San Agustin, Surigao del Sur

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
San Agustin
Municipality of San Agustin
Britania Islets at the Lianga Bay in San Agustin
Britania Islets at the Lianga Bay in San Agustin
Nickname(s): 
Heart of Surigao del Sur
Map of Surigao del Sur with San Agustin highlighted
Map of Surigao del Sur with San Agustin highlighted
San Agustin is located in Philippines
San Agustin
San Agustin
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°44′N 126°08′E / 8.73°N 126.13°E / 8.73; 126.13Coordinates: 8°44′N 126°08′E / 8.73°N 126.13°E / 8.73; 126.13
Country  Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Sur
District 1st District
Barangays 13 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Libertad Osorio Alameda
 • Electorate 11,351 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total 277.28 km2 (107.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 22,779
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8305
PSGC
IDD:area code +63 (0)86
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 93.8 million  (2016)
Native languages Surigaonon
Agusan language
Cebuano
Kamayo
Tagalog
Website www.sanagustin.info

San Agustin, officially the Municipality of San Agustin, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,779 people.[3]

The town is famous for the Britania Group of Islands (or simply Britania Islets), a group of 24 islands with white sandbar beaches scattered across waters of the Lianga Bay, overlooking the Philippine Sea.

Barangays[edit]

San Agustin is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Britania
  • Buatong
  • Buhisan
  • Gata
  • Hornasan
  • Janipaan
  • Kauswagan
  • Oteiza
  • Poblacion
  • Pong-on
  • Pongtod
  • Salvacion
  • Sto. Niño

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Agustin
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 7,100 —    
1975 9,309 +5.58%
1980 10,024 +1.49%
1990 11,982 +1.80%
1995 13,768 +2.64%
2000 14,845 +1.63%
2007 19,546 +3.87%
2010 20,655 +2.03%
2015 22,779 +1.88%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  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.

External links[edit]