Marihatag, Surigao del Sur

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Marihatag
Municipality
Map of Surigao del Sur with Marihatag highlighted
Map of Surigao del Sur with Marihatag highlighted
Marihatag is located in Philippines
Marihatag
Marihatag
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°48′N 126°18′E / 8.800°N 126.300°E / 8.800; 126.300Coordinates: 08°48′N 126°18′E / 8.800°N 126.300°E / 8.800; 126.300
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Sur
District 1st district of Surigao del Sur
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alan A. Pelenio
Area[2]
 • Total 312.50 km2 (120.66 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 17,926
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8306
Dialing code 86
Income class 3rd

Marihatag (known as Oteiza until 1955[4])is a third class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,926 people.[3]

The municipality hosts the "Balik-Marihatag" Festival which literally means going back home to Marihatag.

Etymology[edit]

Its name is a concatenation of Maria Ihatag.

Barangays[edit]

Marihatag is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Amontay
  • Antipolo
  • Arorogan
  • Bayan
  • Mahaba
  • Mararag
  • Poblacion
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • San Pedro
  • Sta Cruz

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Marihatag
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 10,663 —    
1995 13,254 +4.16%
2000 16,394 +4.66%
2007 17,622 +1.00%
2010 17,926 +0.62%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

See also[edit]

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: SURIGAO DEL SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 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 1 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Republic Act No. 1261, PhilippineLaw.info, retrieved 2012

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