Pulupandan, Negros Occidental

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Municipality of Pulupandan
Municipality
Map of Negros Occidental with Pulupandan highlighted
Map of Negros Occidental with Pulupandan highlighted
Municipality of Pulupandan is located in Philippines
Municipality of Pulupandan
Municipality of Pulupandan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°31′N 122°48′E / 10.517°N 122.800°E / 10.517; 122.800Coordinates: 10°31′N 122°48′E / 10.517°N 122.800°E / 10.517; 122.800
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Negros Occidental
Congr. district 4th district of Negros Occidental
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Miguel C. Peña
Area[2]
 • Total 23.00 km2 (8.88 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 25,350
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6102
Dialing code 34

Pulupandan is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 25,350 people.[3] The current mayor of Pulupandan is Hon. Miguel C. Peña. The first people who lived in this place were the Negros and the name Pulupandan came from a Hiligaynon phrase "Pulo sang Pandan" which means "isle of pandan".

Barangays[edit]

Pulupandan is politically subdivided into 20 barangays ("Pob. means poblacion).[2]

  • Barangay Zone 1-A (Pob. / Paco beach)
  • Barangay Zone 4-A (Pob.)
  • Barangay Zone 1 (Pob. / Green beach)
  • Barangay Zone 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay Zone 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay Zone 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay Zone 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay Zone 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay Zone 7 (Pob.)
  • Canjusa
  • Crossing Pulupandan
  • Culo
  • Mabini
  • Pag-ayon
  • Palaka Norte
  • Palaka Sur
  • Patic
  • Tapong
  • Ubay
  • Utod

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pulupandan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 22,983 —    
1995 24,932 +1.54%
2000 25,849 +0.78%
2007 27,072 +0.64%
2010 25,350 −2.36%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Negros Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 6 March 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 5 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Negros Occidental". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 

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