Kalayaan, Laguna

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Kalayaan
Municipality
Poblacion
Poblacion
Official seal of Kalayaan
Seal
Nickname(s): Laguna's Symbol of Peace and Unity
Map of Laguna showing the location of Kalayaan
Map of Laguna showing the location of Kalayaan
Kalayaan is located in Philippines
Kalayaan
Kalayaan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°21′N 121°34′E / 14.350°N 121.567°E / 14.350; 121.567Coordinates: 14°21′N 121°34′E / 14.350°N 121.567°E / 14.350; 121.567
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Laguna
District 4th District of Laguna
Barangays 3
Government[1]
 • Mayor Teodoro A. Adao Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 46.60 km2 (17.99 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 20,944
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4015
Dialing code 49
Income class 3rd
Website www.kalayaanlaguna.gov.ph

Kalayaan is a third class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,944 people.[3]

Kalayaan is roughly rectangular in shape, with a hilly terrain on most of its eastern side, while relatively flat on its western side. Its highest elevations are from 400 to 418 metres. These are found in Sitio Santo Angel, Malaking Pulo, and Cabuhayan in Barangay San Juan, and Sitio Lamao in Barangay San Antonio. Approximately three fourths of the total land area are with terrain 300 metres above sea level. Its lowest points are from 5 to 20 metres along the western sections of Barangays San Juan and Longos towards Laguna de Bay.

The municipality was formerly called Longos until 1956 when it was changed to its present name.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Kalayaan is politically subdivided into 3 barangays:[2]

  • Longos
  • San Antonio
  • San Juan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Kalayaan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 13,118 —    
1995 16,955 +5.27%
2000 19,580 +2.92%
2007 21,203 +1.14%
2010 20,944 −0.41%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


Kalayaan town hall

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: LAGUNA". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 November 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 20 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Republic Act No. 1417, PhilippineLaw, retrieved 2012

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