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Asturias, Cebu

asturias-relative positionAsturias is a 3rd class municipality of the province of Cebu, Philippines. Originally known as "Naghalin" from the Cebuano word "lalin" for settlers coming in from far places. The original occupants of Asturias came from other municipalities and neighboring islands such as Bohol. They occupied a portion of neighboring municipalities Tuburan and Balamban which eventually was recognized by the governemnt and became the municipality of Asturias in the late 1700s due to its increase of population.

Population: 40,939 (2007 census)

Zip Code: 6042

Churches:
San Roque Parish
Sta. Lucia Parish

Political subdivisions of Asturias (27 barangays)

Agbanga
Agtugop
Bago
Bairan
Banban
Baye
Bog-o
Kaluangan
Lanao
Langub
Looc Norte
Lunas
Magcalape
Manguiao
New Bago
Owak
Poblacion
Saksak
San Isidro
San Roque
Santa Lucia
Santa Rita
Tag-amakan
Tagbubonga
Tubigagmanok
Tubod
Ubogon

Municipal Officials as of May 2013

Mayor: Alan (Alan) Labitad Adlawan
Vice-Mayor:Joel (Joel) Dacua Dumdum

Councilors:
Dana Andrew Dumdum, Rene Yaras, Christian Cañada, Urbanito M. Noel, Bombie Cuyos, Letty Orozco, Orlando Magbanua, Maning Pintor

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