is located in the northern part of Cebu Province.
It is about 60.5 kms from Cebu City. It is bounded
on the North by the Municipality of Borbon; on the
South by the Municipality of Catmon; on the East
by the camotes Sea and on the west by the Municipalities
of Tuburan and Tabuelan.
Annual Income:(As of 1996) P 6,427,470.13
No. of Barangays: 18
Total Land Area (Cadastral Survey): 7,833.9863
Land Classification as of (Latest Year)
Arable Area: 870.44920 Has.
Residential : 7.02110 Has.
Commercial : 10.12090 Has.
Industrial : 758.02440 Has.
Certified Alienable /Disposable
Land: 5,670.01012 Has.
Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland: 51.36160
Has. Wildlife/Military Reserve Land : 68.482133
Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : 198.021210 Has.
National Parks/Playgrounds : 200.50201 Has.
The terrain of the Municipality of Sogod is generally
rolling and becoming hilly up to the mountain side. Some
areas in the mountain barangays are rocky, eroded and
too poor agricultural cultivation.
Sogod has a tropical rain forest climate which means no
marked long dry season to occur in year. The municipality's
heaviest rain are noted in the months of May, June, and
October reaching to the level of 300mm. Of the highest
peak level in the rainful chart, while in the month of
December reduces its minimal down to the level of 200
mm and the shortest level, down to 150 mm, which usual
occurence is in the month of January.
Soil Type :
Faraon clay Faraon clay steep phase Lugo clay Baguio
(Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 26,606
No. of Household 5,566
Labor Force: 12,172
and Utilities Road Network
Road: 10.0 Kms.
Provincial Road: 9.3 Kms.
Municipal Road : 8.556 Kms.
Barangay Road : 27.0 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International): 2 Airport (If any): none
Schools (Public & Private) Elementary: 10
High Schools: 1
Public Library: 1
Public Market: 2
Multi-purpose Building: 1
Recreation Courts/Centers : 18
No. of Buses: none
No. of Jeepneys : 20
No.of Tricycles: 6
No. of Trisicads : - Communications
No. of Post Office: 1
No. of Telephone Stations: 1
No. of Telex Services: none
No. of Telegraphic Stations: 1
Power Source of Electricity: CEBECO
No. of Barangay Served: 12
No. Household Served: 2,917
Water Source of Water: Mun. Water System
No. of Households Served: -
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: 1
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 5 5
of Business No. of Establishments
Restaurants & Cafeterias -
Fresh Fish & Meat Retailers -
General Merchandising 4
Service and Repair Shops 4
Tailoring & Dress Shops -
Pawnshops & Lending Investments -
Lumber and Hardwares -
Pharmacies and Drug Stores -
Marketing Firms (Appliances, furniture,etc.) -
Gasoline Stations none Bakeries -
Photo Shops & Beauty Parlors -
Others (Pls. Specify) Mining and Quarrying 1 Manufacturing/Processing
Raw materials available within the area:
Types of Materials
5. Nito 10. Sogod Stones (brown & blue)
9. Sea Shells
10. Sogod Stones (brown & blue)
1. Computer encoder
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