Magsaysay, Davao del Sur

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Magsaysay
Municipality
Official seal of Magsaysay
Seal
Map of Davao del Sur with Magsaysay highlighted
Map of Davao del Sur with Magsaysay highlighted
Magsaysay is located in Philippines
Magsaysay
Magsaysay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°46′N 125°11′E / 6.767°N 125.183°E / 6.767; 125.183Coordinates: 06°46′N 125°11′E / 6.767°N 125.183°E / 6.767; 125.183
Country Philippines
Region Davao (Region XI)
Province Davao del Sur
District 1st district of Davao del Sur
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Arthur Davin
Area[2]
 • Total 268.09 km2 (103.51 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 49,141
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8004
Dialing code 82
Income class 3rd

Magsaysay is a third class municipality in the province of Davao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 49,141 people.[3]

As with much of the rural area of Davao del Sur, the predominant economic activity is based on rice farming.

Barangays[edit]

Magsaysay is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Bacungan
  • Balnate
  • Barayong
  • Blocon
  • Dalawinon
  • Dalumay
  • Glamang
  • Kanapulo
  • Kasuga
  • Lower Bala
  • Mabini
  • Malawanit
  • Malongon
  • New Ilocos
  • Poblacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Miguel
  • Tacul
  • Tagaytay
  • Upper Bala
  • Maibo
  • New Opon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Magsaysay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 38,531 —    
1995 41,979 +1.62%
2000 43,172 +0.60%
2007 45,005 +0.58%
2010 49,141 +3.25%
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: Davao del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 7 May 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 7 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

MEDIA LINKS[edit]

1. KASTIGADOR BALITA MINDANAO (Daily Newspaper) 2. 96.7 FM DXET Astig Radio Magsaysay