Asuncion, Davao del Norte

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Asuncion
Municipality
Municipality of Asuncion
Map of Davao del Norte with Asuncion highlighted
Map of Davao del Norte with Asuncion highlighted
Asuncion is located in Philippines
Asuncion
Asuncion
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°35′N 125°46′E / 7.58°N 125.77°E / 7.58; 125.77Coordinates: 7°35′N 125°46′E / 7.58°N 125.77°E / 7.58; 125.77
Country  Philippines
Region Davao Region (Region XI)
Province Davao del Norte
District 1st District
Barangays 20 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Eufracio Dayaday
 • Electorate 30,227 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 297.39 km2 (114.82 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 59,322
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8102
PSGC 112301000
IDD:area code +63 (0)84
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 1st municipal income class
Website www.adn.gov.ph

Asuncion, officially the Municipality of Asuncion, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 59,322 people.[3]

Asuncion was formerly known as Saug. It was renamed in 1957.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Asuncion is politically subdivided into 20 barangays. Concepcion was elevated from being a sitio to a barrio in 1954.[5] Del Pilar followed suit in 1957.[6]

  • Binancian
  • Buan
  • Buclad
  • Cabaywa
  • Camansa
  • Camoning
  • Canatan
  • Concepcion
  • Doña Andrea
  • Magatos
  • Napungas
  • New Bantayan
  • New Santiago
  • Pamacaun
  • Cambanogoy (Poblacion)
  • Sagayen
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Filomena
  • Sonlon
  • New Loon

History[edit]

In 1955, the barrio (barangay) of New Sabonga was transferred to the town of Compostela.[7]

In 2004, Barangays Igangon, Kipalili, Sabangan, Sawata, Santo Niño, and Mamangan was transferred to the create municipality of San Isidro, Davao del Norte.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Asuncion
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 2,314 —    
1939 6,465 +5.01%
1948 8,594 +3.21%
1960 23,653 +8.80%
1970 36,033 +4.29%
1975 66,102 +12.94%
1980 42,915 −8.27%
1990 54,954 +2.50%
1995 57,072 +0.71%
2000 60,383 +1.22%
2007 50,731 −2.37%
2010 55,844 +3.56%
2015 59,322 +1.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][9][10][11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Davao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao, to Asuncion". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Concepcion in the Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  6. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitio of Del Pilar, Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao, into a Barrio to Be Known As Barrio Del Pilar". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  7. ^ "An Act Making the Barrio of New Sabonga in the Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao, As a Part of the Municipality of Compostela of the Same Province". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  8. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board (2004-08-22). "2004 Factsheet (January to July 2004)". Archived from the original on 15 June 2006. Retrieved 2006-06-24. 
  9. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  10. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  11. ^ "Province of Davao del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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