Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte

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Del Carmen
Municipality
Map of Surigao del Norte with Del Carmen highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Del Carmen highlighted
Del Carmen is located in Philippines
Del Carmen
Del Carmen
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°52′N 125°58′E / 9.867°N 125.967°E / 9.867; 125.967Coordinates: 09°52′N 125°58′E / 9.867°N 125.967°E / 9.867; 125.967
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
Congr. district 1st district of Surigao del Norte
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alfredo Matugas Coro II
Area[2]
 • Total 151.68 km2 (58.56 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 17,136
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8418
Dialing code 86

Del Carmen is a fifth class municipality on Siargao Island in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,136 people.[3]

The municipality was formerly called Numancia until 1966 when it was changed to its present name.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Del Carmen is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Antipolo
  • Bagakay (Alburo)
  • Bitoon
  • Cabugao
  • Cancohoy
  • Caub
  • Del Carmen (Pob.)
  • Domoyog
  • Esperanza
  • Halian
  • Jamoyaon
  • Katipunan
  • Lobogon
  • Mabuhay
  • Mahayahay
  • Quezon
  • San Fernando
  • San Jose (Pob.)
  • Sayak
  • Tuboran

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Del Carmen
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 11,786 —    
1995 12,316 +0.83%
2000 13,558 +2.08%
2007 14,892 +1.30%
2010 17,136 +5.24%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

School[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Surigao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 August 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 29 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Republic Act No. 4786, PhilippineLaw.info, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ "Province of Surigao Del Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 

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