Welcome to Del Carmen


Area :20,189.0000 Has.
Population : 18,392 as of 2015 (Source: Philippine Statistics Authority)

History

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…

The New Numancia Central Mall

The New Numancia Central Mall

Numancia Central Mall is an al-fresco type mall in the tourism square of Del Carmen. The 46 stalls will soon house a grocery, restaurants, pharmacy, boutiques, concept stores and a lot more. This new destination for guests and ...
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Del Carmen Gym

International Day of the Mangroves

International Day of the Mangroves Celebration Forum on Mangrove Forestry Resource Speaker: Dr. Jurgenne H. Primavera Chief Scientific Advisor for Mangroves London Zoological Society 07.25.17 | Del Carmen Convention Center Source: elwinlal ...
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Sugba Lagoon

Eco-Tourism Haven

Del Carmen is one of the most visited place on Siargao providing of its impressive beauty and natural scenery that composed of vast mangrove trees that is protecting wildlife animals, explore and amaze from its beautiful scenic view ...
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Mangroves Aerial View

Mangrove Aerial View

Is the largest protected area under the National Integrated Protected Area System Act due to mangrove forests of Siargao. It is the second largest in Mindanao Approximately 4,000 ha. of contiguous mangrove stand in Del Carmen. Out of ...
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GEOGRAPHY

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 #: 09479917188
RMG Hotline #: 09216446554
Garbage Truck #: 09476893591
Government of the Philippines #: 8888

🎵 Del Carmen Hymn:
Lungsod Na Pinayangga

😀 Del Carmen Chatroom:
Chatroom

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Del Carmen, Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte, Philippines

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