Binalbagan, Negros Occidental

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Municipality of Binalbagan
Banwa sang Binalbagan
Bayan ng Binalbagan
Municipality
Map of Negros Occidental with Binalbagan highlighted
Map of Negros Occidental with Binalbagan highlighted
Binalbagan is located in Philippines
Binalbagan
Binalbagan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°12′N 122°52′E / 10.200°N 122.867°E / 10.200; 122.867Coordinates: 10°12′N 122°52′E / 10.200°N 122.867°E / 10.200; 122.867
Country  Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Negros Occidental
Congr. district 5th district of Negros Occidental
Incorporated May 15, 1572 (town)
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Emmanuel Aranda
Area[2]
 • Total 189.96 km2 (73.34 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 65,431
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6107
Area code 34
Website binalbagan.gov.ph

Binalbagan (Filipino: Bayan ng Binalbagan; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Binalbagan) is a first class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 65,431 people.[3]

Binalbagan became a town on May 15, 1572[4] and was one of the two first settlements (the other one being Ilog). Binalbagan is known for the Binalbagan Isabela Sugar Company (BISCOM).

Barangays[edit]

Binalbagan is politically subdivided into 16 barangays: seven (7) rural barangays and nine (9) urban barangays. Three of the urban barangays (Enclaro, Canmoros and San Juan) are located along the coast.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Binalbagan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 52,073 —    
1995 54,664 +0.91%
2000 58,280 +1.38%
2007 64,747 +1.46%
2010 65,431 +0.38%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Negros Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  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 6 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Official Website of Binalbagan". Retrieved 2012-05-20. 
  5. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of Barrio Soledad in the Municipality of Binalbagan, Province of Negros Occidental, to Barrio Payao". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ "Province of Negros Occidental". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 

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