Magsaysay, Davao del Sur

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Magsaysay
Municipality
Official seal of Magsaysay
Seal
Map of Davao del Sur with Magsaysay highlighted
Map of Davao del Sur with Magsaysay highlighted
Magsaysay is located in Philippines
Magsaysay
Magsaysay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°46′N 125°11′E / 6.767°N 125.183°E / 6.767; 125.183Coordinates: 06°46′N 125°11′E / 6.767°N 125.183°E / 6.767; 125.183
Country Philippines
Region Davao (Region XI)
Province Davao del Sur
District 1st district of Davao del Sur
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Arthur Davin
Area[2]
 • Total 268.09 km2 (103.51 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 53,876
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8004
IDD:area code +63 (0)82
Income class 3rd municipal income class
PSGC 112407000
Electorate 32,739 voters as of 2016
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/magsaysay-dds/

Magsaysay is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 53,876 people.[3]

As with much of the rural area of Davao del Sur, the predominant economic activity is based on rice farming.

Barangays[edit]

Magsaysay is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Bacungan
  • Balnate
  • Barayong
  • Blocon
  • Dalawinon
  • Dalumay
  • Glamang
  • Kanapulo
  • Kasuga
  • Lower Bala
  • Mabini
  • Malawanit
  • Malongon
  • New Ilocos
  • Poblacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Miguel
  • Tacul
  • Tagaytay
  • Upper Bala
  • Maibo
  • New Opon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Magsaysay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 30,920 —    
1975 28,531 −1.60%
1980 31,538 +2.02%
1990 38,531 +2.02%
1995 41,979 +1.62%
2000 43,172 +0.60%
2007 45,005 +0.58%
2010 49,141 +3.25%
2015 53,876 +1.77%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Local Media[edit]

  • Kastigador Balita Mindanao (Daily Newspaper)
  • 93.5 Mhz DXET Radyo Kastigo Magsaysay

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 Sur". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 7 May 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Province of Davao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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