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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Oslob is located 117 kms. southeast of Cebu City. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Boljoon; on the South by the Municipality of Santander; on the East by Bohol Strait; and on the West by Ginatilan

Class : 4th
Annual Income:(As of 1996) P 2,732,508.18
No. of Barangays: 21
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 18,327.1 Has.

Land Classification as of (Latest Year)

   Arable Area: 5,045.00 Has.
   Residential : 220.00 Has.
   Commercial : 12.60 Has.
   Industrial : none
   Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: 1,563.00 Has.
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 9,619.00 Has.    Wildlife/Military Reserve Land : none
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : 65.89 Has.
   National Parks/Playgrounds : 5.75 Has.

Generally, topography of the area is hilly and rolling, dominated by open grasslands and second growth forest. There are fairly level and rolling plateaus and valleys spread throughout the interior. These are some of the most suitable areas for upland agriculture. The highest mountain peak is 800 meters above sea level.

Climate :
The Municipality of Oslob belongs to the third type of climate in the Philippines where in dry season comes on the months of February to September and the heaviest rains come on the month of October.

Soil Type :
Faraon clay Faraon clay steep phase Medellin clay Lugo clay


Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 20,589
No. of Household: 4,438
Labor Force: 10,500

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 20.00 Kms.
Provincial Road: 22.00 Kms.
Municipal Road : 5.75 Kms.
Barangay Road : 32.50 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): none
Airport (If any): none
Schools (Public & Private)
         Elementary: 13
         High Schools: 1
         College: none
Public Library: none
Public Market: 2
Multi-purpose Building: 5
Recreation Courts/Centers : 15
Transportation Services

         No. of Buses: 5
         No. of Jeepneys : 8
         No.of Tricycles: 15
         No. of Trisicads : 25
         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: 17
         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: 1
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 2

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores: 135
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 15
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers: 8
General Merchandising: 23
Service and Repair Shops: 5
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 4
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: none
Lumber and Hardwares: 4
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 5
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): none
Gasoline Stations: 1
Bakeries: 6
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 3

Raw materials available within the area:
1. Coconut
2. Rice
3. Root crops
4. Fruit trees
5. Corn
6. Fishery Livestock and Poultry
: 7. Bamboos Limestone

(Names of existing Commercial farms within the area)
1. Gawi Poultry Farms

Existing Skills
1. Carpentry
2. Masonry
3. Deep Sea Fishing
4. Welding



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