Patao is a barangay of the philippine municipality Bantayan in the province Cebu
in Central Visayas
which is part of the Visayas group
Patao is one of the barangays which are in the outlying area of Municipality Bantayan.
The municipality Bantayan with a population of about 71,655 and its 25 barangays belong to the partly urban areas in the Philippines. While some of the barangays developed modern urban structures, some others, especially those which are seated in the outlying areas, remained rural. By the end of 2007 Patao had 5,547 residents.
Other barangays of Bantayan are:
Atop-atop, Baigad, Bantigue (Pob.), Baod, Binaobao (Pob.), Botigues, Doong, Guiwanon, Hilotongan, Kabac, Kabangbang, Kampingganon, Kangkaibe, Lipayran, Luyongbaybay, Mojon, Obo-ob, Putian, Sillon, Suba (Pob.), Sulangan, Sungko, Tamiao, Ticad (Pob.)