Esperanza, Agusan del Sur

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Esperanza
Municipality
Map of Agusan del Sur with Esperanza highlighted
Map of Agusan del Sur with Esperanza highlighted
Esperanza is located in Philippines
Esperanza
Esperanza
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°41′N 125°39′E / 8.683°N 125.650°E / 8.683; 125.650Coordinates: 08°41′N 125°39′E / 8.683°N 125.650°E / 8.683; 125.650
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Agusan del Sur
District 1st district of Agusan del Sur
Founded 1921
Barangays 47
Government[1]
 • Mayor Deo S. Manpatilan
Area[2]
 • Total 1,355.48 km2 (523.35 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 51,897
 • Density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8513
Dialing code 85
Income class 1st

Esperanza is a first class municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 51,897 people.[3]

It renowned as the "Tilapia Capital of the Province" and has an official moniker of "The Home of Cultural Diversity".

Barangays[edit]

Esperanza is politically subdivided into 47 barangays.[2]

  • Anolingan
  • Bakingking
  • Bentahon
  • Bunaguit
  • Catmonon
  • Concordia
  • Dakutan
  • Duangan
  • Mac-Arthur
  • Guadalupe
  • Hawilian
  • Labao
  • Maasin
  • Mahagcot
  • Milagros
  • Nato
  • Oro
  • Ling-ling
  • Poblacion
  • Remedios
  • Salug
  • San Toribio
  • Santa Fe
  • Segunda
  • Tagabase
  • Taganahaw
  • Tagbalili
  • Tahina
  • Tandang Sora
  • Agsabu
  • Aguinaldo
  • Balubo
  • Cebulan
  • Crossing Luna
  • Cubo
  • Guibonon
  • Kalabuan
  • Kinamaybay
  • Langag
  • Maliwanag
  • New Gingoog
  • Odiong
  • Piglawigan
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Vicente
  • Sinakungan
  • Valentina

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Esperanza
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 36,139 —    
1995 42,118 +3.11%
2000 44,151 +0.95%
2007 47,659 +1.10%
2010 51,897 +2.88%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

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: AGUSAN DEL SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 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 10 April 2014. 

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