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Cansojong a barangay of Talisay, Cebu. Cansojong is bounded by barangays of San Isidro on the northwest, Tabunoc on the north, San Roque on the northeast, Tangke and Poblacion on the south and Dumlog on the southwest. It has a land area of 143 hectares (350 acres) with 26 sitios.

Cansojong
Coordinates: 10°15′18″N 123°50′42″E / 10.255°N 123.845°E / 10.255; 123.845Coordinates: 10°15′18″N 123°50′42″E / 10.255°N 123.845°E / 10.255; 123.845
CountryPhilippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceTalisay
District1st district of Cebu
CityTalisay
Government
 • Type Sangguniang Barangay
 • Barangay Captain 
 • RepresentativeGerald Anthony Gullas
Area
 • Total143 ha (353 acres)
Population
 (2015 census)[1]
 • Total16,016
 • Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+08:00 (PST)
ZIP code
6045
IDD:area code+63 (0)32

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HistoryEdit

Cansojong is one of the biggest barangays in Talisay, situated near Talisay fishing grounds. It was named after a Chinese man, Sohong, who during the Spanish era owned and controlled a barter center in Talisay. He was known for his generosity, kindness and helpfulness. People referred to this particular area that was owned by Sohong as Kang Sohong which was later on named as Cansojong.

EducationEdit

  • Cansojong Day Care
  • Borromeo Bros. Elementary School
  • Cansojong National High School
  • First Assembly of God

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  2. ^ Project of Precincts for the 2013 Barangay Elections