Pinili

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Pinili
Municipality
Official seal of Pinili
Seal
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Pinili
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Pinili
Pinili is located in Philippines
Pinili
Pinili
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°57′14″N 120°31′37″E / 17.95389°N 120.52694°E / 17.95389; 120.52694Coordinates: 17°57′14″N 120°31′37″E / 17.95389°N 120.52694°E / 17.95389; 120.52694
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Norte
District 2nd District
Barangays 25
Government[1]
 • Mayor Samuel Salviejo Pagdilao
Area[2]
 • Total 89.48 km2 (34.55 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 16,732
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2905
Dialing code 77
Income class 4th class; rural

Pinili is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,732 people.[3]

The place is called Pinili because Gregorio Aglipay, founder of the Philippine Independent Church, chose (pinili in Tagalog) to hide in this mountainous municipality. Aglipay has a statue in honor of him, having a bible and a revolver in his hands.[citation needed]

Barangays[edit]

Pinili is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[2]

  • Aglipay
  • Apatut-Lubong
  • Badio
  • Barbar
  • Buanga
  • Bulbulala
  • Bungro
  • Cabaroan
  • Capangdanan
  • Dalayap
  • Darat
  • Gulpeng
  • Liliputen
  • Lumbaan-Bicbica
  • Nagtrigoan
  • Pagdilao (Pob.)
  • Pugaoan
  • Puritac
  • Sacritan
  • Salanap
  • Santo Tomas
  • Tartarabang
  • Puzol
  • Upon
  • Valbuena (Pob.)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pinili
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 14,950 —    
1995 14,817 −0.17%
2000 15,903 +1.53%
2007 16,185 +0.24%
2010 16,732 +1.22%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ILOCOS NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 26 September 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 26 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 

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