:: Municipal Situationer


Location: Northern most tip of Cebu
Land area: 8,404.70 Has.
Population: 71,655 (2007 Census of Population)
Classification: 1st Class Municipality
Distance: 136 KMS. From Cebu City

North - Municipality of Madridejos
West - Sea
South - Sea
East - Municipality of Santa Fe

No. of Barangays: 25 Barangays including 5 island Barangays
Soil Type:
Bolinao Clay
Steep Phase
Beach Sand

Terrain / Slope: Flat lands w/ few rolling terrain of 8-9% slope

Development Zone: Upland Plain
Climate: Type C
Dry - Feb, Mar, April, August
Wet - May, June, July, Sept, Oct, Dec

Typhoon Occurrence: Sept, Oct, Dec
Fair Weather: Feb, Mar, May

Dialects / Language: Cebuano, Bantayanon, Ilonggo, Tagalog, English

Mode of Transport: Multi-cabs, Tricycle, Motorcycle, Mini Bus

Banking Institutions: Allied Bank, Aspac Bank, Bantayan Rural Bank

Hospital: Bantayan District Hospital

Religion: Predominantly Catholic and other religious denominations


Bantayan Municipal Map