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Barangays of Daanbantayan in the Cebu Province within Region 7 in the Republic of the Philippines
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List of Municipalities in the Cebu Province within Region VII in the Republic of The Philippines
Alcantara AlcoyAlegria Aloguinsan Argao Asturias Badian Balamban Bantayan Barili Boljoon Borbon Carmen Catmon Compostela Consolacion Cordova Daanbantayan Dalaguete Dumanjug Ginatilan Liloan Madridejos Malabuyoc Medellin Minglanilla Moalboal Oslob Pilar Pinamungahan Poro Ronda Samboan San Fernando San Francisco San Remigio Santa Fe Santander Sibonga Sogod Tabogon Tabuelan Tuburan Tudela
*Cities in the Province of Cebu: Bogo City Carcar City Cebu City Danao City Lapu-Lapu City Mandaue City Naga City Talisay City Toledo City


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Daanbantayan,
Cebu Province, Philippines

  • Daanbantayan has a total of 20 barangays.
  • Registered Voters of Daanbantayan as of (2010) = 43,017
  • Population of Daanbantayan (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 73,254
  • Land Area of Daanbantayan (as of 2007, in hectares) = 9,227
  • Daanbantayan is a 1st class Municipality and Partially Urban.
  • Daanbantayan is in the Cebu province and within Region VII-Central Visayas.

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Geography of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

  • Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 9,227

Location of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

Daanbantayan is is one of the municipalities in the province of Cebu in the Region VII area within the Central Visayays islands.

Located at the northernmost tip of the Province of Cebu, the Municipality of Daanbantayan as of December 3, 2008 is now a 1st class municipality composed of 20 barangays (2 island, 13 coastal and 5 inland) with a total land area of 10,455 hectares. It has a population of 78,452 as of profile year, whose main source of livelihood is farming and fishing, owing to its mostly agricultural and coastal areas. It is 128 kilometers from Cebu City, with about 3-4 hours travel time.

History of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

article verbatim from the LGU of Daanbantayan

The town was formerly known as Kandaya – from the name of the leader of the first Malayan settler, Datu Daya. Kandaya was changed to Daanbantayan when the area was recognized as a municipality.

Daanbantayan was originally a visayan term for an old watchtower located in Brgy. Tapilon, which used to serve as a lookout for Moros marauding the coastal towns in the Visayas during the early Spanish times.

There are no definite records to indicate the exact year of the founding of the town of Daanbantayan. However, from the book called “Reseñas Historicas de los Dioceses de Cebu” published in the year 1886 it is mentioned that a certain priest, Rev. Juan Protacio Gallares, had been doing periodic inspection in the parish of Daanbantayan. The parish was inaugurated on August 10, 1858. Due to the fact that during the Spanish regime, the church and the state were more or less one in essence, it is logically assumed by many that the establishment of the town was made to coincide with the date of the inauguration of the parish.

People of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

  • Registered Voters per COMELEC as of (2010)= 48,654
  • Population(as of Aug 1, 2007 census)= 73,254

Local Government Unit LGU of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


  • Elected Government Officials of Daanbantayan for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Daanbantayan: CORRO, AUGUSTO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Daanbantayan: ARRABIS, GILBERT JR. (LP) LIBERAL PARTY
  • Councilors of Daanbantayan:
  1. DE LEON, CHONA (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 16316 8.10%
  2. ABUCAY, ZENAIDA (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 15813 7.85%
  3. TANCAWAN, BREGITTE (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 14761 7.33%
  4. PEPITO, MARYLOU (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 14530 7.21%
  5. MORALDE, SAMUEL (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 14296 7.10%
  6. YBAÑEZ, JUANITO (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 13990 6.95%
  7. ROSELL, JUPITER (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 13947 6.92%
  8. LUCHE, MARK ANTHONY (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 13803 6.85%

Barangays Elected Officials of Daanbantayan, Cebu

Businesses in Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

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How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Real Estate or Properties for Sale in Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

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Schools in Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

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  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
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    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

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Economy of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

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Natural Resources of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

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Your Story about Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines

Tell your story about Daanbantayan. You can talk about the good things in Daanbantayan or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Daanbantayan. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources? The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
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Daanbantayan Cebu Photo Gallery

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