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Glan, Sarangani

Glan Sarangani
Full nameGlan
Native name langfil
Settlement typeMunicipality
DistrictLone district
MayorVictor James B. Yap
Total Area235.6 sq mi (610.30 km2)
Total Population102676 (2007)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC+8)
ZIP code9517
Income class1st class

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Glan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to 2007 census, it has a population of 102,676 people in 16,990 households.

Glan is located on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the north by Davao del Sur, and on the south by the Celebes Sea. It is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of copra. Aquaculture is the second biggest income earner, notably milkfish and shrimps culture. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, beef, and fish.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport. It has also benefited from its political role as the seat of the provincial government.

According to the last general elections, it has a total voting population of 44,197 voters.

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