Barangays in Cebu City

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The barangays in Cebu City number 80 all in all. Barangays are the smallest unit of local government in the Philippines while Cebu City is the largest city and the capital of the province of Cebu.

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Barangays

List of Barangays

North District:

Apas, Carreta, Hipodromo, Kamputhaw, Lahug, Barrio Luz, Mabolo, Banilad, Talamban, Bacayan, Pit-os, Binaliw, Agsungot, Guba,

Barangay Carreta

History

During the Spanish occupation, the place was designated as 'Cuadra' or quarter for horses used in horse racing. It was also a place where horse-drawn carts were repaired. Horseracing was usually held in a neighboring place called Hipodromo.

Profile

Location - North of Cebu City

Geogaraphical Location - Lowland area

Class - Residential

Boundaries North - Brgy. Mabolo South - Brgy. Tejero East - Brgy. North Reclamation Area West - Brgy. Kamputhaw

Statistics

Total Land Area - 25 sq. km Population - 10,000

Skills Available

Carpentry Food Preserving Dress Making Candle Making


South District:

Mambaling, Duljo-Fatima, Basak-San Nicolas, Basak-Pardo, Quiot, Kinasang-an Pardo, Pardo, Bulacao, Inayawan, Punta Princesa, Labangon, Tisa, Buhisan

Barangay Basak-Pardo

When Barangay 'Basak' was divided into two distinct political units, the south portion which is under the jurisdiction of Pardo district was named Basak Pardo and the north district which belongs to San Nicolas district was called Basak San Nicolas.

Profile

Location - South of Cebu City

Boundaries North - Brgy. Basak San Nicolas South - Brgy Kinasang-an East - South Reclamation West - Brgy. Quiot and Brgy. Punta Princesa

Statistics

Total Land Area - 52 hectares Population - 14,677 (projected no. of population as of 2002)

Officials (2005)

Barangay Captain - Engr. Roberto A. Cabarubias

Councilors- David Dave F. Tumulak, Simeon A Romarate, Ivy E. PacaƱa, Amado C.Reyes, Leonita S. Nacorda, Catalina A. Cabarado, Nelson C. Cabaluna

SK Chairman Princess Kate de los Santos

Barangay Treasurer Meriam Cabaluna

Barangay Secretary Billy B. Mendrano


Barangay Tisa

Barangay Tisa is located in the southeastern part of Cebu City.

Wridler told that during the 17th century at the southeastern part of Cebu City, there was a big house constructed by the Spanish Friars, roofed with tisa ceramics. The so-called Spanish Convento was situated at the heart of unknown sitio covering 5,100 sq. meters area donated by a devoted Christian families.

The Spanish Friars at that time had women to serve them and appease their loneliness with their whims and caprices. The Filipinos who had observed their lifestyles and abused of women revolted and beheaded the Spanish Friars. The Rebolusionarios led by the Leon Kilat are build the Spanish Convento.

In 1932, with the help of prominent families, a school was built on the very spot of the "Big Tisa House" or convento of which the name Tisa became the historical landmark of the place. The birth of Tisa I Elementary School.

"Tisa" is a Cebuano word for ceramic roofing. It was during the Spanish era when the use of ceramic roofing was introduced in the construction of houses in the Philippines. This architectural innovation was introduced by Spanish contractors using ceramics bricks from the local clay. This ingenuity has apparently set the trend for modern architectural design when the building owners are partial on Hispanic touch.

The presence of residential houses with ceramic roofing or "Tisa" in this community had also led to the birth of Barangay Tisa.

Upon the canonization of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz on October 18, 1987, Fr. Alex Lim initiated the installation of San Lorenzo Ruiz as Patron Saint of Barangay Tisa. Every September 28 of its year is a fiesta celebration in his honor. When Fr. Alex B. Salve was installed a Parish Priest on February 22, 1998, he made a lot of improvements to the church and to the whole parishes as well. San Lorenzo Ruiz Church is located at San Jose Village.</p>

External links

Tisanet: Barangay Tisa Unofficial Website Official Website of Basak-Pardo Barangay Net Cebu Alliance Official Website

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