Asuncion, Davao del Norte

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Asuncion
Municipality
Map of Davao del Norte with Asuncion highlighted
Map of Davao del Norte with Asuncion highlighted
Asuncion is located in Philippines
Asuncion
Asuncion
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°35′N 125°46′E / 7.583°N 125.767°E / 7.583; 125.767Coordinates: 07°35′N 125°46′E / 7.583°N 125.767°E / 7.583; 125.767
Country Philippines
Region Davao (Region XI)
Province Davao del Norte
District 1st district of Davao del Norte
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Joseph Parrenas
Area[2]
 • Total 297.39 km2 (114.82 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 55,844
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8102
Dialing code 84
Income class 1st

Asuncion is a first class municipality in the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 55,844 people.[3]

Asuncion was formerly known as Saug. It was renamed in 1957.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Asuncion is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2] Concepcion was elevated from being a sitio to a barrio in 1954.[5] Del Pilar followed suit in 1957.[6]

  • Binancian
  • Buan
  • Buclad
  • Cabaywa
  • Camansa
  • Camoning
  • Canatan
  • Concepcion
  • Doña Andrea
  • Magatos
  • Napungas
  • New Bantayan
  • New Santiago
  • Pamacaun
  • Cambanogoy (Pob.)
  • Sagayen
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Filomena
  • Sonlon
  • New Loon

History[edit]

In 1955, the barrio (barangay) of New Sabonga was transferred to the town of Compostela.[7]

In 2004, Barangays Igangon, Kipalili, Sabangan, Sawata, Santo Niño, and Mamangan was transferred to the create municipality of San Isidro, Davao del Norte.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Asuncion
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 54,954 —    
1995 57,072 +0.71%
2000 60,383 +1.22%
2007 50,731 −2.37%
2010 55,844 +3.56%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Davao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao, to Asuncion". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Concepcion in the Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  6. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitio of Del Pilar, Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao, into a Barrio to Be Known As Barrio Del Pilar". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  7. ^ "An Act Making the Barrio of New Sabonga in the Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao, As a Part of the Municipality of Compostela of the Same Province". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  8. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board (2004-08-22). "2004 Factsheet (January to July 2004)". Archived from the original on 15 June 2006. Retrieved 2006-06-24. 
  9. ^ "Province of Davao (Del Norte)". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 

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