- Barili, Cebu
Infobox Philippine municipality
infoboxtitle = Municipality of Barili
locatormapfile = Ph_locator_cebu_barili.png
caption = Map of Cebu showing the location of Barili.
Central Visayas(Region VII)
province = Cebu
districts = 3nd district of Cebu
barangays = 42
class = 3th class city; partially urban
areakm2 = 117.15
pop2000 = 57,764
popden2000 = 493
Barili is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Cebu,
Philippines. According to the 2007census, it has a population of 60,430 people. Barili is located 61 kilometers southwest of Cebu City. It is bounded on the south by the municipality of Dumanjug; on the north by the municipality of Aloguinsan; on the east by the municipalities of Carcar and Sibonga; and on the west by the Tañon Strait.
The economic output of Barili is mainly
rice, maize, bananas, and coconuts.
Barili is politically subdivided into 42
The word "Barili" comes from the name of a local grass called "balili". The municipality was founded in
1632, though the parish of Barili was established in 1614. A cross was planted by Spaniards led by Captain Juan Juaradoat their arrival at 1602, and still exists today.
* [http://www.barili-cebu.gov.ph/ The Official Website of the Municipality of Barili]
* [http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/default.asp Philippine Standard Geographic Code]
* [http://www.t-macs.com/kiso/local/ 2000 Philippine Census Information]
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