Santa Monica, Surigao del Norte

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Santa Monica
Municipality of Santa Monica
Map of Surigao del Norte with Santa Monica highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Santa Monica highlighted
Santa Monica is located in Philippines
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°01′12″N 126°02′17″E / 10.02°N 126.038°E / 10.02; 126.038Coordinates: 10°01′12″N 126°02′17″E / 10.02°N 126.038°E / 10.02; 126.038
Country Philippines
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
District1st District
Barangays11 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorFernando Nogaliza Dolar
 • Electorate7,227 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total39.19 km2 (15.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total8,808
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8422
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)86
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)44.1 million  (2016)
Native languagesSurigaonon
Agusan language
Cebuano
Tagalog

Santa Monica, officially the Municipality of Santa Monica, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 8,808 people.[3]

It is also known as Sapao. Santa Monica is one of the two northernmost towns of Siargao Island. The other is the municipality of Burgos.

Barangays[edit]

Santa Monica is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Abad Santos
  • Alegria
  • Bailan
  • Garcia
  • Libertad
  • Mabini
  • Mabuhay (Poblacion)
  • Magsaysay
  • Rizal
  • T. Arlan (Poblacion)
  • Tangbo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Monica
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,462—    
1960 6,522+2.66%
1970 5,438−1.80%
1975 5,993+1.97%
1980 6,272+0.91%
1990 7,167+1.34%
1995 7,219+0.14%
2000 7,757+1.55%
2007 7,916+0.28%
2010 8,715+3.56%
2015 8,808+0.20%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Surigao del Norte". 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Surigao del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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