Tarragona, Davao Oriental

Tarragona, officially the Municipality of Tarragona (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Tarragona; Tagalog: Bayan ng Tarragona), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,225 people. [3]

Tarragona
Municipality of Tarragona
Map of Davao Oriental with Tarragona highlighted
Map of Davao Oriental with Tarragona highlighted
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Tarragona is located in Philippines
Tarragona
Tarragona
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°02′57″N 126°26′49″E / 7.0491°N 126.44708°E / 7.0491; 126.44708Coordinates: 7°02′57″N 126°26′49″E / 7.0491°N 126.44708°E / 7.0491; 126.44708
Country Philippines
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
District1st District
Named forTarragona, Spain
Barangays10 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorNestor L. Uy
 • Vice MayorEdelyn S. Bualan
 • CongressmanCorazon N. Malanyaon
 • Electorate18,998 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total300.76 km2 (116.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total26,225
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Households
5,632
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence34.92% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱97,951,887.73 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8201
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)87
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesDavawenyo
Surigaonon
Cebuano
Kalagan language
Kamayo
Tagalog
Websitewww.tarragona.gov.ph

BarangaysEdit

Tarragona is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.

  • Cabagayan
  • Central (Poblacion)
  • Dadong
  • Jovellar
  • Limot
  • Lucatan
  • Maganda
  • Ompao
  • Tomoaong
  • Tubaon

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Tarragona
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 9,468—    
1975 11,149+3.33%
1980 14,122+4.84%
1990 18,495+2.73%
1995 19,779+1.27%
2000 22,846+3.14%
2007 24,363+0.89%
2010 25,671+1.92%
2015 26,225+0.41%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Tarragona, Davao Oriental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 194
(7.6)
173
(6.8)
139
(5.5)
122
(4.8)
236
(9.3)
305
(12.0)
249
(9.8)
211
(8.3)
214
(8.4)
257
(10.1)
241
(9.5)
181
(7.1)
2,522
(99.2)
Average rainy days 21.0 18.4 18.7 20.0 26.5 28.1 27.7 27.1 25.7 27.3 25.6 22.1 288.2
Source: Meteoblue [8]

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. ^ 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 Davao Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Tarragona: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 18 November 2019.

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