Socorro, Surigao del Norte

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Socorro
Municipality
Map of Surigao del Norte with Socorro highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Socorro highlighted
Socorro is located in Philippines
Socorro
Socorro
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°38′N 125°57′E / 9.633°N 125.950°E / 9.633; 125.950Coordinates: 09°38′N 125°57′E / 9.633°N 125.950°E / 9.633; 125.950
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
Congr. district 1st district of Surigao del Norte
Established February 22, 1961
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Denia Taruc Florano
Area[2]
 • Total 114.45 km2 (44.19 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 20,304
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8416
Dialing code 86

Socorro is a fourth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. The municipal territory is contiguous with Bucas Grande Island. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,304 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Socorro is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Albino Taruc
  • Del Pilar
  • Doña Helene
  • Honrado
  • Navarro(Pob.)
  • Nueva Estrella
  • Pamosaingan (formerly Gardeña and part of Del Carmen)
  • Rizal (Pob.)
  • Salog
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz
  • Sering
  • Songkoy
  • Sudlon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Socorro
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 14,179 —    
1995 15,208 +1.32%
2000 17,932 +3.60%
2007 18,833 +0.68%
2010 20,304 +2.77%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

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. ^ "Province of Surigao Del Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 

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