San Juan, Siquijor

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San Juan
Municipality
Paliton Beach, Siquijor, Philippines.JPG
Motto: Splash Up San Juan
Map of Siquijor with location of San Juan
Map of Siquijor with location of San Juan
San Juan is located in Philippines
San Juan
San Juan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°10′N 123°30′E / 9.167°N 123.500°E / 9.167; 123.500Coordinates: 09°10′N 123°30′E / 9.167°N 123.500°E / 9.167; 123.500
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Siquijor
Congr. district Lone district of Siquijor
Barangays 15
Government[1]
 • Mayor Wilfredo Q. Capundag Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 40.48 km2 (15.63 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 13,525
 • Density 330/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6227
Dialing code 35

San Juan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,525 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

San Juan is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Canasagan
  • Candura
  • Cangmunag
  • Cansayang
  • Catulayan
  • Lala-o
  • Maite
  • Napo
  • Paliton
  • Poblacion
  • Solangon
  • Tag-ibo
  • Tambisan
  • Timbaon
  • Tubod

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Juan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 11,375 —    
1995 11,371 −0.01%
2000 12,198 +1.52%
2007 13,180 +1.07%
2010 13,525 +0.94%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Bugwas Festival[edit]

The Bugwas Festival is held in San Juan as the celebration of its Annual Town Fiesta in honor of its patron saint, St. Augustine of Hippo. It was first held on August 26, 2006.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Geography". Provincial Government of Siquijor Province. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  3. ^ a b c "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City, and Municipality Region VII - Central Visayas: 1990, 2000, and 2010", 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office
  4. ^ Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007. National Statistics Office
  5. ^ "Municipality of San Juan". Provincial Government of Siquijor. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 

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