Madridejos, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count14
Postal code6053
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Area (2007)23.95 km2 (9.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,429
Density (2015)1,521 / km2 (3,938 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 18' North, 123° 44' East (11.2959, 123.7307)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.0 meters (16.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 23.95 square kilometers or 9.25 square miles which constitutes 0.48% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,429. This represented 1.24% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,521 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,938 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Madridejos has 14 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)
Bunakan5.18%1,8881,8700.96%0.18%
Kangwayan2.97%1,0831,0711.12%0.21%
Kaongkod9.48%3,4543,08811.85%2.16%
Kodia5.70%2,0772,0710.29%0.06%
Maalat6.07%2,2122,0428.33%1.53%
Malbago7.12%2,5932,5830.39%0.07%
Mancilang13.54%4,9344,6625.83%1.09%
Pili6.72%2,4492,15313.75%2.48%
Poblacion9.63%3,5093,768-6.87%-1.35%
San Agustin6.59%2,3992,2019.00%1.65%
Tabagak5.27%1,9191,8742.40%0.45%
Talangnan9.04%3,2943,645-9.63%-1.91%
Tarong7.90%2,8792,21230.15%5.15%
Tugas4.77%1,7391,6654.44%0.83%
Madridejos Total36,42934,9054.37%0.82%

Historical population

The population of Madridejos grew from 14,686 in 1960 to 36,429 in 2015, an increase of 21,743 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.82%, or an increase of 1,524 people, from the previous population of 34,905 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,686
16,8131.33%
18,7892.25%
18,8650.08%
25,7463.16%
26,5060.55%
29,0201.96%
30,6730.77%
34,9054.82%
36,4290.82%

Location

The municipal center of Madridejos is situated at approximately 11° 18' North, 123° 44' East, in the island of Bantayan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.0 meters or 16.4 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 Madridejos are Bogo, Sagay, Escalante, Cadiz, Victorias, and Danao. The nearest municipalities are Bantayan, Santa Fe, Daanbantayan, Medellin, San Remigio, and Tabogon. Its distance from the national capital is 471.09 kilometers (292.72 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bantayan, Cebu, 14.34 kilometers (8.91 miles) to the South (S5°W)
  • Santa Fe, Cebu, 17.52 kilometers (10.89 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S27°E)
  • Daanbantayan, Cebu, 29.82 kilometers (18.53 miles) to the East (S80°E)
  • Medellin, Cebu, 31.39 kilometers (19.50 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)
  • San Remigio, Cebu, 32.72 kilometers (20.33 miles) to the Southeast (S43°E)
  • Tabogon, Cebu, 51.03 kilometers (31.71 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 471.09 kilometers (292.72 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,429, ranked 770 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 9.25 square kilometers, ranked 1,581 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,521 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 109 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.82%, ranked 1,221 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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