Danao

MUNICIPALITY OF DANAO

This municipality 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.

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

Mayor : GONZAGA, NATIVIDAD REDULLA
Vice Mayor : GONZAGA, LOUIS THOMAS REDULLA
SB Members : VITOR, LIRIO ORAPA
: MELENCION, RODULFO BAUTISTA
: CORITICO, JOLEOS MAR
: SABIJON, FRANCIS NORMAN FILOTEO
: SUTER, PONCIANO AUXTERO
: GONZAGA, RUEN MELENCION
: CENABRE, ZENAS EVANGELISTA
: AUXTERO, TEODORICO DOROY
ABC President :
SK President :

Facts and Figures

Location : Central portion of the island Province of Bohol
Congressional District : 2nd District
Number of Barangays : 17 Barangays
Income Classification : 4th Class
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P 44,896,944.00
Total Municipal Land Area : 9,786 hectares
Timberland Area : 3,146 hectares
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) : 6,640 hectares
Soil Cover : Ubay Clay, Ubay Clay Loam, Batuan-Faraon Complex, Annam CLay
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Wahig-Inabanga
Population : 17,265 ( 2000 NSO Census )
: 17,716 ( 2007 NSO Census )
: 18,226 ( 2012 projected )
Average Population Growth Rate : .36% ( 2000-2007 NSO )
Total Number of Households : 3,174 ( 2007 Census )
Major Industries : Farming
Literacy Rate : 93%
Higher Education Institutions : None
Number of Secondary Schools : 4
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 10 Primary / 11 Elementary Schools
Language/Dialect : Boholano (Binisaya)
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : Roman Catholic
Main source of potable water : Groundwater
Water Supply : Level I – 1,312
: Level II – 732
: Level III – 1,416 HH
Estimated Groundwater Recharge : 77,285 cu.m./day
Water Demand for Irrigation : None
Average Day Demand : 21,056 cum/day (CY 2010)
: 2,281cum/day (CY 2030)
Energization Status (as of CY 2010) : 17 (100%) Barangay Energized 1,929 (60%) HH connection
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 3,761 HH (CY 2010)
Drainage and Sewerage System : None
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 4
Number of Hospital : None
Number of Municipal Health Center : 1
Number of Day Care Centers : 24
Carpable Areas : None
Total Road Length : 91.0499 kms
Total Number of Bridges : 4
Communication System : Cellsites: 1 – Globe, 1 – Smart, 1 Public Calling Office
Official Website : www.danaobohol.gov.ph