Dagami is a third class municipality in the Province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census of population, the town has 31,490 inhabitants with a density of 188 persons per square kilometer. Waray-Waray is the local dialect spoken by the residents called Dagamin-on.
It is classified as a third class municipality and mere dependent on agriculture such as coconut, rice and ...
corn farming. The employment rate is 63% of the total population workforce in the municipality. Its total land area of 161.5 square kilometers, equivalent to 16,165 hectares. More than half of its plains on the eastern side is cultivated for rice and corn farming while the western side is planted with coconut with the westernmost area as forestland. Coconut is a major source of income form tuba and copra - the raw material for production of coconut oil.
The town of Dagami is famous for its local delicacies called "Binagol" (made with sweetened mashed giant taro called talian and packed in half of a leaf-covered coconut shell), "Moron" (sweetened sticky rice stick with peanuts and chocolate) and "Sagmani".
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