World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Baganga, Davao Oriental

Article Id: WHEBN0002154646
Reproduction Date:

Title: Baganga, Davao Oriental  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Davao Oriental, Caraga, Davao Oriental, Municipalities of Davao Oriental, Baganga Protected Landscape, Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental
Collection: Municipalities of Davao Oriental
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Baganga, Davao Oriental

Baganga
Municipality
Coordinates:
Country
Region Davao (Region XI)
Province
District 1st district of Davao Oriental
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Arturo C. Monday
 • Vice Mayor Ramona B. Olea
Area[2]
 • Total 945.50 km2 (365.06 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 53,426
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Income class 1st

Baganga is a first class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 53,426 people.[3]

Agriculture is its main economic strength, with coconut as the major crop, and others like abaca, root crops and fishery.

Contents

  • Barangays 1
    • Campawan 1.1
    • Dapnan 1.2
    • Kinablangan 1.3
    • Lucod 1.4
    • Mahan-ub 1.5
    • San Victor 1.6
    • Saoquigue 1.7
  • Demographics 2
    • Language 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Barangays

Baganga is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Baculin
  • Ban-ao
  • Batawan
  • Batiano
  • Binondo
  • Bobonao
  • Campawan
  • Central
  • Dapnan
  • Kinablangan
  • Lambajon
  • Lucod
  • Mahan-ub
  • Mikit
  • Salingcomot
  • San Isidro
  • San Victor
  • Saoquigue

Campawan

This barangay is home to a lot of waterfalls, and one of the major attraction of "Campawan" is the so-called "Curtain Falls".

Dapnan

Dapnan is home to many white-sand beaches in Baganga like the famous Agawon Beach. The major industry of this small barangay is the coconut industry.

The Barangay captain is Andy Alpas Monday.

Kinablangan

On October 18 Kinablanganion celebrate the Araw Ng Kinablangan (Day of Kinablangan) or the Niyogan Festival. The economic strength is agriculture and fishing.

Schools:

  • Kinablangan Elementary School
  • Dr. Beato C. Macayra National High School
  • POO Elementary School

Tourist spots:

  • Mainit Hot Spring
  • Punta(POO)

Lucod

It is subdivided into 9 puroks. In this barangay is lot of fish and coconut. Kalimasda festival (an acronym for kagang, liboo, manluhod and isda) is celebrated in this barangay. The counselors of Lucod are Robie Garcia, Dexter Dela Salde, Rr Razonable, Paeng Crave, William Crizaldo and the barangay Captain is Jesus Morales.

School:

  • Lucod Elementary School

Day Care Center:

  • Halfmoon Lane Day Care Center
  • Lucod Day Care Center

Mahan-ub

Mahan-ub is derived its name from the river "mahan-ub". This Barangay is located in a remote area, and subdivided into 12 puroks (Olin, Catabuanan II, Banahao, Pagsingitan, Abuyuan, Coog, Mercedez, R. C., Kaputian, Kasunugan, Kati-han II, Bisaya). The present Barangay Chairman is Roy Aguilon Nazareno. Their economic strength is agruculture, producing rice, coconut, abaca, and logs. They celebrate the annual fiesta every June 13 in honor of the patron San Antonio de Padua. They celebrate the Araw ng Mahan-ub every June 11 the Carabao Festival.

Schools:

  • R. C. Macayra Elementary School
  • Coog Elementary School

Tourist spots:

  • Katiquipan Falls

San Victor

San Victor is a small barangay located on San Victor Island. The major sources of income are subsistence farming and fishing. The barangay captain is Cerilo B. Pudpud.

School:

  • San Victor Elementary School

Saoquigue

Saoquigue is a remote barangay, subdivided into 8 purok's or wards. The present Barangay Chairman is Mr. Balug. The predominant source of income is agriculture (coconut) and fishing, with some shops and marketing businesses buying copra and charcoal from coconut shells.

School:

  • Saoquigue Elementary School

Demographics

Language

Baganga, as part of Davao Oriental, uses the Southern Kamayo dialect. The Southern Kamayo is quite different from the Kamayo language of Bislig, Surigao Del Sur. Southern Kamayo is also spoken in Southern Lingig, Surigao del Sur, in Cateel, Caraga and some parts of Davao Oriental. It is also related to Surigaonon and Butuanon.

Dialect variations are caused by mixed dialect communications between the Mandaya, Cebuano and other immigrants now living in the area. A prefix is added in most adjectives. Example: The word gamay in Cebuano (English: "small") is gamayay in Baganga. But you can't use the "ay" prefix often, like for instance the word dako (English; "big") is spoken as "bagas-AY" or "bagasay" instead of saying "dako-ay". dutayay (English: "very small")

See also

References

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: DAVAO ORIENTAL". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 

External links

  • Official Website
  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • Philippine Census Information
  • Local Governance Performance Management System
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.