Placer, Surigao del Norte

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Placer
Municipality
Cagbantoy Beach
Cagbantoy Beach
Map of Surigao del Norte with Placer highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Placer highlighted
Placer is located in Philippines
Placer
Placer
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°39′N 125°36′E / 9.650°N 125.600°E / 9.650; 125.600Coordinates: 09°39′N 125°36′E / 9.650°N 125.600°E / 9.650; 125.600
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
Congr. district 2nd district of Surigao del Norte
Established 1850
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Felimon Villanueva Napuli
Area[2]
 • Total 61.29 km2 (23.66 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 24,600
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8405
Dialing code 86

Placer is a fourth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 24,600 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Placer is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2] In 1956, the sitios of Sta. Cruz, Anislagan, Alangalang, Soyoc, and Pananay-an were converted into barrios, while barrio Macalaya was divided into Upper and Lower Macalaya.[4]

  • Amoslog
  • Anislagan
  • Bad-as
  • Boyongan
  • Bugas-bugas
  • Central (Pob.)
  • Ellaperal (Nonok)
  • Ipil (Pob.)
  • Lakandula
  • Mabini
  • Macalaya
  • Magsaysay (Pob.)
  • Magupange
  • Pananay-an
  • Panhutongan
  • San Isidro
  • Sani-sani
  • Santa Cruz
  • Suyoc
  • Tagbongabong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Placer
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 18,478 —    
1995 20,712 +2.31%
2000 21,542 +0.79%
2007 22,743 +0.78%
2010 24,600 +2.65%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

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. ^ "An Act Converting into Barrios Certain Sitios in the Province of Surigao, and Dividing the Barrio of Macalaya into Two Barrios, Municipality of Placer, in the Same Province". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Province of Surigao Del Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 

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