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Boston, officially the Municipality of Boston, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,535 people.[3]

Boston
Municipality of Boston
Map of Davao Oriental with Boston highlighted
Map of Davao Oriental with Boston highlighted
Boston is located in Philippines
Boston
Boston
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°52′N 126°22′E / 7.87°N 126.37°E / 7.87; 126.37Coordinates: 7°52′N 126°22′E / 7.87°N 126.37°E / 7.87; 126.37
Country Philippines
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
District1st District
Barangays8 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRebecco Rosit Sr.
 • Electorate9,210 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total357.03 km2 (137.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total13,535
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8206
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)87
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)87.6 million  (2016)
Native languagesDavawenyo
Surigaonon
Cebuano
Kalagan language
Kamayo
Tagalog
Websitewww.boston.gov.ph

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BarangaysEdit

Boston is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.

  • Cabasagan
  • Caatihan
  • Cawayanan
  • Poblacion
  • San Jose
  • Sibajay
  • Carmen
  • Simulao

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 5,321—    
1975 6,111+2.82%
1980 9,660+9.59%
1990 9,917+0.26%
1995 10,424+0.94%
2000 10,266−0.33%
2007 11,176+1.18%
2010 12,670+4.67%
2015 13,535+1.27%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Davao Oriental". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Davao Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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