Boston, Davao Oriental

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Boston
Municipality of Boston
Map of Davao Oriental with Boston highlighted
Map of Davao Oriental with Boston highlighted
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Boston is located in Philippines
Boston
Boston
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°52′N 126°22′E / 7.87°N 126.37°E / 7.87; 126.37Coordinates: 7°52′N 126°22′E / 7.87°N 126.37°E / 7.87; 126.37
Country Philippines
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
District1st District
Named forBoston, United States
Barangays8 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRowell F. Rosit
 • Vice MayorEleuterio C. Manaytay
 • CongressmanCorazon N. Malanyaon
 • Electorate10,371 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total357.03 km2 (137.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total13,535
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
 • Households
3,212
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence29.31% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱87,671,646.42 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8206
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)87
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesDavawenyo
Surigaonon
Cebuano
Kalagan
Kamayo
Tagalog
Websitewww.boston.gov.ph

Boston ([ˈboston]), officially the Municipality of Boston, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,535 people. [3]

Barangays[edit]

Boston is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.

  • Cabasagan
  • Caatihan
  • Cawayanan
  • Poblacion
  • San Jose
  • Sibajay
  • Carmen
  • Simulao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Boston
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 5,321—    
1975 6,111+2.82%
1980 9,660+9.59%
1990 9,917+0.26%
1995 10,424+0.94%
2000 10,266−0.33%
2007 11,176+1.18%
2010 12,670+4.67%
2015 13,535+1.27%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Climate[edit]

Boston has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy to very heavy rainfall year-round and with extremely heavy rainfall in January.

Climate data for Boston
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
29.7
(85.5)
30.7
(87.3)
31.5
(88.7)
31.8
(89.2)
31.6
(88.9)
31.5
(88.7)
31.8
(89.2)
32.0
(89.6)
31.7
(89.1)
31.2
(88.2)
30.3
(86.5)
31.1
(88.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.7
(78.3)
25.7
(78.3)
26.4
(79.5)
27.0
(80.6)
27.4
(81.3)
27.1
(80.8)
26.9
(80.4)
27.2
(81.0)
27.3
(81.1)
27.1
(80.8)
26.8
(80.2)
26.2
(79.2)
26.7
(80.1)
Average low °C (°F) 21.8
(71.2)
21.8
(71.2)
22.1
(71.8)
22.6
(72.7)
23.0
(73.4)
22.7
(72.9)
22.4
(72.3)
22.6
(72.7)
22.6
(72.7)
22.6
(72.7)
22.4
(72.3)
22.2
(72.0)
22.4
(72.3)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 756
(29.8)
550
(21.7)
499
(19.6)
337
(13.3)
241
(9.5)
130
(5.1)
123
(4.8)
107
(4.2)
111
(4.4)
191
(7.5)
296
(11.7)
639
(25.2)
3,980
(156.8)
Source: Climate-Data.org[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Boston | Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)
  2. ^ "Province: Davao Oriental". 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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Davao Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Climate: Boston". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 25 October 2020.

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