Borbon, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count19
Postal code6008
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
Area (2007)120.94 km2 (46.70 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,526
Density (2015)294 / km2 (761 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 50' North, 124° 2' East (10.8362, 124.0272)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.5 meters (63.9 feet)

Borbon is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 120.94 square kilometers or 46.70 square miles which constitutes 2.45% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,526. This represented 1.21% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.48% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 294 inhabitants per square kilometer or 761 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Borbon has 19 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Bagacay1.62%576645-10.70%-2.13%
Bili2.16%76854640.66%6.71%
Bingay3.43%1,2201,08412.55%2.28%
Bongdo3.91%1,3891,25310.85%1.98%
Bongdo Gua2.51%8938653.24%0.61%
Bongoyan4.65%1,6521,45713.38%2.42%
Cadaruhan12.03%4,2743,63917.45%3.11%
Cajel3.94%1,4011,16220.57%3.63%
Campusong6.60%2,3442,1479.18%1.69%
Clavera3.97%1,4101,24513.25%2.40%
Don Gregorio Antigua10.22%3,6313,08617.66%3.14%
Laaw4.35%1,5441,4844.04%0.76%
Lugo8.71%3,0933,0670.85%0.16%
Managase3.93%1,3951,3880.50%0.10%
Poblacion14.33%5,0904,25819.54%3.46%
Sagay3.53%1,2551,02522.44%3.93%
San Jose2.11%74966412.80%2.32%
Tabunan4.80%1,7051,6980.41%0.08%
Tagnucan3.20%1,13788528.47%4.89%
Borbon Total35,52631,59812.43%2.26%

Historical population

The population of Borbon grew from 18,755 in 1960 to 35,526 in 2015, an increase of 16,771 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.26%, or an increase of 3,928 people, from the previous population of 31,598 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,755
18,123-0.33%
18,6640.59%
20,1371.53%
23,2391.44%
26,0202.14%
28,5712.03%
32,2781.70%
31,598-0.77%
35,5262.26%

Location

The municipal center of Borbon is situated at approximately 10° 50' North, 124° 2' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.5 meters or 63.9 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Borbon are Bogo, Danao, Mandaue, Escalante, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Sogod, Tabogon, Catmon, Tabuelan, Tuburan, and Carmen. Its distance from the national capital is 531.04 kilometers (329.97 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sogod, Cebu, 9.93 kilometers (6.17 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S15°W)
  • Tabogon, Cebu, 11.59 kilometers (7.20 miles) to the North (N1°E)
  • Catmon, Cebu, 12.76 kilometers (7.93 miles) to the South (S7°W)
  • Tabuelan, Cebu, 17.28 kilometers (10.74 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Tuburan, Cebu, 25.18 kilometers (15.64 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 27.59 kilometers (17.14 miles) to the South (S2°W)

Nearest cities

  • Bogo, Cebu, 24.05 kilometers (14.94 miles) to the North (N4°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 34.92 kilometers (21.70 miles) to the South (S0°W)
  • Mandaue, 57.35 kilometers (35.63 miles) to the South (S9°W)
  • Escalante, Negros Occidental, 57.74 kilometers (35.88 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 58.72 kilometers (36.49 miles) to the South (S8°W)
  • Cebu City, 60.14 kilometers (37.37 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)

Distance from Manila: 531.04 kilometers (329.97 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,526, ranked 788 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.70 square kilometers, ranked 895 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 294 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 686 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.26%, ranked 280 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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