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