Dao, Capiz

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Dao
Municipality
Map of Capiz with Dao highlighted
Map of Capiz with Dao highlighted
Dao is located in Philippines
Dao
Dao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°24′N 122°41′E / 11.400°N 122.683°E / 11.400; 122.683Coordinates: 11°24′N 122°41′E / 11.400°N 122.683°E / 11.400; 122.683
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Capiz
Legislative district 2nd district of Capiz
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Joselito Y. Escutin
Area[2]
 • Total 88.64 km2 (34.22 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 31,911
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5810
Dialing code 36

Dao is a fourth class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,911 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Dao is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Aganan
  • Agtambi
  • Agtanguay
  • Balucuan
  • Bita
  • Centro
  • Daplas
  • Duyoc
  • Ilas Sur
  • Lacaron
  • Malonoy
  • Manhoy
  • Mapulang Bato
  • Matagnop
  • Nasunogan
  • Poblacion Ilawod
  • Poblacion Ilaya
  • Quinabcaban
  • Quinayuya
  • San Agustin (Ilas Norte)

History[edit]

In 1957 the barrio of Nasuli-B was renamed to Santo Tomas.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 29,156 —    
1995 29,266 +0.07%
2000 30,623 +0.98%
2007 31,420 +0.36%
2010 31,911 +0.57%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

Notable people[edit]

  • Jocelyn "Joc-Joc" Bolante - Alleged mastermind of 2004 Fertilizer Fund Scam. Ran for Governor in the Province of Capiz in the recent the 2010 Philippine General Election but lost to incumbent Governor Victor Tanco.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Capiz". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  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 15 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of the Barrio of Nasuli-B in the Municipality of Dao, Province of Antique, to Santo Tomas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Province of Capiz". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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