Marihatag, Surigao del Sur

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Marihatag
Municipality
Municipality of Marihatag
Map of Surigao del Sur with Marihatag highlighted
Map of Surigao del Sur with Marihatag highlighted
Marihatag is located in Philippines
Marihatag
Marihatag
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°48′N 126°18′E / 8.8°N 126.3°E / 8.8; 126.3Coordinates: 8°48′N 126°18′E / 8.8°N 126.3°E / 8.8; 126.3
Country  Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Sur
District 1st district of Surigao del Sur
Barangays 12 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Raul T. Cubil
 • Electorate 11,637 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 312.50 km2 (120.66 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 18,518
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 8306
PSGC 166814000
IDD:area code +63 (0)86
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 95,826,705.30 (2016)
Native languages Surigaonon
Agusan language
Cebuano
Kamayo
Tagalog
Website www.marihatag.gov.ph

Marihatag, officially the Municipality of Marihatag, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,518 people.[3]

It was known as Oteiza until 1955.[4]

The municipality hosts the "Balik-Marihatag" Festival which literally means going back home to Marihatag.

Etymology[edit]

Its name is a concatenation of Maria Ihatag.

Barangays[edit]

Marihatag is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.

  • Alegria
  • Amontay
  • Antipolo
  • Arorogan
  • Bayan
  • Mahaba
  • Mararag
  • Poblacion
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • San Pedro
  • Sta Cruz

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Marihatag
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 12,391—    
1970 7,254−5.21%
1975 9,636+5.86%
1980 10,779+2.27%
1990 10,663−0.11%
1995 13,254+4.16%
2000 16,394+4.66%
2007 17,622+1.00%
2010 17,926+0.62%
2015 18,518+0.62%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

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 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. ^ Republic Act No. 1261, 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 Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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