Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte

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Del Carmen
Municipality
Municipality of Del Carmen
Del Carmen welcome sign
Del Carmen welcome sign
Map of Surigao del Norte with Del Carmen highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Del Carmen highlighted
Del Carmen is located in Philippines
Del Carmen
Del Carmen
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°52′08″N 125°58′12″E / 9.869°N 125.97°E / 9.869; 125.97Coordinates: 9°52′08″N 125°58′12″E / 9.869°N 125.97°E / 9.869; 125.97
Country  Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
District 1st District
Barangays 20 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Alfredo Matugas Coro II
 • Electorate 10,485 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 151.68 km2 (58.56 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 18,392
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 8418
PSGC 166708000
IDD:area code +63 (0)86
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 69,358,360.57 (2016)
Native languages Surigaonon
Agusan language
Cebuano
Tagalog
Website www.delcarmen.gov.ph

Del Carmen, officially the Municipality of Del Carmen, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,392 people.[3]

The municipality was formerly called Numancia until 1966 when it was changed to its present name.[4]

It is located on Siargao Island and home to Sayak Airport, the island's main airport.

Barangays[edit]

Del Carmen is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Antipolo
  • Bagakay (Alburo)
  • Bitoon
  • Cabugao
  • Cancohoy
  • Caub
  • Del Carmen (Poblacion)
  • Domoyog
  • Esperanza
  • Halian
  • Jamoyaon
  • Katipunan
  • Lobogon
  • Mabuhay
  • Mahayahay
  • Quezon
  • San Fernando
  • San Jose (Poblacion)
  • Sayak
  • Tuboran

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Del Carmen
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 3,435—    
1939 11,051+3.30%
1948 16,746+4.73%
1960 10,830−3.57%
1970 11,186+0.32%
1975 10,597−1.08%
1980 11,768+2.12%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 11,786+0.02%
1995 12,316+0.83%
2000 13,558+2.08%
2007 14,892+1.30%
2010 17,136+5.24%
2015 18,392+1.36%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

School[edit]

  • Siargao National College of Science and Technology

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Surigao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Republic Act No. 4786, PhilippineLaw.info, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Surigao del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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