Malungon, Sarangani

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Malungon
Municipality
Map of Sarangani with Malungon highlighted
Map of Sarangani with Malungon highlighted
Malungon is located in Philippines
Malungon
Malungon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°16′N 125°17′E / 6.267°N 125.283°E / 6.267; 125.283Coordinates: 06°16′N 125°17′E / 6.267°N 125.283°E / 6.267; 125.283
Country Philippines
Region SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Province Sarangani
District Lone district
Barangays 31
Government[1]
 • Mayor Reynaldo F. Constantino
Area[2]
 • Total 750.92 km2 (289.93 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 95,044
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9503
Dialing code 83
Income class 1st class

Malungon is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 95,044 people.[3]

Malungon is a landlocked town at the northeastern part of Sarangani. It is bounded on the west by Tupi, South Cotabato, on the north by the province of Davao del Sur, east by the newly-created province of Davao Occidental, on the south by Alabel, Sarangani and General Santos City, and on the southwest by Polomolok, South Cotabato.

As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 49,270 voters.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Malungon is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Alkikan
  • Ampon
  • Atlae
  • Banahaw
  • Banate
  • B'Laan
  • Datal Batong
  • Datal Bila
  • Datal Tampal
  • J.P. Laurel
  • Kawayan
  • Kibala
  • Kiblat
  • Kinabalan1
  • Lower Mainit
  • Lutay
  • Malabod
  • Malalag Cogon
  • Malandag
  • Malungon Gamay
  • Nagpan
  • Panamin
  • Poblacion
  • San Juan
  • San Miguel
  • San Roque
  • Talus
  • Tamban
  • Upper Biangan
  • Upper Lumabat
  • Upper Mainit

Roadtrips[edit]

The municipality is served as the main roadtrip to the province of Davao del sur and South Cotabato. It knowns as the longest roadtrip to Davao city.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Malungon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 57,641 —    
1995 92,433 +9.25%
2000 93,232 +0.18%
2007 95,993 +0.40%
2010 95,044 −0.36%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Economy[edit]

Malungon's economy is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of dried coconut meat. Animal husbandry is the second biggest income earner, notably cattle farming. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, beef, marijuana Plantation and fish.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: SARANGANI". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

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