Wednesday 27 August 2014 18:52:15 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 (2010): 17952
Population (2000): 17265
Number of households (2000): 2958
Land area: 9786 ha
Number of barangays: 17
Distance from Tagbilaran: 92 km

BarangayPopulation (2010)Population (2000)Households (2000)
Cabatuan13531586255
Cantubod1047931170
Carbon513588105
Concepcion16231466267
Dagohoy685776131
Hibale856885159
Magtangtang14221275202
Nahud855756129
Poblacion32963031512
Remedios12201029181
San Carlos12361116201
San Miguel49942275
Santa Fe52648995
Santo Niño748728114
Tabok10601187197
Taming863773123
Villa Anunciado15022742

(Based on figures from the census of 2000 and 2010 from NSO)