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Written by Alicia M. Graciadas   
Tuesday, 26 April 2011
           The total land area of the province is recorded at 4,666.93 square kilometers (sq. km.) of which 32.80% or 1,530.97sq. km. are alienable and disposable; and 67.20% or 3,135.96sq. km. are forestland. The land area of the province represents 14.73% to the Region’s total land area of 31,692.74 sq. km., and 0.15% to the Philippines’ land area.
 
           Of the component municipalities of the province, Laak has the largest share of land area, followed by Monkayo, and New Bataan. Mawab, on the other hand, has the least share of land area in the whole province of Compostela Valley.


Land Area & Land Classification by Municipality

Compostela Valley Province, 2006

Municipality

Land Area (Sq. Km.)

Land Classification

(in Square Kilometers)


A & D

Forestland

Percentage   of A & D

Percentage of Forestland

Compostela Valley

4,666.93

1,530.97

3,135.96

32.80

67.20

1. Compostela

187.50

118.72

68.78

63.32

36.68

2. Laak

947.06

208.19

738.87

21.98

78.02

3. Mabini

412.25

78.92

333.33

19.14

80.86

4. Maco

244.40

81.05

163.35

33.16

66.84

5. Maragusan

394.29

117.66

276.63

29.84

70.16

6. Mawab

169.52

99.97

69.55

58.97

41.03

7. Monkayo

692.89

245.13

447.76

35.38

64.62

8. Montevista

265.00

113.25

151.75

42.74

57.26

9. Nabunturan

245.29

118.51

126.78

48.43

51.57

10. New Bataan

688.60

200.79

487.81

29.16

70.84

11. Pantukan

420.13

148.78

271.35

35.41

64.59

 

Source:     Provincial Environment & Natural Resources Office – DENR

Compostela Valley Province

 

 
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