Alabel, Sarangani

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Alabel
Bayan ng Alabel
Lungsod sa Alabel
Banwa sang Alabel
Municipality
Municipality of Alabel
Map of Sarangani showing the location of Alabel.
Map of Sarangani showing the location of Alabel.
Alabel is located in Philippines
Alabel
Alabel
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°05′N 125°17′E / 6.083°N 125.283°E / 6.083; 125.283Coordinates: 6°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
 • Mayor Corazon S. Grafilo
Area
 • Total 495.70 km2 (191.39 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 71,872
 • Density 140/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9501
Income class 1st class
Population census of Alabel, Sarangani
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 40,730 —    
1995 46,527 +2.70%
2000 60,779 +5.49%
2007 71,872 +2.42%
2010 75,477 +1.64%
Source: National Statistics Office[1]

Alabel is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Sarangani Province. According to the latest census, it has a population of 71,872 people in 12,312 households.

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.

According to the last general elections, it has a total voting population of 33,071 voters.

Barangays[edit]

Alabel is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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