Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental

Don Marcelino, officially the Municipality of Don Marcelino (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Don Marcelino; Filipino: Bayan ng Don Marcelino), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 44,554 people.[3]

Don Marcelino
Municipality of Don Marcelino
Official seal of Don Marcelino
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Map of Davao Occidental with Don Marcelino highlighted
Map of Davao Occidental with Don Marcelino highlighted
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Don Marcelino is located in Philippines
Don Marcelino
Don Marcelino
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°16′N 125°40′E / 6.27°N 125.67°E / 6.27; 125.67Coordinates: 6°16′N 125°40′E / 6.27°N 125.67°E / 6.27; 125.67
Country Philippines
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Occidental
DistrictLone District
FoundedDecember 19, 1979
Named forMarcelino Maruya
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMichael A. Maruya
 • Vice MayorLeopoldo M. Cadulang
 • CongressmanLorna B. Bandigan
 • Electorate24,584 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total407.30 km2 (157.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total44,554
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Households
11,191
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence59.6% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱119,259,085.99 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8013
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)82
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesDavawenyo
Cebuano
Blaan language
Kalagan language
Tagalog

It was created through Batas Pambansa Bilang 147 on December 19, 1979, from the municipality of Malita.[5] It is named in honor of Marcelino Maruya, the first municipal mayor of Malita, appointed by President Manuel Quezon in 1936.

The municipality recently experience frequent tectonic earthquakes.[6][7][8][9][10] Television personality Franco Hernandez died at a drowning incident in Barangay North Lamidan on November 11, 2017.[11] Police report that strong wave hit their motorized boat causing him and his girlfriend to fall off.

BarangaysEdit

Don Marcelino is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Baluntaya
  • Calian
  • Dalupan
  • Kinanga (Poblacion)
  • Kiobog
  • Lanao
  • Lapuan
  • Lawa
  • Linadasan
  • Mabuhay
  • North Lamidan
  • Nueva Villa
  • South Lamidan
  • Talaguton
  • West Lamidan

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Don Marcelino
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 20,024—    
1990 27,100+3.07%
1995 29,968+1.90%
2000 33,403+2.35%
2007 35,166+0.71%
2010 41,942+6.62%
2015 44,554+1.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][12][13][14]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(87)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 38
(1.5)
29
(1.1)
37
(1.5)
45
(1.8)
102
(4.0)
166
(6.5)
179
(7.0)
176
(6.9)
157
(6.2)
133
(5.2)
86
(3.4)
46
(1.8)
1,194
(46.9)
Average rainy days 8.1 7.0 8.9 11.1 22.1 26.1 26.7 26.5 25.6 25.5 19.5 11.7 218.8
Source: Meteoblue [15]

Local governmentEdit

Municipal Officials 2016-2019:

  • Mayor: Michael A. Maruya
  • Vice Mayor: Leopoldo M. Cadulang*(January 23, 2018)
  • Councilors:
    • Annie Blangket Sumalinog
    • Danilo I. Omicas
    • Jaime P. Bansil
    • Renato S. Bautista
    • Elizabeth M. Maruya
    • Jorge D. Gildore
    • Neil P. Johnson
    • Joseph C. Betinol*(September 3, 2018)
    • Nico Azrejel B. Sasuman - MSKF Pres.*(July 1, 2018)
    • Stephen P. Johnson - Liga Pres*(July 27, 2018)
   *Date of Assumption

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Davao Occidental". 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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ http://laws.chanrobles.com/bataspambansa/1_bataspambansa.php?id=47
  6. ^ http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/08/17/51-magnitude-quake-hits-davao-occidental
  7. ^ http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/04/29/1695080/magnitude-7.2-quake-strikes-sarangani
  8. ^ http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/video/newstvlive/411282/magnitude-43-earthquake-naramdaman-sa-don-marcelino-davao-occidental/video/
  9. ^ http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/03/16/magnitude-53-earthquake-strikes-off-davao-occidental
  10. ^ https://www.rappler.com/nation/63284-july-14-earthquake-southern-mindanao
  11. ^ http://news.abs-cbn.com/entertainment/11/11/17/hashtags-member-dies-in-drowning-incident
  12. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  13. ^ 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.
  14. ^ "Province of Davao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  15. ^ "Don Marcelino: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 28 January 2020.

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