Sagñay, Camarines Sur

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Sagñay
Municipality
Map of Camarines Sur showing the location of Sagñay
Map of Camarines Sur showing the location of Sagñay
Sagñay is located in Philippines
Sagñay
Sagñay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°36′15″N 123°31′12″E / 13.60417°N 123.52000°E / 13.60417; 123.52000Coordinates: 13°36′15″N 123°31′12″E / 13.60417°N 123.52000°E / 13.60417; 123.52000
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Camarines Sur
District 3rd district
Barangays 19
Government[1]
 • Mayor Evelyn B. Fuentebella
Area[2]
 • Total 154.76 km2 (59.75 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 31,314
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4421
Dialing code 54
Income class 3rd class; partially urban

Sagñay [ˈsaŋaj] is a third class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,314 people.[3] This town has several beautiful attractions including the Atulayan Island.

History[edit]

Sagñay was established in the late 17th century by the Spanish friars. Like the town of Lagonoy, Sañgay also formed part of the province of Albay but it was separated in the year 1846 by the order of Governor General Narciso Claveria.

The parish of St. Andrew was founded in the same year that Sagñay gained its independence as a town. The town's annual fiesta is held every November 30.

Barangays[edit]

Sagñay is subdivided into 19 barangays.[2]

  • Aniog
  • Atulayan
  • Bongalon
  • Buracan
  • Catalotoan
  • Del Carmen
  • Kilantaao
  • Kilomaon
  • Mabca
  • Minadongjol
  • Nato
  • Patitinan
  • San Antonio (Pob.)
  • San Isidro (Pob.)
  • San Roque (Pob.)
  • Santo Niño
  • Sibaguan
  • Tinorongan
  • Turague

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sagñay
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 22,422 —    
1995 26,530 +3.42%
2000 26,619 +0.07%
2007 29,082 +1.27%
2010 31,314 +2.50%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: CAMARINES SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 January 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 10 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Camarines Sur". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 

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