Tuesday 27 June 2017 11:31:21 PHT

Danao

Danao was once the birthplace of the famed Boholano leader, Francisco Dagohoy, it was the place where he established his independent government and it also became a concentration camp for World War II prisoners during the Japanese occupation. It used to be a barrio of Talibon but it turned into a municipality by an Executive Order issued on March 16, 1961 by then Pres. Carlos P. Garcia. It was inaugurated as an independent municipality in July 9, 1961.

Danao at a glance
Population (2015): 17890
Population (2010): 17952
Population (2000): 17265
Number of households (2000): 2958
Land area: 9786 ha
Number of barangays: 17
Distance from Tagbilaran: 92 km

BarangayPopulation (2000)Households (2000)Population (2010)Population (2015)
Cabatuan158625513531428
Cantubod93117010471061
Carbon588105513384
Concepcion146626716231566
Dagohoy776131685659
Hibale885159856843
Magtangtang127520214221256
Nahud756129855966
Poblacion303151232963434
Remedios102918112201288
San Carlos111620112361170
San Miguel42275499559
Santa Fe48995526567
Santo Niņo728114748719
Tabok11871971060946
Taming773123863932
Villa Anunciado22742150112

(Based on figures from the census of 2000, 2010, and 2015 from PSA)