Map of Sarangani with Malapatan highlighted
|Region||SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)|
|• Mayor||Alfonso M. Singcoy Sr.|
|• Total||609.28 km2 (235.24 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)83|
|Income class||1st municipal income class|
|Electorate||35,286 voters as of 2016|
|Languages||Cebuano, Filipino, English|
- Daan Suyan
- Lun Masla
- Lun Padidu
- Poblacion (Malapatan)
- Sapu Masla
- Sapu Padidu
- Upper Suyan
|Population census of Malapatan|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
The economy of Malapatan is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of copra (dried coconut meat). Animal husbandry is the second biggest income earner, notably cattle farming. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, eggs, beef, fish.
The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport.
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|General Santos / Sarangani Bay||Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental|
|Glan||Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental|