Trento, Agusan del Sur

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Trento
Municipality
Map of Agusan del Sur with Trento highlighted
Location within Agusan del Sur province
Trento is located in Philippines
Trento
Trento
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°03′N 126°04′E / 8.05°N 126.06°E / 8.05; 126.06Coordinates: 8°03′N 126°04′E / 8.05°N 126.06°E / 8.05; 126.06
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Agusan del Sur
District 2nd district of Agusan del Sur
Founded June 15, 1968
Barangays 16 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Johnmark C. Billanes
Area[2]
 • Total 555.7 km2 (214.6 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 51,565
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 30,392
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8505
IDD:area code +63 (0)85
Income class 1st municipal income class
PSGC 160312000
Electorate 30,392 voters as of 2016
Website www.trento.gov.ph

Trento, officially the Municipality of Trento (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Trento; Filipino: Bayan ng Trento), is a municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur in the Caraga (Region XIII) of the Philippines. The population was 51,565 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 30,392 registered voters.[4]

Trento was formerly a barrio of Bunawan called Bahayan (referring to a lead sinker at the base of a fishing net). On June 15, 1968, it became a separate municipality through Republic Act No. 5283.[5] The town’s name was derived from the Council of Trent.[6]

Geography[edit]

Trento is located at 8°03′N 126°04′E / 8.05°N 126.06°E / 8.05; 126.06.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 555.7 square kilometres (214.6 sq mi)[2] constituting 5.56% of the 9,989.52-square-kilometre- (3,856.98 sq mi) total area of Agusan del Sur.

Climate[edit]

Trento is classified as Type II climate which has no dry season but with pronounced maximum rain period occurring from December to January.[7]

Barangays[edit]

Trento is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[8]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[9]
160312001 Basa 4.6% 2,382 1,927 4.12%
160312014 Cebolin 2.1% 1,093 988 1.94%
160312002 Cuevas 4.4% 2,265 2,070 1.73%
160312003 Kapatungan 7.9% 4,091 3,947 0.68%
160312004 Langkila-an 4.3% 2,236 1,822 3.98%
160312015 Manat 7.3% 3,781 3,602 0.93%
160312005 New Visayas 1.8% 906 828 1.73%
160312016 Pangyan 1.1% 549 568 −0.65%
160312006 Poblacion 35.2% 18,139 16,880 1.38%
160312007 Pulang-lupa 6.5% 3,353 3,167 1.09%
160312008 Salvacion 5.0% 2,594 2,184 3.33%
160312009 San Ignacio 1.9% 959 781 3.99%
160312010 San Isidro 3.3% 1,713 1,760 −0.51%
160312011 San Roque 2.6% 1,348 1,214 2.01%
160312012 Santa Maria 8.8% 4,535 3,781 3.52%
160312013 Tudela 3.1% 1,621 1,674 −0.61%
Total 51,565 47,193 1.70%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Trento
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 31,313 —    
1995 35,706 +2.49%
2000 36,222 +0.31%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 46,247 +3.43%
2010 47,193 +0.74%
2015 51,565 +1.70%

In the 2015 census, Trento had a population of 51,565.[3] The population density was 93 inhabitants per square kilometre (240/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 30,392 registered voters.[4]

Economy[edit]

Its economy is dependent heavily on subsistence agriculture, wood products, and some mining.[12][full citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Caraga". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Republic Act No. 5283 - An Act Creating the Municipality of Trento, Province of Agusan". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 15 June 1968. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Profile". Municipality of Trento. Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Municipality of Trento". Province of Agusan del Sur. Provincial Information Management Office (PIMO). Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Municipal: Trento, Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Caraga". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  10. ^ "Province of Agusan del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ "www.trento.agusandelsur.gov.ph". MUNICIPALITY OF TRENTO. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNIT. 

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