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Barangays of Danao City, in the Cebu province within Region 7 in the Republic of the Philippines
Baliang | Bayabas | Binaliw | Cabungahan | Cagat-Lamac | Cahumayan | Cambanay | Cambubho | Cogon-Cruz | Danasan | Dungga | Dunggoan | Guinacot | Guinsay | Ibo | Langosig | Lawaan | Licos | Looc | Magtagobtob | Malapoc | Manlayag | Mantija | Masaba | Maslog | Nangka | Oguis | Pili | Poblacion | Quisol | Sabang | Sacsac | Sandayong Norte | Sandayong Sur | Santa Rosa | Santican | Sibacan | Suba | Taboc | Taytay | Togonon | Tuburan Sur
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Danao City is in the island province of Cebu that’s within Region VII in the central visayas area.


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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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Danao City,
Cebu Province, Philippines

  • Danao City has a total of 42 barangays
  • Danao City Registered Voters as of (2010) = 77,614
  • Danao City Population (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 109,354
  • Danao City Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares) = 10,730
  • Danao City is a 3rd class Component City and Partially Urban.

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Geography of Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

  • The total Land Area of Danao City (as of 2007, in hectares)= 10,730

Location of Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

Danao City is in the island province of Cebu that’s within Region VII in the central visayas area.

History of Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

There is no concrete record to support the story on how Danao got its name. Although in the 1960's there were circularized copies of a story concerning the early founding of Danao, but the contents and substance were but clear reproduction of an old legendary version which related of a Spanish Captain by the name of Manuel Aniceto del Rosario who, as the story went, was commissioned by the early Spanish authorities in the province of Cebu to establish municipalities starting from what is now Danao City towards the northern part of Cebu as far as what is now presently the municipality of Borbon.

This developed when in compliance with his commission, Capt. Del Rosario went to said places to perform his duties. Riding on a horse on his way to the north after a place called Cotcot, he came upon a few natives who were resting and taking time bathing their carabaos in one of the many lakes in the area. Dismounting from his horse, the Captain took his rest and in a short while struck conversation with the surprised natives. Pointing vertically his forefinger to the ground where they stood, the captain inquired just what was the name of the place, with the impression that the stranger might have asked the name of the small lakes where their carabaos were resting, one of the native instantly replied: "DANAWAN" (a Cebuano dialect for small lake) which, according to the story, on account of the Captain's defective sense of hearing, only heard and recorded the first syllable DA-NAO. Thus begun the early naming of the place DANAO. (this article taken vervatim from: http://danaocity.gov.ph/index.php/the-city/history }

People of Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

  • Total Population of Danao City (as of Aug 1, 2007) per Census= 109,354
  • Danao City total Registered Voters as of (2010) per COMELEC= 78,972

Elected Government Officials of Danao City, 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 officials of Danao City for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Danao City: DURANO, NITO - LIBERAL PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Danao City: DURANO, RED - BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA
  • Councilors of Danao City:
  1. DURANO-MECA, IVY (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 31656 7.88%
  2. ALMENDRAS, JED (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 29863 7.43%
  3. DUTERTE, CYNTHIA (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 28244 7.03%
  4. LAWAS, LANDRING (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 27728 6.90%
  5. GIANGO, RODRIGO (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 26629 6.63%
  6. ENRIQUEZ, JOVE (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 23696 5.90%
  7. CANE, JOHN (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 22925 5.70%
  8. REYES, ROLAND (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 22325 5.55%
  9. ROBLE, JOJO (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 21222 5.28%
  10. MECA, CELSO (BAKUD) BARUG ALANG SA KAUSWAGAN NG DEMOKRASYA 20486 5.10%

Elected officials of Danao City for the term of 2010-2013

Barangays Elected Officials of Danao City, Cebu

Businesses in Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

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Businesses in Danao City
  • Auto and Motorcycle dealers
  • Banks and Financial Institutions in Danao City
  • Clinics and Hospitals
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses and Boarding
  • Pharmacies or Drug Stores
  • Repair Shops
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops and Resorts in Danao City
  • Salons and Barber Shops
  • Supermarket, wet market

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 Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

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Schools in Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

School year 2013-2014 starts June 3 and ends March 31, 2014, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.

The multisectoral Brigada Eskwela to prepare schools for the students’ return will be on May 21-26. Oplan Balik Eskwela will be from May 28 to June 8 while orientation on K to 12 for parents and other stakeholders will be on June 9.

Although private schools may deviate from the Department of Education (DepEd) calendar, they are enjoined not to start before June 3 and later than Aug 31.


School Year 2013-2014 in public elementary and high schools will start on June 3 and end on March 31, 2014 The name of your school in Danao City can be listed here. You can list it like this:

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

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Economy of Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

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Jobs in Danao City

If you have a job available and that job is within Danao City, Philippines, you may post it here.
Remember to be as descriptive as possible and to post your Company name, Contact person, physical address, email address and Phone number.
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Natural Resources of Danao City, 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 Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

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Your Story about Danao City, Cebu, Philippines

Tell your story about Danao City. You can talk about the good things in Danao City or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Danao City. 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.

Featured News of The Philippines

  • ASEAN lauds Philippines for early warning on 'Glenda'
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:56 am
MANILA, Philippines — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, expressed sympathy to the Philippines in the aftermath of powerful typhoon "Glenda."
In a recent letter to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh said the 10-nation bloc regrets the "loss of lives and properties in the communities of Bicol and Southern Luzon regions which have been affected" by the typhoon ........................ Full Story»

  • PH consumer confidence continues uptrend
  • Friday, July 25, 2014 10:28 am
MANILA, Philippines–While consumer confidence across a number of Southeast Asian markets has experienced a minor decline in the second quarter of 2014, the Philippines remains bullish, jumping four points in the latest quarter, according to the latest Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending released by market research firm Nielsen.
The survey revealed that, amid escalating political instability and rising food prices around Southeast Asia, only the Philippines and Malaysia saw increases in confidence between the first and second quarters ........................ Full Story»

  • Carabao Festival
Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

  • Top karatekas clash in 3rd As-Pac meet
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The third Asia-Pacific Karatedo and Kabudo Championships will be held July 30-Aug. 3 with the best karatekas in the region vying for top honors in various divisions at the Festival Supermall in Alabang.
Karatekas from Iran, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Vietnam join the country’s top bets in the event organized by the Philippine Karate League ........................... Full Story»

Danao City, 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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