|Municipality of Dauin|
|Location of Dauin in the Negros Oriental province|
|Region :||Central Visayas|
|Province :||Negros Oriental|
|District:||3. District of Negros Oriental|
|Income class :||4. Income bracket|
May 1, 2000 census
August 1, 2015 census
|Coordinates :||9 ° 11 ′ N , 123 ° 16 ′ E|
|Postal code :||6217|
|Mayor :||Rodrigo A. Alanano|
|Geographical location in the Philippines|
Dauin is a Filipino municipality in the Negros Oriental Province . It has 27,786 inhabitants (August 1st 2015 census).
The municipality of Dauin borders on Bacong in the north and Zamboanguita in the south . In the west, a mountain range forms the border with Santa Catalina . Dauin is on the east coast of the island of Negros .
The municipality also includes the island of Apo , which is a popular place for scuba divers . Apo can be reached by boat from the mainland in around 30 minutes.
Dauin is politically divided into 23 barangays .