Pangil, Laguna

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Pangil
Municipality
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Official seal of Pangil
Seal
Nickname(s): Home of the Nuestra Señora de la O and the Santo Niño de la O
Map of Laguna showing the location of Pangil
Map of Laguna showing the location of Pangil
Pangil is located in Philippines
Pangil
Pangil
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°24′11″N 121°27′58″E / 14.40306°N 121.46611°E / 14.40306; 121.46611Coordinates: 14°24′11″N 121°27′58″E / 14.40306°N 121.46611°E / 14.40306; 121.46611
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Laguna
District 4th district of Laguna
Founded 1579
Barangays 8
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jovito De Guia Reyes
Area[2]
 • Total 45.03 km2 (17.39 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 23,201
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4018
Dialing code 49
Income class 4th

Pangil is a fourth class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 23,201 people.[3] Its land area consists of two non-contiguous parts, separated by Laguna de Bay.

Barangays[edit]

Pangil is politically subdivided into 8 barangays:[2]

  • Balian
  • Dambo
  • Galalan
  • Isla (Pob.)
  • Mabato-Azufre
  • Natividad (Pob.)
  • San Jose (Pob.)
  • Sulib (Pob.)

History[edit]

Panguil (pronounce as Pangil) was founded in 1579 by two Franciscan missionaries. The town's name is believed to have come from three coincidental circumstances: One historical version was that it was named after the fang of a wild boar called "Panguil" in the vernacular.;[4] another version accounts to the first native inhabitants of the place called "Panguilagan"; and the third version relates about the place being once dominated by the first pre-Spanish chieftain named Gat Paguil[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pangil
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 15,212 —    
1995 17,664 +2.84%
2000 20,698 +3.46%
2007 23,421 +1.72%
2010 23,201 −0.34%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

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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. ^ a b Miranda, Gil R.. "Driving Through Laguna’s History: A Laguna Travelogue". Provincial Government of Laguna. Retrieved 2007-06-02. 

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