San Benito, Surigao del Norte

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San Benito
Municipality
Map of Surigao del Norte with San Benito highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with San Benito highlighted
San Benito is located in Philippines
San Benito
San Benito
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°57′N 126°01′E / 9.950°N 126.017°E / 9.950; 126.017Coordinates: 09°57′N 126°01′E / 9.950°N 126.017°E / 9.950; 126.017
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
District 1st district of Surigao del Norte
Barangays 6
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rushford Pingal Dedumo
Area[2]
 • Total 45.63 km2 (17.62 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 5,404
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8423
Dialing code +63 (0)86
Income class 6th municipal income class
PSGC 166718000
Electorate 3,875 voters as of 2016
Website sanbenito.gov.ph

San Benito is a sixth class municipality on Siargao Island in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 5,404 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

San Benito is politically subdivided into 6 barangays.[2]

  • Bongdo
  • Maribojoc
  • Nuevo Campo
  • San Juan
  • Santa Cruz (Pob.)
  • Talisay (Pob.)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Benito
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 4,315 —    
1995 4,498 +0.78%
2000 4,750 +1.18%
2007 5,275 +1.46%
2010 5,505 +1.57%
2015 5,404 −0.35%
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 29 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Surigao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Caraga". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Caraga". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Caraga". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 

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