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This article is about the Philippine province. For other uses, see Sarangani (disambiguation).
Sarangani
Province
Official seal of Sarangani
Seal
Map of the Philippines with Sarangani highlighted
Map of the Philippines with Sarangani highlighted
Coordinates: 05°52′N 125°17′E / 5.867°N 125.283°E / 5.867; 125.283Coordinates: 05°52′N 125°17′E / 5.867°N 125.283°E / 5.867; 125.283
Country Philippines
Region SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Founded March 16, 1992
Capital Alabel
Government
 • Governor Steve C. Solon (UNA/PCM)
 • Vice Governor Jinkee J. Pacquiao (UNA/PCM)
Area[1]
 • Total 3,601.25 km2 (1,390.45 sq mi)
Area rank 37th out of 81
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 498,904
 • Rank 55th out of 81
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Density rank 57th out of 81
Divisions
 • Independent cities 0
 • Component cities 0
 • Municipalities 7
 • Barangays 141
 • Districts Lone district of Sarangani
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9501 to 9503; 9514 to 9517
Dialing code 83
ISO 3166 code PH-SAR
Spoken languages Cebuano, Tagalog, Hiligaynon, B'laan, Sangirese, Indonesian
Website www.sarangani.gov.ph

Sarangani is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Its capital is Alabel. With a 230 kilometres (140 mi) coastline along the Sarangani Bay and Celebes Sea, the province is at the southernmost tip of Mindanao Island, and borders South Cotabato and Davao del Sur to the north, and Davao Occidental to the east.

Sarangani is part of the South Cotabato-Sultan Kudarat-Sarangani-Gen. Santos City (SOCCSKSARGEN) development cluster, and is linked by paved roads to the international airport and harbor of Gen. Santos City.

The province is divided into two parts, separated by the Sarangani Bay and General Santos City, and it used to be part of South Cotabato until it was made an independent province in 1992.[3]

History[edit]

The island of Sarangani was named by Ruy López de Villalobos in 1543 as Antonia, in honor of Antonio de Mendoza y Pacheco who commissioned Villalobos expedition to the Philippines. The early inhabitants who first inhabited Sarangani were the indigenous natives, called "MunaTo," a native term for "first people."[4]

In 1942, the Japanese troops occupied Southern Cotabato (now Sarangani). In 1945, Filipino troops of the 6th, 10th, 101st and 102nd Infantry Division of the Philippine Commonwealth Army and 10th Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Constabulary entered and liberated in Southern Cotabato (now Sarangani) and fought against the Japanese Imperial Army forces during the Battle of Cotabato at the end of World War II under the Japanese Occupation.

Before its inception in 1992, Sarangani was part of South Cotabato as the Third District of South Cotabato. The province was created by Republic Act No. 7228 on March 16, 1992, penned by Congressman James L. Chiongbian. His wife, Priscilla L. Chiongbian, was the first Governor of Sarangani. They are known as the Father and Mother of Sarangani Province.

Subdivisions[edit]

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.

Municipality No. of
Barangays
Area
(km²)[5]
Population
(2010)[6]
Density
(per km²)
Class Income
Alabel
13 510.98 75,477 147.7 1st Class
Glan
31 610.30 106,518 174.5 1st Class
Kiamba
19 328.68 54871 166.9 1st Class
Maasim
16 500.43 52,933 105.8 1st Class
Maitum
19 290.66 41,675 143.4 2nd Class
Malapatan
12 609.28 72,386 118.8 1st Class
Malungon
31 750.92 95,044 126.6 1st Class

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sarangani
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 283,141 —    
1995 367,006 +4.98%
2000 410,622 +2.44%
2007 475,514 +2.04%
2010 498,904 +1.76%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

Economy[edit]

Coconut, corn, rice, banana, mango, durian, rubber, and sugarcane are just some of the major crops now being planted by the Sarangans. Other possibilities lie in a wide range of commercial choices: industrial plantations (mango, abaca, coffee, rubber, and rattan), agro-forestry (high-value crops), light manufacturing and processing facilities, real estate and housing, tourism, beach resorts, hotels and restaurants, recreational facilities, port zone development, milling plants, fruit production, processing of canned fruits and vegetables, production of ornamental plants, furniture, trading, telecommunications, mining, and aquaculture.

Sarangani’s favorable investment climate is manifested by the large plantations (mango, banana, pineapple, asparagus), cattle ranches, and commercial fishponds that have been operating in the area, some of which having existed as far back as 40 years.

Businesses locating in the province are assured of stable power and water supply. Electricity comes from the National Power Corporation, and augmented by a 50 mW power plant in Alabel, the province’s capital. Water is provided for by sustainable spring development projects.

Government[edit]

Provincial Capitol, Sarangani Province

Elected Officials 2013-2016:

Elected Officials 2010-2013:

Elected Officials from 2007-2010:

  • Rep. Erwin Chiongbian
  • Gov. Miguel Dominguez
  • Vice Gov. Steve Solon

Elected Officials 2004-2007:

  • Rep. Erwin Chiongbian
  • Gov. Miguel Dominguez
  • Vice Gov. Bridget Chiongbian-Huang

Congressional District[edit]

Congressional Districts of Sarangani
District City Municipality Population (2010)
Lone District None Alabel, Glan, Kiamba, Maasim, Maitum, Malapatan, Malungon 498,904

Tourist attractions[edit]

Sarangani celebrates its foundation anniversary every month of November, named as "MunaTo Festival."

The famous Maitum white water tubing is also located in Sarangani, 1.6 km. of wild water tube ride in Pangi River at barangay New La Union, Maitum Sarangani Province. Pangi River was 2nd Runner Up in 2003's national search for the cleanest river in the Philippines. Here you can also enjoy day-trekking or horseback riding and commune with nature along the way.

Its landmark "Isla Parilla" resort is now an "AA" world-class resort, built within a man-made island.[7][8]

Sarangani also has, as treasure, its ancient burial jars, discovered by archaeologists from the National Museum in Ayub Cave, Maitum, in 1991 and in 2008, at Sagel Cave, Maitum (now declared by National Historical Institute as a national historical sites). Amid Mindanao's armed conflicts, artifacts found thereat prove settlements of pre-historic civilization in Maitum.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities". 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  3. ^ gmanews.tv, Born to be Wild: Sarangani, 06/12/2008.
  4. ^ balita.ph/2008, Man-made island resort now a Sarangani landmark
  5. ^ "Province: SARANGANI". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b pia.gov.ph, Island resort now Sarangani landmark
  8. ^ a b balita.ph/2008/11, Sarangani gears for foundation anniversary festival

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