Brief Profile

    FAST FACTS

    Tagline – NARANYAG! TANTANGAN

    • MANGO PRODUCTION CENTER
    (Provincial Competitive Advantage in the Region)
    • CERAMICS PRODUCTION CENTER

    Date of Creation : January 27, 1961 (EO 415)

    Land Area : 126.00 (Sq. Km.)
    Population : 43,245 (as of 2015 PSA Census)

    Number of Barangays : 13
    Number of Sitios : 109

    MAJOR PRODUCTS:
    Mango, Palay, Ceramics

    TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:
    Ceramics (Pottery) Center

    Festival:
    Kulitangtan – January 27

    Patronal Fiesta: May 1

    (Source: PPDO, PGO-ACTM, SP-Library)

    Tantangan existed as a municipality in 1961 and lies at the northern tip of South Cotabato which is 16 kilometers from Koronadal City and 14 kilometers from Tacurong City.
    The town is noted for its clay (white clay) which is suited for ceramic products, brick making, pottery, artworks and clay blocks for construction materials.
    It has high potential for rice and fruit trees production, agro- forestry, strawboard production and residential development.
    With favorable conditions and the able leadership of the past and present leaders, Tantangan is fast growing with its role as the cereal (grain) producer of the province of South Cotabato.
    It has a total land area that is permanently cultivated and planted with various crops. Seaconal crops produced are rice, corn and vegetables comprising 93.38% of the total area cultivated; while permanent crops are coconut, banana, coffee and mango contributing 6.62% of the total area cultivated.

    Municipal Officials

    HON. BENJAMIN V. FIGUEROA, JR.

    MUNICIPAL MAYOR

    TIMEE JOY TORRES- GONZALES

    MUNICIPAL VICE MAYOR

    Municipal Councilor

    • HON. DARLYN CACHERO
    • HON. ROSARIO BELO
    • HON. NELSON BUENDIA
    • HON. DOMINADOR, JR. LAZARO
    • HON. MARY GRACE VILORIA
    • HON. CHELSOR DEOCADEZ
    • HON. JUNE SENECA
    • HON. FRANCISCO, JR. CERBO

    Festival

    Kulitang tang
    January 27

    Taken from the word “Kulitangtangan” the ringing of a bell when there is a gaterhing, the municipality is known for its clay pots and ceramics made by local artisans and craftsmen.

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