. Climate : This municipality belongs to the 3rd type of climate in the Philippines.

Soil Type :
Hydrosol Faraon clay Bolinao clay Lugo clay Mantalongon clay


Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 24,461
No. of Household: 4,352
Labor Force: 7,450

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 7.0 Kms.
Provincial Road: 6.185 Kms.
Municipal Road : 3.812 Kms.
Barangay Road : 33.23 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 1
Airport (If any): none

Schools (Public & Private)

        Elementary: 11
   High Schools: 4
College: 1
Public Library: none
Public Market: 2
Multi-purpose Building: 1
Recreation Courts/Centers : 5

Transportation Services

         No. of Buses: 8
         No. of Jeepneys : 36
         No.of Tricycles: 100
         No. of Trisicads : 90


         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: 10
         No. Household Served:


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

    Financial Intermediaries  

No. of Commercial Banks and Money Shops: 1
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: 6

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores: 96
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 28
Fresh Fish & Meat Retailers: 24
General Merchandising: 2
Service and Repair Shops: 4
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 4
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: none
Lumber and Hardwares: 4
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 1
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): 1
Gasoline Stations: none
Bakeries: 5
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 4
Others (Pls. Specify)

Raw materials available within the area:
1. Pandan
2. Corn
4. Banana
5. Bamboo
6. Rice
7. Vegetables
8. Rootcrops Livestock and Poultry
9. Fishery
10. Sombreno Hog Farm

Existing Skills
1. Mat Weaving
2. Basket Weaving

Existing Tourist Attraction/s Location
1. Panagsama Beach Basolot
2. White Beach Saavedra


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