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Lingig, officially the Municipality of Lingig, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 31,485 people.[3]

Lingig
Municipality of Lingig
Tagpupuran Blue Waters Resort
Tagpupuran Blue Waters Resort
Map of Surigao del Sur with Lingig highlighted
Map of Surigao del Sur with Lingig highlighted
Lingig is located in Philippines
Lingig
Lingig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°02′17″N 126°24′46″E / 8.038053°N 126.412664°E / 8.038053; 126.412664Coordinates: 8°02′17″N 126°24′46″E / 8.038053°N 126.412664°E / 8.038053; 126.412664
Country Philippines
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
District2nd District
Barangays18 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRoberto M. Luna, Jr.
 • Vice MayorElmer 'Boyet' P. Evangelio
 • CongressmanJohnny T. Pimentel
 • Electorate22,482 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total305.17 km2 (117.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total31,485
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8312
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)86
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)108,967,339.77 (2016)
Native languagesSurigaonon
Agusan language
Cebuano
Kamayo
Tagalog
Websitewww.lgulingig.webs.com

The municipality is around one and a half hours away from Barangay Mangagoy, Bislig City, by bus. It is a border town of Surigao del Sur with Davao Oriental.

BarangaysEdit

Lingig is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.

  • Anibongan
  • Barcelona
  • Bogak
  • Bongan
  • Handamayan
  • Mahayahay
  • Mandus
  • Mansa-ilao
  • Pagtila-an
  • Palo Alto
  • Poblacion
  • Rajah Cabungso-an
  • Sabang
  • Salvacion
  • San Roque
  • Tagpoporan (Tagpupuran)
  • Union
  • Valencia

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 730—    
1939 5,397+5.71%
1948 4,462−2.09%
1960 11,225+7.99%
1970 13,836+2.11%
1975 19,172+6.76%
1980 19,993+0.84%
1990 21,015+0.50%
1995 23,477+2.10%
2000 26,487+2.62%
2007 28,269+0.90%
2010 31,544+4.07%
2015 31,485−0.04%
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: Surigao del Sur". 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Surigao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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