San Agustin, Surigao del Sur

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San Agustin
Britania Island at the Lianga Bay in San Agustin
Britania Island at the Lianga Bay in San Agustin
Map of Surigao del Sur with San Agustin highlighted
Map of Surigao del Sur with San Agustin highlighted
San Agustin is located in Philippines
San Agustin
San Agustin
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°44′N 126°08′E / 8.733°N 126.133°E / 8.733; 126.133Coordinates: 08°44′N 126°08′E / 8.733°N 126.133°E / 8.733; 126.133
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Sur
District 1st district of Surigao del Sur
Barangays 13
 • Mayor Libertad Osorio Alameda
 • Total 277.28 km2 (107.06 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 20,655
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8305
Dialing code 86
Income class 4th
Languages Kamayo, Tandaganon, Mindanao Cebuano, Filipino, English

San Agustin is a fourth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,655 people.[3]

The town is famous for the Britania Group of Islands, a group of 24 islands with white sandbar beaches scattered across waters of the Lianga Bay, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.


San Agustin is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Britania
  • Buatong
  • Buhisan
  • Gata
  • Hornasan
  • Janipaan
  • Kauswagan
  • Oteiza
  • Poblacion
  • Pong-on
  • Pongtod
  • Salvacion
  • Sto. Niño


Population census of San Agustin
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,982 —    
1995 13,768 +2.64%
2000 14,845 +1.63%
2007 19,546 +3.87%
2010 20,655 +2.03%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


  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. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 

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