Sarangani

From Wikipilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the municipality in Davao del Sur, see Sarangani, Davao del Sur.

Sarangani is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao. Its capital is Alabel and borders South Cotabato to the north and Davao del Sur to the east. To the south lies the Celebes Sea. The province is divided into two parts, separated by the Sarangani Bay, and it used to be part of South Cotabato until it was made an independent province in 1992.

Province of Sarangani
Landmarks
[[Image:{{{landmarkfile}}}|250px]]
Seal
[[Image:Ph seal sarangani.png|250px]]
Location
[[Image:Ph locator map sarangani.png|250px]]
Government
Region SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Governor Miguel Rene A. Dominguez
Barangays 140
Physical characteristics
Area 2,980.0 km²
(47th largest)
Population
Total (2000) 410,622
(58th largest)
Density 138/km²
(23rd lowest)


Contents

People and culture

Economy

Geography

Political

Sarangani is subdivided into 7 municipalities grouped into two parts, separated by the Sarangani Bay. The western part consists of Kiamba, Maasim, and Maitum, while the eastern part is composed of Alabel, Glan, Malapatan, and Malungon.

Municipalities

Physical

History

Created by Repulic Act No. 7228 on March 16, 1992

External links

Flag of the Philippines.png Philippines
Capital Manila | National Capital Region
Provinces Abra | Agusan del Norte | Agusan del Sur | Aklan | Albay | Antique | Apayao | Aurora | Basilan | Bataan | Batanes | Batangas | Benguet | Biliran | Bohol | Bukidnon | Bulacan | Cagayan | Camarines Norte | Camarines Sur | Camiguin | Capiz | Catanduanes | Cavite | Cebu | Compostela Valley | Cotabato | Davao del Norte | Davao del Sur | Davao Oriental | Dinagat Islands | Eastern Samar | Guimaras | Ifugao | Ilocos Norte | Ilocos Sur | Iloilo | Isabela | Kalinga | La Union | Laguna | Lanao del Norte | Lanao del Sur | Leyte | Maguindanao | Marinduque | Masbate | Misamis Occidental | Misamis Oriental | Mountain Province | Negros Occidental | Negros Oriental | Northern Samar | Nueva Ecija | Nueva Vizcaya | Occidental Mindoro | Oriental Mindoro | Palawan | Pampanga | Pangasinan | Quezon | Quirino | Rizal | Romblon | Samar | Sarangani | Shariff Kabunsuan | Siquijor | Sorsogon | South Cotabato | Southern Leyte | Sultan Kudarat | Sulu | Surigao del Norte | Surigao del Sur | Tarlac | Tawi-Tawi | Zambales | Zamboanga del Norte | Zamboanga del Sur | Zamboanga Sibugay
Other subdivisions Island groups | Regions | Cities | Municipalities | Barangays | Legislative districts
Territorial
disputes
Sabah | Scarborough Shoal | Spratly Islands

Original Source

Smallwikipedialogo.png This page was adapted from the English Wikipedia. The original article was at Saranggani. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Wikipedia, WikiPilipinas also allows reuse of content made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike. See full WikiMedia Terms of Use.