Dao, Capiz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dao
Municipality
Map of Capiz with Dao highlighted
Map of Capiz with Dao highlighted
Dao is located in Philippines
Dao
Dao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°23′40″N 122°41′09″E / 11.39444°N 122.68583°E / 11.39444; 122.68583Coordinates: 11°23′40″N 122°41′09″E / 11.39444°N 122.68583°E / 11.39444; 122.68583
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Capiz
Legislative district 2nd district of Capiz
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Joselito Y. Escutin
Area[2]
 • Total 88.64 km2 (34.22 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 32,496
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5810
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Website www.dao.gov.ph

Dao is a fourth class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,496 people.[3]

Dao is 32 kilometres (20 mi) from Roxas City.

Barangays[edit]

Dao is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Aganan
  • Agtambi
  • Agtanguay
  • Balucuan
  • Bita
  • Centro
  • Daplas
  • Duyoc
  • Ilas Sur
  • Lacaron
  • Malonoy
  • Manhoy
  • Mapulang Bato
  • Matagnop
  • Nasunogan
  • Poblacion Ilawod
  • Poblacion Ilaya
  • Quinabcaban
  • Quinayuya
  • San Agustin (Ilas Norte)

History[edit]

In 1957 the barrio of Nasuli-B was renamed to Santo Tomas.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 6,694 —    
1918 17,116 +6.46%
1939 13,886 −0.99%
1948 13,706 −0.14%
1960 16,624 +1.62%
1970 18,535 +1.09%
1975 21,052 +2.59%
1980 23,921 +2.59%
1990 29,156 +2.00%
1995 29,266 +0.07%
2000 30,623 +0.98%
2007 31,420 +0.36%
2010 31,911 +0.57%
2015 32,496 +0.35%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]


In the 2015 census, the population of Dao, Capiz, was 32,496 people,[3] with a density of 370 inhabitants per square kilometre or 960 inhabitants per square mile.

Notable people[edit]

  • Jocelyn "Joc-Joc" Bolante - former Undersecretary of the Philippine Department of Agriculture and alleged mastermind of the 2004 Fertilizer Fund Scam. He ran for Governor of Capiz in the 2010 Philippine General Election but lost to re-electionist Governor Victor Tanco.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Capiz". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of the Barrio of Nasuli-B in the Municipality of Dao, Province of Antique, to Santo Tomas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Capiz". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

External links[edit]