Madridejos earned the name, "The Little Alaska of the Philippines" and as a matter of fact, the first fish canning factory in the country was established in Madridejos.

Is a 4th class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. It is one of the three municipalities that comprise the island of Bantayan located on the western portion of the northern tip of mainland Cebu. It is bounded on the south by the municipality of Bantayan, Cebu, and on all other sides by the Visayan Sea. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 29,020 people in 5,275 households. It has a land area of 23.95 square kilometres.


The town can be reached by boat from Cebu City via Santa Fe. It can also be reached by land from Cebu City to Hagnaya Wharf in San Remigio, then by ferry boat to Santa Fe on Batayan Island, then travel by bus for one hour to Madridejos.


The town's feast day is celebrated annually on December 8.