Sison, Surigao del Norte

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Sison
Bayan ng Sison
Municipality
Official seal of Sison
Seal
Map of Surigao del Norte showing the location of Municipality of Sison
Map of Surigao del Norte showing the location of Municipality of Sison
Sison is located in Philippines
Sison
Sison
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°40′N 125°32′E / 9.667°N 125.533°E / 9.667; 125.533Coordinates: 09°40′N 125°32′E / 9.667°N 125.533°E / 9.667; 125.533
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
Congr. district 2nd district of Surigao del Norte
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leicister P. Fetalvero (2007-Present)
 • Vice Mayor Clemente G. Lumpay (2010-Present)
 • Congress Guillermo A. Romarate Jr. (2007-Present)
Area[2]
 • Total 54.70 km2 (21.12 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 11,377
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8404
Area code(s) 86
Income class 5th Class

Sison is a fifth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 11,377 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Sison is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[2]

  • Biyabid
  • Gacepan
  • Ima
  • Lower Patag
  • Mabuhay
  • Mayag
  • Poblacion (San Pedro)
  • San Isidro
  • San Pablo
  • Tagbayani
  • Tinogpahan
  • Upper Patag

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sison
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 8,269 —    
1995 8,853 +1.29%
2000 10,046 +2.75%
2007 11,276 +1.61%
2010 11,377 +0.33%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

The Surigaonon language is widely spoken, while Cebuano, Filipino and English are also used.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Surigao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 26 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 26 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Surigao Del Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 

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