Araceli, Palawan

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Araceli
Municipality
Map of Palawan with Araceli highlighted
Map of Palawan with Araceli highlighted
Araceli is located in Philippines
Araceli
Araceli
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°20′N 119°36′E / 10.333°N 119.600°E / 10.333; 119.600Coordinates: 10°20′N 119°36′E / 10.333°N 119.600°E / 10.333; 119.600
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Palawan
Congr. district 1st district
Formed 1961
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Daniel R. Rodriguez
Area[2]
 • Total 204.30 km2 (78.88 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 14,113
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5311
Dialing code 48
Website aracelipalawan.ph

Araceli is a fourth class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 14,113 people.[3]

The municipality covers roughly the northern half of Dumaran Island. Cuyono is the principal language of the area.

Araceli was formerly part of Dumaran Municipality, but was made into a separate municipality in 1961.[4] The Catholic Parish is Nuestra Sra. de Araceli, that can be translated to "Altar of the Sky" (from ara, meaning altar; and celi, meaning sky).

Barangays[edit]

Araceli is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Tinintinan
  • Dalayawan
  • San Jose De Oro
  • Taloto
  • Santo Niño
  • Balogo
  • Lumacad
  • Mauringuen
  • Maduldulon
  • Osmeña
  • Dagman
  • Calandagan (formerly Tudela[5])
  • Poblacion

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Araceli
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 8,708 —    
1995 10,556 +3.92%
2000 10,894 +0.63%
2007 13,233 +2.82%
2010 14,113 +2.17%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: PALAWAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Araceli". Provincial Government of Palawan. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of Barrio Tudela, Municipality of Araceli, Province of Palawan, to Calandagan". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ "Province of Palawan". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 

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