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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Samboan lies on the southernmost tip of the Island of Cebu and is approximately 140 kms. from Cebu City. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality Ginatilan; on the South by the Municipality Santander; on the East by the Municipality of Oslob; and on the West by Tanon Strait.

Class : 5th
Annual Income:(As of 1996) P 4,999,145.87
No. of Barangays: 15
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 6,414.00 Has.

Land Classification as of (Latest Year)

   Arable Area: 4,800.00 Has.
   Residential : 50.00 Has.
   Commercial : 12.00 Has.
   Industrial : none
   Certified Alienable /Disposable Land: none
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: none
   Wildlife/Military Reserve Land : none
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : none
   National Parks/Playgrounds : 3.50 Has.

The Municipality of Samboan is generally hilly with high mountains scattered on the western half.

Climate :
The climate of Samboan falls under the third type of climate in the Philippines and is characterized by no very pronounced maximum rain period; but with short dry season lasting from one to three months.

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


Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 15,215
No. of Household: 3,405
Labor Force: 7,000

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road: 5.0 Kms.
Provincial Road: 15.0 Kms.
Municipal Road : 4.5 Kms.
Barangay Road : 25.0 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 2 (non-functional)
Airport (If any): none

Schools (Public & Private)
        Elementary: 10
        High Schools: 2
        College: none
        Public Library: none
Public Market: 1
Multi-purpose Building: 3
Recreation Courts/Centers : 8

Transportation Services
         No. of Buses: 1 bus per hr. passes from Bato to Cebu City
  No. of Jeepneys : 6
         No.of Tricycles: 20
         No. of Trisicads : 15

         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: 55
Restaurants & Cafeterias: 4
Fresh Fish & Meat Retailers: 2
General Merchandising: 2
Service and Repair Shops: 2
Tailoring & Dress Shops: 3
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: 2
Lumber and Hardwares: 2
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 3
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.): none
Gasoline Stations: 1
Bakeries: 5
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors: 3
Others (Pls. Specify)

Raw materials available within the area:

Types of Materials
1. Corn
2. Tobacco
3. Coco
4. Root crops
5. Coffee
6. Bamboo
7. Coconut
8. Rice
9. Woods for Woodcraft
10. Vegetables
11. Fruit trees Products

Existing Skills
1. Carpentry
2. Masonry
3. Assorted skills for Fashion accessories



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