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Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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List of Barangays in Koronadal City in South Cotabato Province, Philippines
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List of Municipalities in the South Cotabato province within REGION XII (Soccsksargen) in the Republic of The Philippines
Banga | Lake Sebu | Norala | Polomolok | Santo Niño | Surallah | Tampakan | Tantangan | T'boli | Tupi
Cities in the Province of South Cotabato: General Santos City (Dadiangas) | Koronadal City (Capital)
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Koronadal City,
South Cotabato Province, Philippines

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Location of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

The City is situated in the northeastern part of the province of south Cotabato lying between 6 degrees 24 minutes to 6 degrees and 34 minutes north and longitude 124 degrees and 47 minutes to 124 degrees and 58 minutes east. The city is bounded in the northwest by the municipality of Tangtangan, South Cotabato and the municipality of Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat in the northeast; on the southwest, by the municipality of Banga and on the southeast, by the municipality of Tupi and Tampakan, South Cotabato. The City is bounded by Roxas Mountain range on the southwest and Quezon Mountain range on the northeast. Roxas Mountain Range extends from as far as Barangay saravia on the southeast to Barangay Morales on the north, cutting through the Barangays of carpenter Hill, San Isidro, Sta. Cruz, Mambucal and the Poblacion. Quezon Mountain Range on the other side extends along the Barangays of San Jose, Mabini, Ezperanza, Cacub and Topland. The place is accessible by sea and air transport via General Santos City. The city is likewise accessible by land transportation from vaious points of Mindanao through the National Highways, with General Santos City on the southeastern part, Cotabato City on the northwestern part and Municipality of Mlang on the northern part as its main point on entry.

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History of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

The settlement of Koronadal and its creation as a municipality by virtue of Executive Order No. 82 dated August 18, 1947 was marked by a rapid initial development, so that when the province of South Cotabato was created under Republic Act No. 4849 on July 18, 1966, it easily became the capital town. In the past, the place was populated by B'laans and Maguindanaos. The word Koronadal is believed to have been derived from two B'laan words- koron or kolon meaning cogon grass and nadal or datal meaning plain which optly described the place to the natives. On the other hand, Marbel, which is another name for the poblacion, is a B'laan term "Marb-El" which means "murky waters" (it is possible that name was first used to) referring to a river, now called Marbel River.

Koronadal used to comprise the area extending from the banks of Buluan Lake to the north to Barangay Polonoling in the municipality of Tupi to the south from Quezon mountain range to the northeast to the municipality of T'Boli to the southeast. It was in August 18, 1947 when President Manuel Roxas signed the Executive Order creating the municipalities in the entire province of South Cotabato, one of which was Koronadal. The same executive order likewise mandated the official function of the municipal government which began after the qualification and election of the first set of municipal officials. Elected were Datu Kudanding Kamsa, Municipal Mayor, Perfecto Sueno Sr., Vice Mayor; Councilors: Porferio Cuenca, Felix Suscano, Alejandro Poticar, Gregorio Hechanova, Zacarias Cadule, and Dencio Sarate. The first Municipal Judge was Braulio Hurtado and the first Health Officer was Dr. Felimon de Jesus, Cornelio Mariveles became the Chief of Police and Godofredo Gazo, the Municipal Secretary.

The municipal government of Koronadal began its official function on January 1, 1948 with an approved Annual Estimated Budget of P30,000.00. The land area of the municipality by then was comparable with the Province of Bata-an embracing the present municipalities of Tampakan, Tupi, Banga, Lake Sebu, Surallah, T'Boli, Sto. Niño, Norala, and Isulan. Municipal Council Resolution No. 32, Series of 1948 mandated and proclaimed January 10 of each year as the Municipal Town Fiesta commemorating the foundation of Marbel Settlement District of the National Land Settlement. Koronadal was converted into a component city of South Cotabato now known as the City of Koronadal by virtue of Republic Act 8803 on October 8, 2000.

At present, Koronadal is a fast developing growth center composed of twenty seven (27) barangays including the four (4) zones in the poblacion. Being the capital town of South Cotabato, it is the center of the province in terms of political, cultural and socio-economic activities. Business firms and other establishments sprout in Koronadal. Identified also as the Provincial Agri-industrial Center of South Cotabato. Koronadal boasts of its favorable geographical location, rich human and natural resources, and potentials conducive for trade business and industry.

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People of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

Total Population of Koronadal City

Elected Government Officials of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected Government officials of Koronadal City for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Koronadal City: MIGUEL, PETER - LIBERAL PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Koronadal City: OGENA, BEBOT - NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
  • City Councillors of Koronadal City:
  1. DIDELES, ROSE (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 22198 7.31%
  2. ABRIS, EDWIN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 21047 6.93%
  3. LAPIDEZ, MARK (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 20445 6.73%
  4. HURTADO, JUNETTE (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 18980 6.25%
  5. JUMILLA, RENE (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 18575 6.12%
  6. BONA, REBECCA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 17242 5.68%
  7. OGOY, GREGORIO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 17071 5.62%
  8. PAGUNSAN, OSCAR (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 16399 5.40%
  9. ARAQUIL, ERLINDA INDEPENDENT 16086 5.30%
  10. CADELLINO, ANKOL (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 15134 4.98%

Elected Government officials of Koronadal City for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay Elected Officials of Koronadal City, South Cotabato

Businesses in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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  • Clinics and Hospitals
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses and Boarding
  • Pharmacies or Drug Stores
  • Repair Shops
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops and Resorts in Koronadal City
  • Salons and Barber Shops
  • Supermarket, wet market

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Real Estate for Sale in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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Schools in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.


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Economy of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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Jobs in Koronadal City

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Natural Resources of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

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We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

Sports News of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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Your Story about Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines

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Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

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