Palanan, Isabela

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Palanan
Municipality
Aerial view of Palanan after Super Typhoon Megi (PAGASA name:Juan)
Aerial view of Palanan after Super Typhoon Megi (PAGASA name:Juan)
Map of Isabela showing the location of Palanan
Map of Isabela showing the location of Palanan
Palanan is located in Philippines
Palanan
Palanan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°03′32″N 122°25′48″E / 17.05889°N 122.43000°E / 17.05889; 122.43000Coordinates: 17°03′32″N 122°25′48″E / 17.05889°N 122.43000°E / 17.05889; 122.43000
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 1st District of Isabela
Founded 1823
Barangays 17
Government[1]
 • Mayor Angelo A. Bernardo
Area[2]
 • Total 880.24 km2 (339.86 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 16,094
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3334
Dialing code 78
Income class 1st class; rural

Palanan is a first class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, the population of Palanan is 16,094 people.[3]

It was in Palanan that one of the final chapters of the Philippine-American War was written on March 23, 1901, when Emilio Aguinaldo was captured by American forces led by Gen. Frederick Funston, who had gained access to Aguinaldo's camp by pretending to surrender to the Filipinos.

Barangays[edit]

Palanan is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.[2]

  • Alomanay
  • Bisag
  • Culasi
  • Dialaoyao
  • Dibewan
  • Dicadyuan
  • Dicotkotan
  • Diddadungan
  • Didyan
  • Dimalicu-licu
  • Dimasari
  • Dimatican
  • Ditambali
  • Maligaya
  • Marikit
  • Centro East (Poblacion)
  • Centro West (Poblacion)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Palanan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,431 —    
1995 13,220 +2.76%
2000 15,317 +3.21%
2007 16,254 +0.82%
2010 16,094 −0.36%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Transportation[edit]

Palanan is served by the Palanan Municipal Airport.

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. 

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