Caraga (Davao Oriental)
|Municipality of Caraga|
|Location of Caraga in the Davao Oriental province|
|Province :||Davao Oriental|
|Income class :||1st income bracket|
May 1, 2000 census
August 1, 2015 census
|Population density :||62.8 inhabitants per km²|
|Area :||642.89 km²|
|Postal code :||8203|
|Mayor :||William S. Duma-an|
|Geographical location in the Philippines|
Caraga is a metropolitan municipality in the Davao Oriental Province and is located on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines . It has 40,379 inhabitants (August 1, 2015 census) who live in 17 barangays . It belongs to the first income bracket of the communities in the Philippines, but is considered a more rural community.
The municipality of Caraga is located on the east coast of the island of Mindanao approx. 84 km north of the provincial capital Mati City , 254 east of Davao City and can be reached from there via the coastal road. The community covers an area of 642.89 km² and the terrain is very mountainous except for the coastal strip.
The metropolitan area is divided into 17 barangays.