Malungon, Sarangani

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Malungon
Municipality
Map of Sarangani with Malungon highlighted
Map of Sarangani with Malungon highlighted
Malungon is located in Philippines
Malungon
Malungon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°16′N 125°17′E / 6.267°N 125.283°E / 6.267; 125.283Coordinates: 06°16′N 125°17′E / 6.267°N 125.283°E / 6.267; 125.283
Country Philippines
Region SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Province Sarangani
District Lone district
Barangays 31
Government[1]
 • Mayor Reynaldo F. Constantino
Area[2]
 • Total 750.92 km2 (289.93 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 103,604
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9503
IDD:area code +63 (0)83
Income class 1st municipal income class
PSGC 128007000
Electorate 63,707 voters as of 2016

Malungon is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 103,604 people.[3]

Malungon is a landlocked town at the north-eastern part of Sarangani. It is bounded on the west by Tupi, South Cotabato, on the north by the province of Davao del Sur, east by Malita, capital of the newly created province of Davao Occidental, on the south by Alabel (the provincial capital) and General Santos City, and on the south-west by Polomolok, South Cotabato.

Barangays[edit]

Malungon is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Alkikan
  • Ampon
  • Atlae
  • Banahaw
  • Banate
  • Blaan[4]
  • Datal Batong
  • Datal Bila
  • Datal Tampal
  • J.P. Laurel
  • Kawayan
  • Kibala
  • Kiblat
  • Kinabalan
  • Lower Mainit
  • Lutay
  • Malabod
  • Malalag Cogon
  • Malandag
  • Malungon Gamay
  • Nagpan
  • Panamin
  • Poblacion
  • San Juan
  • San Miguel
  • San Roque
  • Talus
  • Tamban
  • Upper Biangan
  • Upper Lumabat
  • Upper Mainit

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Malungon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 57,641 —    
1995 92,433 +9.25%
2000 93,232 +0.18%
2007 95,993 +0.40%
2010 95,044 −0.36%
2015 103,604 +1.66%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Economy[edit]

Malungon's economy is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of dried coconut meat. Animal husbandry is the second biggest income earner, notably cattle farming. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, beef, marijuana Plantation (who wrote this) and 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: SARANGANI". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.kafyeblaan.com
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Sarangani". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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