Pola, Oriental Mindoro

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Pola
Municipality
Map of Oriental Mindoro showing the location of Pola
Map of Oriental Mindoro showing the location of Pola
Pola is located in Philippines
Pola
Pola
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°8′38″N 121°26′24″E / 13.14389°N 121.44000°E / 13.14389; 121.44000Coordinates: 13°8′38″N 121°26′24″E / 13.14389°N 121.44000°E / 13.14389; 121.44000
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Oriental Mindoro
District 1st District of Oriental Mindoro
Founded 1918
Barangays 23
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leandro P. Panganiban Jr. (Lakas–CMD)
Area[2]
 • Total 159.34 km2 (61.52 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 32,984
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5206
Dialing code 43
Income class 3rd class; partially urban

Pola is a third class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 32,984 people.[3]

Pola is the birthplace of former vice president and veteran ABS-CBN broadcaster Kabayan Noli de Castro.

Barangays[edit]

Pola is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.[2]

  • Bacawan
  • Bacungan
  • Batuhan
  • Bayanan
  • Biga
  • Buhay Na Tubig
  • Calubasanhon
  • Calima
  • Casiligan
  • Malibago
  • Maluanluan
  • Matulatula
  • Pahilahan
  • Panikihan
  • Zone I (Pob.)
  • Zone II (Pob.)
  • Pula
  • Puting Cacao
  • Tagbakin
  • Tagumpay
  • Tiguihan
  • Campamento
  • Misong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pola
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 26,833 —    
1995 29,156 +1.67%
2000 31,938 +1.84%
2007 32,635 +0.31%
2010 32,984 +0.36%
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 23 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ORIENTAL MINDORO". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  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 30 October 2012. 

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