Asingan, Pangasinan

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Asingan
Baley na Asingan
Municipality
Asingan Town Hall
Asingan Town Hall
Official seal of Asingan
Seal
Map of Pangasinan showing the location of Asingan
Map of Pangasinan showing the location of Asingan
Asingan is located in Philippines
Asingan
Asingan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°00′N 120°40′E / 16.000°N 120.667°E / 16.000; 120.667Coordinates: 16°00′N 120°40′E / 16.000°N 120.667°E / 16.000; 120.667
Country  Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Pangasinan
District 6th district of Pangasinan
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Heidee L. Ganigan-Chua (Independent)
 • Vice Mayor Carlos Franada Lopez Jr. (Lakas–CMD)
Area[2]
 • Total 66.64 km2 (25.73 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 56,353
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2439
Dialing code 75
Income class 2nd class; partially urban

Asingan (Pangasinan: Baley na Asingan) is a second class municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 56,353 people.[3]

It was the hometown of President Fidel V. Ramos, the 12th President of the Philippines.

Barangays[edit]

Asingan is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Ariston Este
  • Ariston Weste
  • Bantog
  • Baro
  • Bobonan
  • Cabalitian
  • Calepaan
  • Carosucan Norte
  • Carosucan Sur
  • Coldit
  • Domanpot
  • Dupac
  • Macalong
  • Palaris
  • Poblacion East
  • Poblacion West
  • San Vicente Este
  • San Vicente Weste
  • Sanchez
  • Sobol
  • Toboy

Notable Asinganians[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Population Census of Asingan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 43,704 —    
1995 46,647 +1.31%
2000 51,225 +1.89%
2007 54,092 +0.78%
2010 56,353 +1.37%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: PANGASINAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 26 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 26 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Province of Pangasinan". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 

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