Hagonoy, Davao del Sur

Hagonoy, officially the Municipality of Hagonoy (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Hagonoy; Tagalog: Bayan ng Hagonoy), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 56,919 people. [3]

Hagonoy
Municipality of Hagonoy
Municipal Hall
Municipal Hall
Official seal of Hagonoy
Map of Davao del Sur with Hagonoy highlighted
Map of Davao del Sur with Hagonoy highlighted
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Hagonoy is located in Philippines
Hagonoy
Hagonoy
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°41′N 125°18′E / 6.68°N 125.3°E / 6.68; 125.3Coordinates: 6°41′N 125°18′E / 6.68°N 125.3°E / 6.68; 125.3
CountryPhilippines
RegionDavao Region
ProvinceDavao del Sur
District Lone district
FoundedMarch 8, 1959
Barangays21 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorFranco M. Calida
 • Vice MayorVincent Alexes A. Paden
 • RepresentativeMercedes C. Cagas
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate35,371 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total114.28 km2 (44.12 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Highest elevation
133 m (436 ft)
Lowest elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total56,919
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • Households
12,996
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence14.13% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱185,158,073.43 (2020)
 • Assets₱252,801,087.28 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱162,156,181.46 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱71,480,681.89 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityDavao del Sur Electric Cooperative (DASURECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8006
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)82
Native languagesDavawenyo
Cebuano
Kalagan
Tagalog
Ata Manobo
Websitewww.hagonoy.gov.ph

HistoryEdit

Before its creation into a municipality, Hagonoy was a sitio of barrio Digos, municipality of Santa Cruz. Then, when the municipality of Padada was created on July 1, 1949, Hagonoy was annexed as one of its barrios. On May 28, 1953, by virtue of Executive Order No. 596 issued by President Elpidio V. Quirino, Hagonoy was separated from Padada and became a regular municipality.Then in early 1970's, batch of Cebuanos came from Danao City, particularly from Caputatan, among them Nathaniel Capuyan and Loselo Capuno Sr., who worked in the sugarcane plantations and settled in barangay Maliit Digos. And from then on plenty of others who came from Caputatan, Danao City followed, and eventually found a place in a land owned by Alejandro Almendras.

Republic Act No. 2094, which defined the boundaries of Hagonoy, referred to its territory as comprising the barrios of Kibuaya, Upper Sacub, Lower Sacub, Maliit-Digos, La Union, Malabang, Tulogan, Malinao, Guihing, Pawa, Hagonoy, Balutakay, Leling, and Sinayawan, and the sitios of Quezon and Polopolo.[5]

The first set of appointed municipal officials assumed office on July 5 of the same year. Since its creation into a municipality to date, two (2) appointed and seven (7) elected mayors guided the development and destiny of the town. The appointed mayors were Antonio Go Pace (Quirino Administration) and Ramon Sacedon (Magsaysay Administration). The first elected Mayor was Gonzalo S. Palamos Sr.. He served for one term (4 years). Then was elected Board Member of Davao Province (undivided) for two consecutive terms (8 years). Alfredo Salutillo then became mayor of Hagonoy for two consecutive terms Gonzalo S. Palamos Sr. was again elected mayor for his second term. Bartolome G. Hernandez Jr. (1 term and extended by the proclamation of martial law). Mayor Filomeno V. Surposa, was appointed as Officer-In-Charge under the Freedom Constitution after the famous EDSA Revolution and was elected into office during the election on January 17, 1988. Mayor Manuel M. Cabardo was elected in the 1992 elections but opted not to bid for reelection in 1995 which Mayor Filomeno V. Surposa was elected back to office. In the 1998 election, Jose M. Superales Sr. won over Ex-Mayor Filomeno V. Surposa. In the recently conducted election on May 14, 2007, Ret. Gen. Franco Magno Calida won over Jose M. Superales Sr. in a local election and assume office on June 30, 2007.

GeographyEdit

 
Hagonoy fields

The municipality of Hagonoy has a total land area of 114.28 square kilometers representing about three (3%) percent of the total land area of the province of Davao del Sur. Located on the north-eastern coastal end of the Padada Valley, Hagonoy lies on the belly of the seahorse-like shaped province. It is bounded on the north by Digos City, the provincial capital, Davao Gulf on the east, the municipality of Matanao on the west, the municipality of Kiblawan on the south-west and the municipality of Padada on the south. The seat of municipal government is located in Poblacion about 8 kilometers away from Digos City.

The boundaries of the municipality of Hagonoy, Province of Davao del Sur on the North, an imaginary line cutting the Digos-Malalag-Makar road at Km. 311, running due West from the shoreline of Davao Gulf up to imaginary north–south line with longitude 125° 14′ E., then due South along the line to its intersection with an imaginary line running due shoreline of Davao Gulf cutting Digos-Malalag-Makar Road at Km. 318.1 so that the territory of the said municipality shall include the barrios of Kibuaya, Upper Sacub, Lower Sacub, Maliit Digos, La Union, Malabang, Tologan, Malinao, Guihing, Pawa, Hagonoy, Balutakay and Sinayawan and the sitios of Quezon and “Polo-polo”.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Hagonoy, Davao del Sur
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) 59
(2.3)
46
(1.8)
41
(1.6)
54
(2.1)
105
(4.1)
159
(6.3)
179
(7.0)
197
(7.8)
162
(6.4)
147
(5.8)
102
(4.0)
65
(2.6)
1,316
(51.8)
Average rainy days 12.3 11.7 12.2 14.5 22.6 25.6 26.6 27.5 25.5 26.0 21.2 16.0 241.7
Source: Meteoblue [6]

BarangaysEdit

Hagonoy is politically subdivided into 21 barangays which are grouped into three (3) major districts; the western or upland barangays, central or rice-producing barangays, and the eastern or coastal barangays. Mainly an agricultural community, upland barangays are planted with corn, sugarcane, soybeans, cotton and coconuts. The central barangays are considered as the rice granary of the municipality and that of the province, being within the service coverage area of the Padada River Irrigation System. The eastern barangays are mostly cultivated into plantation crops such as coconuts, cacao, bananas, and lately mangoes as well as fishponds. In terms of land area, the biggest barangay is Hagonoy Crossing with 1,589 hectares while the smallest is Clib with only 151 hectares.

  • Aplaya
  • Balutakay
  • Clib
  • Guihing
  • Hagonoy Crossing
  • Kibuaya
  • La Union
  • Lanuro
  • Lapulabao
  • Leling
  • Mahayahay
  • Malabang Damsite
  • Maliit Digos
  • New Quezon
  • Paligue
  • Poblacion
  • Sacub
  • San Guillermo
  • San Isidro
  • Sinayawan
  • Tologan

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Hagonoy
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 20,434—    
1970 23,008+1.19%
1975 26,054+2.52%
1980 30,261+3.04%
1990 39,005+2.57%
1995 41,752+1.28%
2000 43,871+1.07%
2007 46,648+0.85%
2010 49,107+1.89%
2015 53,309+1.58%
2020 56,919+1.30%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[7][8][9][10]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Hagonoy | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Census of Population (2020). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  5. ^ "R.A. No. 2094, An Act Defining the Boundaries of the Municipality of Hagonoy, Province of Davao". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-20. Retrieved 2011-04-13.
  6. ^ "Hagonoy: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  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 del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  17. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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