Carcar is a 5th class coastal city of Cebu Province in Central Visayas Region or Region 7, Philippines.
Profile of Carcar City (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Cebu Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Aloguinsan (north), San Fernando (northeast), Sibonga (southwest), Barili (northwest)
Area –> 116.78 km2 (45.09 sq mi)
Population –> 119,664 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 15
Revenue (2016) –> 459,824,796.59
Terrain –> Mountainous with rolling hills and coastal plains
Industries –> Trading, Tourism, Agriculture
Major Products –> Corn, Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Eduardo Gullas Sr.
Mayor –> Mercedita Apura
Vice Mayor –> Nicepuro L. Apura
History of Carcar
Carcar was founded as a pueblo in 1599. It became a city in 2007.
Economy, Business and Investment in Carcar
Agriculture still plays an important role in the economy of the city although commerce and industry are fast catching up. Corn, rice and fish are the most important products.
Footwear is the most important manufactured product of the city making it the footwear capital of the region.
Tourist Spots in Carcar
Tabyog Mangrove Park
Mancao Ancestral House
Carcar City Museum
Carcar Town Plaza with the Rizal Monument
St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish Church
Festival in Carcar
Map of Carcar City in Cebu Province