Brief Municipal Profile

General Information About Antequera

Date Municipality was Created - March 17, 1876
First Municipal Mayor - Simeon Villas
Date Parish was Organized - August 13, 1880
First Parish Priest - Padre Castro Sesma
Patron Saint - Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
Town Fiesta - Every Last Saturday of October
Town Market Days - Sunday & Thursday
Total Land Area - 9,976.94 Hectares
Distance from Tagbilaran City - 18.5 Kilometers
Number of Barangays - 21 Barangays
Total Number of Purok - 105
Total Population - 14,357 (2007 NSO Census)
Number of Households - 3,125
Source of Income/Livelihood - Farming, Cottage (Handicraft)Industry, Carpentry & Bamboo & Wood Furniture Making
Major Agricultural Products - Coconut, Rice, Corn, Rootcrops & Vegetables
Class of Municipality - 4th Class
Annual Income (Year 2010) - P35,960,730.00
Municipal Tree - Hambabawod
Municipal Bird - Alimocon
Municipal Flower - Calachuchi
Oldest Edifice - Holy Rosary Church, Antequera Central Elementary School
Illustrious Person - Mons. Manuel M. Mascarinas, DD, Former Bishop of Palo, Leyte & Diocese of Tagbilaran