Cordon, Isabela

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Cordon
Municipality
Cordon Isabela 2.jpg
Official seal of Cordon
Seal
Map of Isabela showing the location of Cordon
Map of Isabela showing the location of Cordon
Cordon is located in Philippines
Cordon
Cordon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°40′N 121°27′E / 16.667°N 121.450°E / 16.667; 121.450Coordinates: 16°40′N 121°27′E / 16.667°N 121.450°E / 16.667; 121.450
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 4th District of Isabela
Founded 1484
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Laurencio P. Zuniega
Area[2]
 • Total 144.00 km2 (55.60 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 40,877
 • Density 280/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3312
Dialing code 78
Income class 3rd class; rural

Cordon is a municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 40,877 people.[3]

Town Hall facade

It is bounded by Santiago City to the north and east, Quirino Province to the south, and Nueva Vizcaya to the west. Being the town nearest to Santiago City Proper, it became a favored destination for local businessmen. It houses the better resorts and hotels in Southern Isabela such as Punta Amelita and Villa Diana.

Barangays[edit]

Cordon is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Aguinaldo (Rizaluna Este)
  • Calimaturod
  • Capirpiriwan (Ilut)
  • Caquilingan (San Luis)
  • Dallao
  • Gayong
  • Laurel (Centro Norte)
  • Magsaysay (Centro Sur Oeste)
  • Malapat
  • Osmeña (Centro Sur Este)
  • Quezon (Centro Norte Este)
  • Quirino (Manasin)
  • Rizaluna (Rizaluna Oeste)
  • Roxas Pob. (Centro Sur)
  • Sagat – Curimao
  • San Juan (San Juan Este)
  • Taliktik
  • Tanggal
  • Taringsing
  • Turod Norte
  • Turod Sur
  • Villamiemban
  • Villamarzo
  • Anonang (Balitoc)
  • Camarao
  • Wigan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Cordon
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 27,544 —    
1995 30,461 +1.90%
2000 35,519 +3.35%
2007 38,139 +0.99%
2010 40,877 +2.56%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Economy[edit]

As a suburb of first class city Santiago, Cordon benefits from rapid growth of commercial demand in the district. Toyota Isabela, the first branch of Japan-based car company in the province, has opened an outlet in Cordon.[4] Some hotels and "stop overs" are also located in Cordon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ISABELA". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 9 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 9 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Toyota Facebook Fan Page "Toyota Cordon Inauguration". Facebook.com. [1]

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