San Agustin, Surigao del Sur

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San Agustin
Municipality
Britania Islets at the Lianga Bay in San Agustin
Britania Islets 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
Government[1]
 • Mayor Libertad Osorio Alameda
Area[2]
 • Total 277.28 km2 (107.06 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 22,779
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8305
IDD:area code +63 (0)86
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 166815000
Electorate 11,351 voters as of 2016
Languages Tandaganon, Kamayo, Mindanao Cebuano, Filipino, English
Website www.sanagustin.info

San Agustin is a fourth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,779 people.[3]

The town is famous for the Britania Group of Islands (or simply Britania Islets), a group of 24 islands with white sandbar beaches scattered across waters of the Lianga Bay, overlooking the Philippine Sea.

Barangays[edit]

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

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

Demographics[edit]

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%
2015 22,779 +1.88%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

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. 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 

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