Burgos, Ilocos Norte

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Burgos
Municipality
Cape Bojeador Lighthouse
Cape Bojeador Lighthouse
Official seal of Burgos
Seal
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Burgos
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Burgos
Burgos is located in Philippines
Burgos
Burgos
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°30′58″N 120°38′46″E / 18.51611°N 120.64611°E / 18.51611; 120.64611Coordinates: 18°30′58″N 120°38′46″E / 18.51611°N 120.64611°E / 18.51611; 120.64611
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Norte
District 1st District
Barangays 11
Government[1]
 • Mayor Crescente N. Garcia
Area[2]
 • Total 128.90 km2 (49.77 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 9,687
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2918
Dialing code 77
Income class 5th class; rural

Burgos is a fifth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, the most northwestern town on the island of Luzon. It was formerly known as Nagpartian[4] and was renamed after the martyred priest José Burgos who was born in the Ilocos Region. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 9,687 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Burgos is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.[2]

  • Ablan (Buraan)
  • Agaga
  • Bayog
  • Bobon
  • Buduan (Malituek)
  • Nagsurot
  • Paayas
  • Pagali
  • Poblacion (Ili)
  • Saoit
  • Tanap

Climate[edit]

Burgoes has a Tropical savanna climate with warm to hot weather year round.

Climate data for Burgos (2011)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
29
(84)
30
(86)
33
(91)
34
(93)
34
(93)
34
(93)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
29
(84)
27
(81)
30.9
(87.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 22
(72)
23
(73)
25
(77)
27
(81)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
26
(79)
25
(77)
23
(73)
26.1
(78.9)
Average low °C (°F) 18
(64)
18
(64)
20
(68)
20
(68)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
21
(70)
19
(66)
21.3
(70.2)
Source: [5]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Burgos
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 7,643 —    
1995 8,227 +1.39%
2000 8,534 +0.79%
2007 8,765 +0.37%
2010 9,687 +3.71%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][6]

Places of interest[edit]

  • Kapurpurawan Rocks are rock formations created by forces of the ocean on the rocky coast of Burgos, located just a few minutes further from the lighthouse.
  • Kaangrian Falls is a multi-tiered stair like formation with the water cascading on every step until it drops to a pool below.
  • Avis Falls,the most dangerous falls in Burgos,that has a steep route to the top of the mountain.

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ILOCOS NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 3 October 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 3 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Burgos, Ilocos Norte, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ . Wunderground http://www.wunderground.com/history/station/98233/2011/12/26/MonthlyHistory.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 

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