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Del Carmen, officially the Municipality of Del Carmen, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,392 people.[3]

Del Carmen
Municipality of Del Carmen
Del Carmen welcome sign
Del Carmen welcome sign
Map of Surigao del Norte with Del Carmen highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Del Carmen highlighted
Del Carmen is located in Philippines
Del Carmen
Del Carmen
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°52′08″N 125°58′12″E / 9.869°N 125.97°E / 9.869; 125.97Coordinates: 9°52′08″N 125°58′12″E / 9.869°N 125.97°E / 9.869; 125.97
Country Philippines
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
District1st District
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAlfredo Matugas Coro II
 • Electorate10,485 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total151.68 km2 (58.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total18,392
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8418
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)86
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)69.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesSurigaonon
Agusan language
Cebuano
Tagalog
Websitewww.visitdelcarmen.com

The municipality was formerly called Numancia until 1966 when it was changed to its present name.[4]

It is located on Siargao Island and home to Sayak Airport, the island's main airport.

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BarangaysEdit

Del Carmen is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Antipolo
  • Bagakay (Alburo)
  • Bitoon
  • Cabugao
  • Cancohoy
  • Caub
  • Del Carmen (Poblacion)
  • Domoyog
  • Esperanza
  • Halian
  • Jamoyaon
  • Katipunan
  • Lobogon
  • Mabuhay
  • Mahayahay
  • Quezon
  • San Fernando
  • San Jose (Poblacion)
  • Sayak
  • Tuboran

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 3,435—    
1939 11,051+3.30%
1948 16,746+4.73%
1960 10,830−3.57%
1970 11,186+0.32%
1975 10,597−1.08%
1980 11,768+2.12%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 11,786+0.02%
1995 12,316+0.83%
2000 13,558+2.08%
2007 14,892+1.30%
2010 17,136+5.24%
2015 18,392+1.36%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ Republic Act No. 4786 Archived 2012-05-31 at the Wayback Machine, PhilippineLaw.info, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Surigao del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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