San Fernando is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Cebu Province in Central Visayas Region or Region 7, Philippines.
Profile of San Fernando Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Cebu Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Pinamungahan (north), Naga City (east), Carcar City (west), Aloguinsan (northwest)
Area –> 69.39 km2 (26.79 sq mi)
Population –> 66,280 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with rolling hills and coastal plains
Industries –> Manufacturing, Trading, Agriculture, Tourism
Major Products –> Cement, Feeds, Steel, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 21
Revenue (2016) –> 156,384,328.48
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Eduardo Gullas Sr.
Mayor –> Lakambini Reluya
Vice Mayor –> Ricci Regen G. Reluya
San Fernando (Cebu) Municipal Hall
History of San Fernando
San Fernando used to be a territory of Naga. The Royal Decree of 1858 created a new parish which was named after San Isidro. Fr. Fernando Sanchez, then the parish priest, decided that the name of the new town would be San Fernando.
Economy of San Fernando
As part of Metropolitan Cebu, the town of San Fernando benefits from the overflow of urbanization. Several subdivisions and commercial as well as financial establishments are now present in San Fernando.
Taiheiyo Cement plant and Mabuhay Filcement have been operating in the the town for many years. Universal Robina and Overseas Feeds have large feed factories in the town. Meanwhile, Cebu Steel produces steel bars.
Tourist Spots in San Fernando
San Isidro Labrador Parish Church
MYRM Recreational Park
Festival in San Fernando
Map of San Fernando Municipality in Cebu Province