Trento, Agusan del Sur

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Trento
Municipality
Municipality of Trento
Official seal of Trento
Seal
Map of Agusan del Sur with Trento highlighted
Map of Agusan del Sur with Trento highlighted
Trento is located in Philippines
Trento
Trento
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°03′N 126°04′E / 8.050°N 126.067°E / 8.050; 126.067Coordinates: 08°03′N 126°04′E / 8.050°N 126.067°E / 8.050; 126.067
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Agusan del Sur
District 2nd district of Agusan del Sur
Founded June 15, 1968
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Johnmark C. Billanes
Area[2]
 • Total 555.70 km2 (214.56 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 47,193
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8505
Dialing code 85
Income class 1st

Trento is a first class municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 47,193 people.[3] Trento was formerly a barrio of Bunawan called Bahayan (referring to a lead sinker at the base of a fishing net). On June 15, 1968, it became a separate municipality by virtue of Republic Act No. 5283. The town’s name was derived from the 1845 Council of Trent.

Barangays[edit]

Trento is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Basa
  • Cuevas
  • Kapatungan
  • Langkila-an
  • New Visayas
  • Poblacion
  • Pulang-lupa
  • Salvacion
  • San Ignacio
  • San Isidro
  • San Roque
  • Santa Maria
  • Tudela
  • Cebolin
  • Manat
  • Pangyan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Trento
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 31,313 —    
1995 35,706 +2.49%
2000 36,222 +0.31%
2007 36,862 +0.24%
2010 47,193 +9.41%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Economy[edit]

Its economy is dependent heavily on subsistence agriculture, wood products, and some mining.

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: AGUSAN DEL SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 April 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 10 April 2014. 

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