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Malapatan, Sarangani
Malapatan
Municipality of Malapatan
Map of Sarangani with Malapatan highlighted
Map of Sarangani with Malapatan highlighted
Malapatan is located in Philippines
Malapatan
Malapatan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°58?N 125°17?E / 5.97°N 125.28°E / 5.97; 125.28Coordinates: 5°58?N 125°17?E / 5.97°N 125.28°E / 5.97; 125.28
Country Philippines
RegionSoccsksargen
ProvinceSarangani
DistrictLone district
Barangays12 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 o Type
 o MayorSalway D. Sumbo Jr.
 o Vice MayorJean D. Delos Santos
 o CongressmanRogelio D. Pacquiao
 o Electorate42,447 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 o Total609.28 km2 (235.24 sq mi)
Elevation
14.9 m (48.9 ft)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 o Total76,914
 o Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
 o Households
15,831
Economy
 o Income class1st municipal income class
 o Poverty incidence60.88% (2015)[4]
 o Revenue (?)204,110,936.22 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9516
PSGC
+63 (0)83
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesCebuano
Tboli
Maguindanao language
Blaan language
Tagalog
Websitewww.malapatan.gov.ph

Malapatan, officially the Municipality of Malapatan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 76,914 people.[3]

Malapatan is bounded on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the east by Davao Occidental, on the north by Alabel, and on the south by Glan.

Barangays

Malapatan is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.

  • Daan Suyan
  • Kihan
  • Kinam
  • Libi
  • Lun Masla
  • Lun Padidu
  • Patag
  • Poblacion (Malapatan)
  • Sapu Masla
  • Sapu Padidu
  • Tuyan
  • Upper Suyan

Climate

Climate data for Malapatan, Sarangani
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 129
(5.1)
106
(4.2)
148
(5.8)
180
(7.1)
261
(10.3)
316
(12.4)
295
(11.6)
274
(10.8)
220
(8.7)
238
(9.4)
243
(9.6)
181
(7.1)
2,591
(102.1)
Average rainy days 17.4 16.2 19.5 22.8 27.6 27.9 26.5 25.7 24.0 26.6 27.2 23.5 284.9
Source: Meteoblue [5]

Demographics

Inhabited by Christians, Muslims as well the indigenous people of Sarangani. Malapatan is a great illustration of how different religious beliefs can harmoniously co-exist. It is also the home of the famous Blaan "dreamweavers" who craft sleeping mats using the designs they have dreamt about.

Economy

The economy of Malapatan is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of copra (dried coconut meat). Animal husbandry is the second biggest income earner, notably cattle farming. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, eggs, beef, fish.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport.

References

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sarangani". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "Malapatan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903-2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Sarangani". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 2016.

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