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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION

Land Area: 18,019 has. No. of Barangays: 42 barangays

Location In terms of vicinal location, Danao City is located in the northern half of the province but close to the center near Cebu City located 33 km north of the Cebu Provincial Capitol, it is actually part of Metropolitan Cebu.  It is also located on the eastern side of the ridge that runs north to south of the anticlinal fold that structurally characterizes Cebu Island.  The city is bounded on the north by the municipalities of Tuburan and Carmen, on the south by the Municipality of Compostela, on the east by the Camotes Sea, and on the west by the municipalities of Asturias and Balamban.  Astronomically, the city is located approximately between 122o25‘00” and 123o41’51” east longitude and 10o10’  50” and 10o38’4” north latitude.  

Danao City, a second class Component City at the northern edge of the urban aggrupation that is called Metropolitan Cebu. It has an area of that takes the form of on irregularly shaped rectangle sloping from west to east.