Cateel

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Cateel
Municipality of Cateel
St. James the Apostle Parish Church of Cateel. Shown is the church just after the town was hit hard by the Typhoon Bopha of December 2012.
St. James the Apostle Parish Church of Cateel. Shown is the church just after the town was hit hard by the Typhoon Bopha of December 2012.
Map of Davao Oriental with Cateel highlighted
Map of Davao Oriental with Cateel highlighted
Cateel is located in Philippines
Cateel
Cateel
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°47′N 126°27′E / 7.78°N 126.45°E / 7.78; 126.45Coordinates: 7°47′N 126°27′E / 7.78°N 126.45°E / 7.78; 126.45
Country Philippines
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental[*]
District1st District
FoundedOctober 29, 1903
Barangays16 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorErlinda C. Nuñez
 • Vice MayorCamilo T. Nuñez
 • CongressmanCorazon N. Malanyaon
 • Electorate27,964 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total545.56 km2 (210.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total40,704
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class2nd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence30.61% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)137.6 million  (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8205
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)87
Websitewww.cateel.gov.ph

Cateel, officially the Municipality of Cateel, is a 2nd class municipality (or town) in the province of Davao Oriental[*], Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 40,704 people.[3]

Barangays[change | change source]

In governmental administration, Cateel is divided into 16 divisions called barangays.

  • Abihod
  • Alegria
  • Aliwagwag
  • Aragon
  • Baybay
  • Maglahus
  • Mainit
  • Malibago
  • San Alfonso
  • San Antonio
  • San Miguel
  • San Rafael
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Filomena
  • Taytayan
  • Poblacion

References[change | change source]

  1. "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. "Province: Davao Oriental". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Census of Population (2015). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.