Benito Soliven, Isabela

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Benito Soliven
Municipality
Map of Isabela showing the location of Benito Soliven
Map of Isabela showing the location of Benito Soliven
Benito Soliven is located in Philippines
Benito Soliven
Benito Soliven
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°59′N 121°57′E / 16.983°N 121.950°E / 16.983; 121.950Coordinates: 16°59′N 121°57′E / 16.983°N 121.950°E / 16.983; 121.950
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 2nd District of Isabela
Barangays 29
Government[1]
 • Mayor Benjamin E. Sanglay
Area[2]
 • Total 184.40 km2 (71.20 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 27,337
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3331
Dialing code 78
Income class 4th class; rural

Benito Soliven is a fourth class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 27,337 people.[3]

The town is named after the Benito Soliven, Congressman of Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, during the Commonwealth government.

Barangays[edit]

Benito Soliven is politically subdivided into 29 barangays.[2]

  • Andabuen
  • Ara
  • Binogtungan
  • Capuseran (Capurocan)
  • Dagupan
  • Danipa
  • District II (Pob.)
  • Gomez
  • Guilingan
  • La Salette
  • Makindol
  • Maluno Norte
  • Maluno Sur
  • Nacalma
  • New Magsaysay
  • District I (Pob.)
  • Punit
  • San Carlos
  • San Francisco
  • Santa Cruz
  • Sevillana
  • Sinipit
  • Lucban
  • Villaluz
  • Yeban Norte
  • Yeban Sur
  • Santiago
  • Placer
  • Balliao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Benito Soliven
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 20,236 —    
1995 20,685 +0.41%
2000 22,192 +1.52%
2007 25,151 +1.74%
2010 27,337 +3.08%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]
Aerial view of Benito Soliven, with San Mariano in the background

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ISABELA". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  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 10 January 2014. 

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