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REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Sarangani
Region: SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Capital: Alabel
Founded: March 10, 1917
Population:
2000 census—410,622 (58th largest)
Density—138 per km² (23rd lowest)
Area: 2,980.0 km² (47th largest)
Languages: Cebuano, Tagalog
Governor: Miguel Rene A. Dominguez / vice governor= Steve Chiongbian Solon (2007-2010)

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. Image File history File links Ph_seal_sarangani. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... SoCCSKSarGen is a region of the Philippines, located in central Mindanao, and is officially designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the regions four provinces and one of its cities: South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City. ... Alabel is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ... Type Lower house Houses House of Representatives House Speaker Jose De Venecia, Jr. ... This article is about the Bisaya peoples of the Philippines. ... Tagalog can mean: The Tagalog language, the most widely-spoken of the Philippine languages. ... Image File history File links Ph_locator_map_sarangani. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... SoCCSKSarGen is a region of the Philippines, located in central Mindanao, and is officially designated as Region XII. The name is an acronym that stands for the regions four provinces and one of its cities: South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... Mindanao is the second largest and easternmost island in the Philippines. ... Alabel is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... South Cotabato is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao. ... Davao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. ... Celebes Sea on its northern border. ... Sarangani Bay is a bay located in the Philippines. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

Contents

Government

Elected Officials 2007-present

    • 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

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. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... Sarangani Bay is a bay located in the Philippines. ... Kiamba is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Maasim is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Mindanao, Philippines. ... Maitum is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Alabel is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Glan is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Malapatan is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Malungon is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ...


Municipalities

Alabel is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Glan is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Kiamba is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Maasim is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Mindanao, Philippines. ... Maitum is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Malapatan is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Malungon is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ...

Physical

History

Before its inception in 1992, Sarangani was part of South Cotabato and held its title as the Lone Third District of South Cotabato. Created by Repulic Act No. 7228 on March 16, 1992 it was one of the newest districts of the time penned by the late Congressman, James L. Chiongbian. His wife, Priscilla L. Chiongbian is the retired Governor of Sarangani. Republic Acts are laws in the Philippines, created by the Congress and signed by the president. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...


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Coordinates: 5°52′N, 125°17′E Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Government Website Human rights Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipyo, in Tagalog) is a local... Alabel is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Glan is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Kiamba is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Maasim is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Mindanao, Philippines. ... Maitum is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Malapatan is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... Malungon is a municipality located in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. ... 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