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Maragusan, officially the Municipality of Maragusan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 60,842 people.[3]

Maragusan
Municipality of Maragusan
Map of Compostela Valley with Maragusan highlighted
Map of Compostela Valley with Maragusan highlighted
Maragusan is located in Philippines
Maragusan
Maragusan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°30′N 126°00′E / 7.5°N 126°E / 7.5; 126Coordinates: 7°30′N 126°00′E / 7.5°N 126°E / 7.5; 126
Country Philippines
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
District1st District
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMaricel Colina-Venidiola (PDP-Laban)
 • Vice MayorCesar Colina Sr.(PDP-Laban)
 • Electorate34,677 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total394.27 km2 (152.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total60,842
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8808
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)87
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)178.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesDavawenyo
Cebuano
Kalagan language
Mansaka
Q12627319
Tagalog
Ata Manobo
Websitewww.maragusan.gov.ph

It is formerly named San Mariano.[4]

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BarangaysEdit

Maragusan is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Bagong Silang
  • Mapawa
  • Maragusan (Poblacion)
  • New Albay
  • Tupaz
  • Bahi
  • Cambagang
  • Coronobe
  • Katipunan
  • Lahi
  • Langgawisan
  • Mabugnao
  • Magcagong
  • Mahayahay
  • Mauswagon
  • New Katipunan
  • New Manay
  • New Panay
  • Paloc
  • Pamintaran
  • Parasanon
  • Talian
  • Tandik
  • Tigbao

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 20,220—    
1990 40,982+7.32%
1995 40,834−0.07%
2000 45,937+2.56%
2007 51,547+1.60%
2010 55,503+2.73%
2015 60,842+1.76%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Maragusan was 60,842 people,[3] with a density of 150 inhabitants per square kilometre or 390 inhabitants per square mile.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Compostela Valley". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Republic Act No. 6678, Arellano Law Foundation, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Compostela Valley". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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