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Groups Category : Municipality

  • Municipality of San Isidro

    Municipality of San Isidro

    Created on: Saturday, 14 September 2013
    Little is known about the past and present of this municipality. Knowledgeable residents of the place like its municipal officials then were for some unknown reasons unable to provide the publicity committee with even a brief information on its history, its struggle for autonomy, its achievements and progress and its blueprints for development.Except for some bits of information gleaned from the office of the Governor then, not much can be...
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  • Municipality of Sta. Monica

    Municipality of Sta. Monica

    Created on: Sunday, 16 June 2013
    The Municipality of Sta. Monica formerly known as “Sapao”, is part of Siargao (“Sidargo”) Island, that belongs to Surigao which is part of the old territory that existed in Northern Mindanao called “Caraga”. The latter was named after the people called “Calagans”, believed to be of Visayan origin. They were the inhabitants of the Province of Surigao at that time. style="text-align:..."
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  • Municipality of Socorro

    Municipality of Socorro

    Created on: Sunday, 16 June 2013
    Municipality of Socorro - Community Group Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte, Philippines 
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  • Municipality of Burgos

    Municipality of Burgos

    Created on: Sunday, 16 June 2013
    Area : 1,904.5385 Ha Population : 3,851  HISTORICAL BACKGROUND On the northeastern portion of Siargao Island, facing the vast Pacific Ocean, lies the small town of Burgos. It has six barangays, namely, Poblacion 1, Poblacion 2, Bitaug, Matin-ao and San Mateo. The total land area is 1,904.5385 hectares...
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  • Municipality of Pilar

    Municipality of Pilar

    Created on: Friday, 14 June 2013
    Municipality of Pilar - Community Group Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte, Philippines    
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  • Municipality of General Luna

    Municipality of General Luna

    Created on: Friday, 14 June 2013
    Area : 59.98 sq. km. Population : 13, 385 as of 2007 (NSCB) HISTORY Many legends have been attached to the reason why this town had been known as Cabuntog in ancient times. Foremost is legend of huge bell in the local church that when it rings it can be heard as...
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  • Municipality of Del Carmen

    Municipality of Del Carmen

    Created on: Thursday, 13 June 2013
    Area :20,189.0000 Has. Population : 14,892 as of 2007 (NSCB) HISTORY The town of Del Carmen is one of the oldest settlements founded by the Spaniards in the cluster of islands in the Pacific Ocean east of Surigao del Norte known as Siargao. ...
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  • Municipality of Dapa

    Municipality of Dapa

    Created on: Thursday, 13 June 2013
     Population: 19,508 ESTIMATED POPULATION OF FOREIGNERS: 3 % The Municipality of Dapa lies south of Siargao Island. It is 36 nautical miles east of Surigao, the capital of Surigao del Norte. A few nautical miles of the town is the famous Philippine Deep. The early...
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  • Municipality of San Benito

    Municipality of San Benito

    Created on: Thursday, 13 June 2013
    It was said that during the Spanish Regime, a group of Jesuit  missionaries happened to be assigned at Sapao, now called the Municipality of Sta. Monica. They were fascinated with the vast array of blooming Talisay Trees in the...
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