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        The municipality has a total land area of 32,581 hectares as per approved cadastral survey in December 13, 2007. But when projected in the GIS, it shows a land area of 32, 606.87.

 

List of Barangays and their Land Areas

Barangays

Area per Hectares

Area per KM

Anabel

3,150.98

31.50

Bekigan

5,9252.05

59.52

Belwang

7,694.45

76.94

Betwagan

3,609.75

36.10

Betwagan vs Anabel

62.70

0.63

Demang

1,020.49

10.20

Poblacion

1,494.47

14.94

Sacasacan

938.13

9.38

Saclit

1,984.19

19.84

Sadanga vs Barlig

1,750.78

17.51

Bontoc vs Sadanga

2,602.55

26.03

Sadanga vs Tinglayan

2,348.32

23.48

Grand Total

32,608.88

326.09

Source: Approved Cadastral Map

 

Component Barangays

        The Municipality has eight barangays namely Anabel, Bekigan, Belwang, Demang, Poblacion, Sacasacan and Saclit. They are divided into four sub- tribes based on proximity of the place and the language that they speak which is different in intonations from other sub tribes. Awangan subtribe comprises Bekigan and Belwang, Yuma-a comprises Demang, Problacion and Sacasacan, Mason-ay of Betwagan and Anabel and Walitan tribe of Saclit. These eight barangays were further classified into three based on topography. First are the upland barangays which generally includes Saclit, Belwang, Bekigan and Sacasacan. The middle land barangays comprises Demang and Poblacion while the riverside barangays covers Betwagan and Anabel. These two barangays are situated along the Chico River with generally lower elevation and hotter temperature compared to the other barangays. Anabel and Bekigan are the two smallest barangays in terms of population while Poblacion and Betwagan have the largest population. Belwang is the biggest in terms of area while Demang is the smallest.  

        Only barangay Poblacion barangay was considered urban based on definition of the HLURB CLUP manual while the seven other barangays are categorized as rural area.

 

Political Subdivision

 

BARANGAYS

BARANGAY LEVEL

SK LEVEL

No. of

Precincts

No. of Clustered Precincts

No. of Registered Voters

No. of SK Precinct

No. of Clustered Precincts

No. of Registered Voters

Anabel

3

1

472

3

2

230

Bekigan

2

1

326

2

1

155

Belwang

4

1

679

4

2

262

Betwagan

9

2

1,309

9

4

651

Demang

5

1

554

5

2

230

Poblacion

9

2

977

9

4

455

Sacasacan

4

1

431

4

2

194

Saclit

5

1

702

5

2

342

Total         

41

10

5,450

41

19

2,519

Source: Commission on Elections – Sadanga, October 2019