Sarangani, Davao Occidental

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Sarangani
Municipality
Nickname(s): The Paradise of the South;
Southern Island of the Philippines;
Gateway to Southern Philippines;
Hot Springs Capital of Davao Occidental
Motto: " Sarangani Bayan Natin, Sarangani Paraiso Natin! "
Map of Davao Occidental with Sarangani highlighted
Map of Davao Occidental with Sarangani highlighted
Sarangani is located in Philippines
Sarangani
Sarangani
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°24′N 125°28′E / 5.400°N 125.467°E / 5.400; 125.467Coordinates: 05°24′N 125°28′E / 5.400°N 125.467°E / 5.400; 125.467
Country Philippines
Region Davao Region (Region XI)
Province Davao Occidental
District Lone District of Davao Occidental
Founded 1980
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jerry T. Cawa
Area[2]
 • Total 97.72 km2 (37.73 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 24,039
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8015
IDD:area code +63 (0)82
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 118605000
Electorate 13,318 voters as of 2016
Website www.saranganidavsur.gov.ph

Sarangani is a 4th class municipality in the province of Davao Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,039 people.[3]

The municipality consists of 2 major islands (the eponymous Sarangani Island and Balut Island) and 1 minor islet (Olanivan Island), collectively called as the Sarangani Islands, located just south of Mindanao island in the Celebes Sea.

Barangays[edit]

Sarangani is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[2]

Balut Island

  • Batuganding
  • Konel
  • Lipol
  • Mabila (Poblacion)
  • Tinina
  • Gomtago
  • Tagen
  • Tucal

Sarangani Island

  • Patuco (Sarangani Norte) (includes Olanivan islet)
  • Laker (Sarangani Sur)
  • Camahual
  • Camalig

Demographics[edit]

Map of the Sarangani islands
Population census of Sarangani
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 11,960 —    
1990 15,003 +2.29%
1995 16,648 +1.97%
2000 18,391 +2.16%
2007 20,394 +1.44%
2010 23,290 +4.95%
2015 24,039 +0.60%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Local government[edit]

Municipal officials 2013-2016:[1]

  • Mayor: Virginia Cawa
  • Vice Mayor: Jerry Cawa
  • Councilors:
    • Alfredo Lora
    • Sergio Tablingon
    • Adelan de Arce
    • Jamere Ismael
    • Lorencio Angin
    • Windy Grace Gomez
    • Jovanie Amierol
    • Arturo Olarte, Jr.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Davao Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Davao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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