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    Geographical Location

Sogod 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.

Class : 5th
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 Has.
Unclassified Forest Land/Wilderness : 198.021210 Has.
National Parks/Playgrounds : 200.50201 Has.

Topography:

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.

Climate :
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 clay

 

    Demography  

Population: (Latest NCSO Survey-1994 ) 26,606
No. of Household 5,566
Labor Force: 12,172

    Infrastructure and Utilities Road Network  

National 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
    College: none
    Public Library: 1
    Public Market: 2
Multi-purpose Building: 1
Recreation Courts/Centers : 18
Transportation Services
    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: -

    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: 1
No. of Cooperatives within the area: 5 5

    Trade and Industry  

Commercial   Establishments  

Type of Business   No. of Establishments

Sari-sari Stores 198
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 1
Construction 1

Raw materials available within the area:
Types of Materials
1. Corn
2. Coconut
3. Tobacco
4. Bamboo
5. Nito 10. Sogod Stones (brown & blue)
6. Banana
7. Vegetable
8. Rootcrops
9. Sea Shells
10. Sogod Stones (brown & blue)

Existing Skills
1. Computer encoder
2. Welders
3. Draftsman
4. Carpentry
5. Masonry
6. Tinsmith


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