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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Alcantara is located 85.3 kms. southeast of Cebu City. It is bounded in the North by the Municipality of Ronda; in the south by the Municipality of Moalboal; in the East by the Municipality of Argao; and in the West by Tanon Strait.

Class 6th
Annual Income P 2,384,897.99
No. of Barangays 9
Total Land Area 2,510.27 Has.
Land Classification as of 1994 :
Arable Area 2,309.27 Has.
Residential 174.00 Has.
Commercial 25.79 Has.
Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland 178.00 Has
National Parks/Playgrounds 2.00 Has.

Generally hilly and mountainous

It is characterized as a distinct wet and dry season.

Soil Type:
Clay loam Sandy loam Gravelly loam



Population: (Latest   NCSO Survey-1994) 11,594
No. of Household 2,219
Labor Force 4,228

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road 4.0 Kms.
Provincial Road 24.0 Kms.
Municipal Road 2.5 Kms.
Barangay Road 24.5 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International) none
Airport (if any) -
Schools (Public & Private)
 Elementary 6
 High Schools 4
Public Market 2
Multi-purpose Building 4
Recreation Courts/Centers 8
Transportation Services
 No. of Buses 6
 No. of Jeepneys 5
 No.of Tricycles 15
 No. of Trisicads 20
 No. of Post Office 1
 No. of Telephone Stations 1
 No. of Telegraphic Stations 1
 Source of Electricity: CEBECO
Source of Water: Municipal Water   System

    Financial Intermediaries  

No. of Lending/Financing Institutions: 1
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 4

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores 125
Restaurants & Cafeterias 7
Fresh Fish & Meat Retailers 30
General Merchandising 1
Service and Repair Shops 5
TailSari-sari Stores 75
Restaurants & Cafeterias 5

Raw materials available within the area:
Types of Materials Estimated Vol./Supply Suppliers/Producers
1. Coconut
2. Vegetables
3. Corn
4. Fruit Trees
5. Root Crops

Existing Skills
Percent (%) To Total Population
Fresh Fish & Meal Retailers 12
General Merchandising 3
Service and Repair Shops 6
Tailoring & Dress Shops 3
Pawnshops & Lending Investments none
Lumber and Hardwares 2
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 2
Marketing Firms (Appliance, Furniture, etc.) none
Gasoline Stations 1
Bakeries 4
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors 2

Industrial Establishments
Name of Existing Industrial Firms/Companies Products Line None

Raw materials available within the area:
1. Rock Phosphate
2. Bamboo
3. Buri

Existing Skills Available
1. Carpentry
2. Mat/Basket Weaving
3. Masonry


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