Sison, Surigao del Norte

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Sison
Municipality
Official seal of Sison
Seal
Map of Surigao del Norte with Sison highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Sison highlighted
Sison is located in Philippines
Sison
Sison
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°40′N 125°32′E / 9.667°N 125.533°E / 9.667; 125.533Coordinates: 09°40′N 125°32′E / 9.667°N 125.533°E / 9.667; 125.533
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
District 2nd district of Surigao del Norte
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leicister P. Fetalvero
 • Vice Mayor Clemente G. Lumpay
Area[2]
 • Total 54.70 km2 (21.12 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 13,155
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8404
Dialing code +63 (0)86
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 166722000
Electorate 9,707 voters as of 2016
Website www.sison.gov.ph

Sison is a fifth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,155 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Sison is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[2]

  • Biyabid
  • Gacepan
  • Ima
  • Lower Patag
  • Mabuhay
  • Mayag
  • Poblacion (San Pedro)
  • San Isidro
  • San Pablo
  • Tagbayani
  • Tinogpahan
  • Upper Patag

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sison
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 8,269 —    
1995 8,853 +1.29%
2000 10,046 +2.75%
2007 11,276 +1.61%
2010 11,377 +0.33%
2015 13,155 +2.80%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

The Surigaonon language is widely spoken, while Cebuano, Filipino and English are also used.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Surigao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 26 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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