Salcedo, Ilocos Sur

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Salcedo
Municipality
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Salcedo
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Salcedo
Salcedo is located in Philippines
Salcedo
Salcedo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°32′E / 17.150°N 120.533°E / 17.150; 120.533Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°32′E / 17.150°N 120.533°E / 17.150; 120.533
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Sur
District 2nd District
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leopoldo G. Gironella Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 103.44 km2 (39.94 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 10,935
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2711
Dialing code 77
Income class 4th class

Salcedo is a fourth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 10,935 people.[3]

Formerly known as Baugen, it was renamed to Salcedo by virtue of Republic Act No. 1627 after the Spanish Conquistador Juan de Salcedo on June 20, 1957.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Salcedo is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Atabay
  • Calangcuasan
  • Balidbid
  • Baluarte
  • Baybayading
  • Boguibog
  • Bulala-Leguey
  • Kaliwakiw
  • Culiong
  • Dinaratan
  • Kinmarin
  • Lucbuban
  • Madarang
  • Maligcong
  • Pias
  • Poblacion Norte
  • Poblacion Sur
  • San Gaspar
  • San Tiburcio
  • Sorioan
  • Ubbog

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Salcedo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,397 —    
1995 10,116 +1.39%
2000 10,409 +0.61%
2007 10,704 +0.39%
2010 10,935 +0.78%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

Economy[edit]

The people are engaged in farming, producing food crops, mostly rice and tobacco.

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. 1627 AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAUGUEN, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR, TO SALCEDO". Philippine legal materials database. PhilippineLaw.info. June 20, 1957. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Province of Ilocos Sur". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 

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