Asuncion, Davao del Norte

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Asuncion
Municipality
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: 07°35′N 125°46′E / 7.583°N 125.767°E / 7.583; 125.767Coordinates: 07°35′N 125°46′E / 7.583°N 125.767°E / 7.583; 125.767
Country Philippines
Region Davao (Region XI)
Province Davao del Norte
District 1st district of Davao del Norte
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Eufracio Dayaday
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
IDD:area code +63 (0)84
Income class 1st municipal income class
PSGC 112301000
Electorate 30,227 voters as of 2016
Website www.adn.gov.ph


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.[2] 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 (Pob.)
  • 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. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Davao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  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. Retrieved 2011-04-12. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Concepcion in the Municipality of Saug, Province of Davao". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. [permanent dead link]
  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. Retrieved 2011-04-12. [permanent dead link]
  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. Retrieved 2011-04-11. [permanent dead link]
  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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