Quirino, Ilocos Sur

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Quirino
Municipality
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Quirino
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Quirino
Quirino is located in Philippines
Quirino
Quirino
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°40′E / 17.150°N 120.667°E / 17.150; 120.667Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°40′E / 17.150°N 120.667°E / 17.150; 120.667
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Sur
District 2nd District
Barangays 9
Government[1]
 • Mayor Clifford L. Patil-ao
Area[2]
 • Total 240.10 km2 (92.70 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 8,535
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2721
Dialing code 77
Income class 4th class

Quirino is a fourth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 8,535 people.[3]

Formerly known as Angaki (also spelled Angkaki in some sources), the municipality was renamed in June 1964 to Quirino in honor of Elpidio Quirino, the sixth President of the Philippines.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Quirino is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.[2]

  • Banoen
  • Cayus
  • Lamag (formerly Tubtuba)
  • Legleg (Poblacion)
  • Malideg
  • Namitpit
  • Patiacan
  • Patungcaleo (formerly Lamag)
  • Suagayan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Quirino
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 6,623 —    
1995 7,295 +1.83%
2000 7,130 −0.49%
2007 7,866 +1.36%
2010 8,535 +3.02%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ILOCOS SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 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 20 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4035 AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ANGAKI, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR, TO QUIRINO". Philippine legal materials database. PhilippineLaw.info. June 18, 1964. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Province of Ilocos Sur". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 

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