Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

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Hinatuan
Municipality of Hinatuan
Official seal of Hinatuan
Seal
Map of Surigao del Sur with Hinatuan highlighted
Map of Surigao del Sur with Hinatuan highlighted
Hinatuan is located in Philippines
Hinatuan
Hinatuan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°22′N 126°20′E / 8.37°N 126.33°E / 8.37; 126.33Coordinates: 8°22′N 126°20′E / 8.37°N 126.33°E / 8.37; 126.33
Country Philippines
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
District2nd District
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorShem "Titing" G. Garay
 • Vice MayorCandelario Viola, Jr.
 • Electorate25,813 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total299.10 km2 (115.48 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total39,842
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8310
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)86
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)143,891,122.13 (2016)
Native languagesSurigaonon
Agusan language
Cebuano
Tagalog
Websitehinatuan.gov.ph

Hinatuan is a second class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 39,842 people.[3]

Hinatuan is approximately 44 kilometers (27 miles) north of Bislig, a component city in the same province.

Barangays[edit]

Hinatuan is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.

  • Baculin
  • Bigaan
  • Cambatong
  • Campa
  • Dugmanon
  • Harip
  • La Casa (Poblacion)
  • Loyola
  • Maligaya
  • Pagtigui-an (Bitoon)
  • Pocto
  • Port Lamon
  • Roxas
  • San Juan
  • Sasa
  • Tagasaka
  • Tagbobonga
  • Talisay
  • Tarusan
  • Tidman
  • Tiwi
  • Zone I Benigno Aquino (Poblacion)
  • Zone II Sto. Niño (Poblacion)
  • Zone III Maharlika (Poblacion)

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (1981–2010, extremes 1950–2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.4
(93.9)
33.3
(91.9)
33.5
(92.3)
36.1
(97.0)
36.0
(96.8)
36.2
(97.2)
36.0
(96.8)
37.0
(98.6)
36.6
(97.9)
36.0
(96.8)
36.0
(96.8)
34.7
(94.5)
37.0
(98.6)
Average high °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
30.1
(86.2)
30.8
(87.4)
31.9
(89.4)
32.5
(90.5)
32.5
(90.5)
32.6
(90.7)
33.0
(91.4)
32.9
(91.2)
32.5
(90.5)
31.5
(88.7)
30.5
(86.9)
31.7
(89.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.4
(79.5)
26.5
(79.7)
27.0
(80.6)
27.8
(82.0)
28.4
(83.1)
28.2
(82.8)
28.2
(82.8)
28.4
(83.1)
28.2
(82.8)
28.1
(82.6)
27.5
(81.5)
26.9
(80.4)
27.6
(81.7)
Average low °C (°F) 23.0
(73.4)
23.0
(73.4)
23.2
(73.8)
23.7
(74.7)
24.2
(75.6)
24.0
(75.2)
23.8
(74.8)
23.9
(75.0)
23.6
(74.5)
23.6
(74.5)
23.5
(74.3)
23.3
(73.9)
23.6
(74.5)
Record low °C (°F) 17.2
(63.0)
18.1
(64.6)
18.2
(64.8)
18.4
(65.1)
20.3
(68.5)
20.2
(68.4)
19.0
(66.2)
19.0
(66.2)
19.1
(66.4)
19.9
(67.8)
19.0
(66.2)
18.8
(65.8)
17.2
(63.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 776.3
(30.56)
547.6
(21.56)
448.3
(17.65)
318.7
(12.55)
252.9
(9.96)
258.1
(10.16)
218.9
(8.62)
186.7
(7.35)
206.5
(8.13)
270.9
(10.67)
424.9
(16.73)
555.1
(21.85)
4,464.9
(175.78)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 25 22 23 19 18 17 16 13 15 17 20 23 228
Average relative humidity (%) 88 87 86 84 84 85 83 82 82 84 86 88 85
Source: PAGASA[4][5]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hinatuan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 5,570—    
1918 13,465+6.06%
1939 14,722+0.43%
1948 12,395−1.89%
1960 21,841+4.83%
1970 22,578+0.33%
1975 24,073+1.29%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 27,972+3.05%
1990 33,307+1.76%
1995 34,602+0.72%
2000 36,170+0.95%
2007 37,368+0.45%
2010 38,731+1.31%
2015 39,842+0.54%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

Attractions[edit]

Hinatuan Enchanted River

Clear blue waters of the underground river in Brgy. Talisay, Hinatuan, popularly called as the "Hinatuan Enchanted River" is a known attraction among tourists both locally and internationally.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Surigao del Sur". 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. ^ "Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur Climatological Normal Values". Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. Archived from the original on 14 October 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur Climatological Extremes". Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. Archived from the original on 14 October 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Surigao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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