Governor Generoso

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Governor Generoso ([hɛnɛˈɾoso]), officially the Municipality of Governor Generoso, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 55,109 people.[3]

Governor Generoso

Sigaboy
Municipality of Governor Generoso
Map of Davao Oriental with Governor Generoso highlighted
Map of Davao Oriental with Governor Generoso highlighted
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Governor Generoso is located in Philippines
Governor Generoso
Governor Generoso
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°39′N 126°04′E / 6.65°N 126.07°E / 6.65; 126.07Coordinates: 6°39′N 126°04′E / 6.65°N 126.07°E / 6.65; 126.07
Country Philippines
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
District2nd District
Named forSebastian T. Generoso
Barangays20
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorKatrina Joy H. Orencia
 • Vice MayorVicente D. Orencia
 • CongressmanJoel Mayo Z. Almario
 • Electorate36,010 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total365.75 km2 (141.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total55,109
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
 • Households
12,448
Economy
 • Income class2nd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence34.42% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)148,510,382.31 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8210
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)87
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesDavawenyo
Surigaonon
Cebuano
Sarangani language
Sangirese
Tagalog
Websitewww.govgen.gov.ph

It is formerly known as Sigaboy.

The municipality is named after Sebastian T. Generoso, a former governor of Davao Province.[5][6][7]

Miangas, Indonesia (also known as Isla de las Palmas) is located directly southeast of this municipality.[citation needed]

BarangaysEdit

Generoso is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Anitap
  • Crispin Dela Cruz
  • Don Aurelio Chicote
  • Lavigan
  • Luzon
  • Magdug
  • Manuel Roxas
  • Montserrat
  • Nangan
  • Oregon
  • Poblacion (Sigaboy)
  • Pundaguitan
  • Sergio Osmeña
  • Surop
  • Tagabebe
  • Tamban
  • Tandang Sora
  • Tibanban
  • Tiblawan
  • Upper Tibanban

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 6,625—    
1939 5,254−1.10%
1948 6,449+2.30%
1960 21,651+10.62%
1970 28,329+2.72%
1975 32,795+2.98%
1980 34,803+1.20%
1990 39,857+1.37%
1995 41,433+0.73%
2000 42,705+0.65%
2007 46,745+1.25%
2010 50,372+2.76%
2015 55,109+1.73%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][8][9][10]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 168
(6.6)
141
(5.6)
143
(5.6)
141
(5.6)
216
(8.5)
235
(9.3)
183
(7.2)
169
(6.7)
143
(5.6)
176
(6.9)
226
(8.9)
168
(6.6)
2,109
(83.1)
Average rainy days 22.1 18.5 21.7 22.5 27.8 28.1 27.4 26.6 24.7 26.3 26.5 24.9 297.1
Source: Meteoblue [11]

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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ Sibucao, Bernice (August 29, 2014). "A snorkeler's gem, Governor Generoso: A 'Biyahe ni Drew' itinerary". GMA News. Archived from the original on January 15, 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  6. ^ Figueroa, Antonio V. (March 18, 2016). "The governors who ruled undivided Davao (1915–67)". Edge Davao. Archived from the original on 21 January 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Genoguin: 68th Araw ng Gov Generoso". Superbalita Davao (in Cebuano). SunStar Philippines. 1 August 2016. Archived from the original on 21 January 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  8. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ "Province of Davao Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Governor Generoso: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 18 November 2019.

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