Area :20,189.0000 Has.
Population : 18,392 as of 2015 (Source: Philippine Statistics Authority)
The town of Del Carmen is one of the oldest settlements founded by the Spaniards in the cluster of islands in the Pacific Ocean east of Surigao del Norte known as Siargao.
Early records of missionaries dating to 1571, or barely 50 years after the discovery of the Philippines, refer to the place as Caolo (derived according to oral history from the word colo or Kolo which is the native name for bread fruit, thus, Caolo means land of bread fruits). Read more…
Presently, the Municipality of Del Carmen has 20 barangays and 23 sitios. Its Land area is 20, 189.0000 has. The town is located in the western part of Siargao Island with a distance of 33 nautical miles from Surigao City, the capital of the Province. The average elevation of the land is approximately 20 feet above sea level and irregular or hilly topography. Read more…
☎️ Municipal Hotline Number:
Office of the Mayor #: 0908 894 5609
Tourism Center #: 09128211756
PNP Hotline #: 09985555700
BFP Hotline #: 09317218777 / 09552148471
RMG Hotline #: 09216446554
Garbage Truck #: 09476893591
Government of the Philippines #: 8888
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Del Carmen, Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte, Philippines