Marihatag, Surigao del Sur

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Marihatag
Municipality
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: 08°48′N 126°18′E / 8.800°N 126.300°E / 8.800; 126.300Coordinates: 08°48′N 126°18′E / 8.800°N 126.300°E / 8.800; 126.300
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Sur
District 1st district of Surigao del Sur
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Raul T. Cubil
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 PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8306
IDD:area code +63 (0)86
Income class 3rd municipal income class
PSGC 166814000
Electorate 11,637 voters as of 2016
Website www.marihatag.gov.ph

Marihatag (known as Oteiza until 1955[4])is a third class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,518 people.[3]

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.[2]

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

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Marihatag
Year Pop. ±% 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. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: SURIGAO DEL SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 2 June 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Surigao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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