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    Geographical Location

The Municipality of Cordova is a coastal town in the Southern part of Mactan Island. It is bounded on the North by the City of Lapulapu, Camotes Sea in the east; Bohol Straight in the South and is approximately 22 kms. from Cebu City via Mactan Bridge.

Class : 5th
Annual Income : P 10,047,934.00
No. of Barangays : 13
Total Land Area :(Cadastral Survey) 962.00 Has.

Land Classification as of 1995 :
   Arable Area : 150.00 Has.
   Residential : 221.70 Has.
   Commercial : 186.45 Has.
   Industrial/Mixed Land Use : 234.42 Has.
   Certified Alienable/Disposable Land : 41.959 Has.
   Classified Forest/Reservation/Timberland : none
   Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : 636.721 Has.
   National Parks/Playgrounds : 0.710 Has.

Topography:
Generally plain with 0-3% slope

Climate :
Typical south sea island climate, hot and humid with varying range of temperature of 65 to 95 degrees F.

Soil Type :
Faraon clay & Hydrosol

    Demography  

Population :(Latest NCSO Survey, 1995 Survey) 26,613
No. of Household: 5,172
Labor Force :
Employed: 60.0%
Unemployed: 40.0%
Underemployed: 25.0%

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National Road : 2.80 Kms.
Provincial Road : 1.33 Kms.
Municipal Road : 4.39 Kms.
Barangay Road : 9.662 Kms.
Ports (Domestic/International) : -
Airport (if any) : -
Schools (Public and Private)

         
 Elementary : 10
          High School : 1
          Vocational : -
          College : -
Public Library : 1
Public Market : 1
Multi-Purpose Building : 14
Recreation Courts/Centers : 20

Transportation Services

         No. of Buses : -
         No. of Jeepneys : 30
         No. of Tricycles : 233
         No. of Trisicads : 150

Communications

         No. of Post Office : 1
         No. of Telephone Stations : 1
         No. of Telex Services : -
         No. of Telegraph Stations : 1

Power

         Source of Electricity : MECO
         No. of Barangays Served : 12
         No. of Household Served : 5,655

Water

         Source of Water : Mun. WS (Level I)/ MCWD
         No. of Households Served: 803/2,293


    Financial Intermediaries  

No. 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: 2
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 1

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores: 200
Restaurants and Cafeterias: 4
Fresh Fish and Meat Retailers: 20
General Merchandising: 4
Service and Repair Shops: 1
Tailoring and Dress Shops: 1
Lumber and Hardwares: 4
Pawnshops & Lending Investments: 2
Pharmacies and Drug Stores: 1
Gasoline Stations: 1
Bakeries: 3
Photo Shops and Beauty Parlors: 2
Security Agencies: 2
Marketing Firms (Appliances,furniture, etc.): 2

Raw materials available within the area:
1. Mactan Stone
2. Sea Shells

Industrial Establishments

Name of Existing Industrial Firms/Co. Location Products Line
1. Coast Pacific Manufacturing Co. Ibabao Rattan/Stonecraft
2. B.Q. Metalcraft Pilipog Ironworks Rattan/Fashion
3.Global Fashion Designs Ibabao Accessories Livelihood Programs

Existing Skills

Available % To Total Population
1. Carpentry/Masonry 10%
2. Metalcraft 5%
3. Woodcarving 2%

Name of Existing Tourist Attraction/s Location
1.Nalusuan Beach Gilutungan Island
2.Lawis Beach Gilutungan Island

Areas Available/Reserved for Development
There is a proposed reclamation area facing Cebu City for Commercial and Industrial purposes. A total of 636.72 has. for residential areas are available in different barangays with a prevailing cost of P 200.00 to P 500.00 pesos/sq.meter.


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