Panukulan, Quezon

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Panukulan
Municipality
Nickname(s): Panuks
Map of Quezon showing the location of Panukulan
Map of Quezon showing the location of Panukulan
Panukulan is located in Philippines
Panukulan
Panukulan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°56′N 121°49′E / 14.933°N 121.817°E / 14.933; 121.817Coordinates: 14°56′N 121°49′E / 14.933°N 121.817°E / 14.933; 121.817
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 1st district of Quezon
Founded June 21, 1959
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rogel E. Postor
Area[2]
 • Total 226.61 km2 (87.49 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 12,511
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4337
Dialing code 42
Income class 4th class; partially urban

Panukulan is a fourth class municipality on Polillo Island in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,511 people.[3]

History[edit]

The establishment of the municipality of Panukulan begun with the separation of Barangays Panukulan, Calasumanga, Libo and Lipata from its former unit the municipality of Polilio, for incorporation into the new municipality of Panukulan by virtue of the passage of Republic Act No. 2452 on June 21, 1959.

Barangays[edit]

Panukulan is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[2]

  • Balungay
  • Bato
  • Bonbon
  • Calasumanga
  • Kinalagti
  • Libo
  • Lipata
  • Matangkap
  • Milawid
  • Pagitan
  • Pandan
  • San Juan (Pob.)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Panukulan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,815 —    
1995 10,351 +1.00%
2000 11,311 +1.92%
2007 11,968 +0.78%
2010 12,511 +1.63%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: QUEZON". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 25 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 25 November 2013. 

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