Alabel, Sarangani

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Alabel
Municipality
Municipality of Alabel
Official seal of Alabel
Seal
Map of Sarangani with Alabel highlighted
Map of Sarangani with Alabel highlighted
Alabel is located in Philippines
Alabel
Alabel
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°05′N 125°17′E / 6.083°N 125.283°E / 6.083; 125.283Coordinates: 06°05′N 125°17′E / 6.083°N 125.283°E / 6.083; 125.283
Country Philippines
Region Soccsksargen (Region XII)
Province Sarangani
District Lone district
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Corazon S. Grafilo
Area[2]
 • Total 510.98 km2 (197.29 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 80,359
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Alabelian
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9501
Dialing code +63 (0)83
Income class 1st municipal income class
PSGC 128001000
Electorate 45,780 voters as of 2016
Website www.alabel-sarangani.gov.ph

Alabel is a first class municipality and also the capital of the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 80,359 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Alabel is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Bagacay
  • Baluntay
  • Datal Anggas
  • Domolok
  • Kawas
  • Ladol
  • Maribulan
  • Pag-Asa
  • Paraiso
  • Poblacion
  • Spring
  • Tokawal
  • Kogonal

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Alabel
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 40,730 —    
1995 46,527 +2.52%
2000 60,779 +5.90%
2007 71,872 +2.34%
2010 75,477 +1.80%
2015 80,359 +1.20%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

Economy[edit]

Alabel is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of dried coconut meat. Animal husbandry is the second biggest income earner, notably cattle farming. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, cotton, mangoes; goat farming, pork, eggs, beef; fish; charcoal; coconut weaving. It is adjacent to the highly urbanized sea port city of General Santos.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: SARANGANI". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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