Talisay, Camarines Norte

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Talisay
Municipality
Talisay Municipal Hall
Talisay Municipal Hall
Official seal of Talisay
Seal
Map of Camarines Norte with Talisay highlighted
Map of Camarines Norte with Talisay highlighted
Talisay is located in Philippines
Talisay
Talisay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°08′N 122°55′E / 14.133°N 122.917°E / 14.133; 122.917Coordinates: 14°08′N 122°55′E / 14.133°N 122.917°E / 14.133; 122.917
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Camarines Norte
District 2nd district
Barangays 15
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ronnie P. Magana
Area[2]
 • Total 30.76 km2 (11.88 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 23,904
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 4602
Dialing code 54

Talisay is a fourth class municipality in the Province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. It has a total land area of 3,076 hectares (7,600 acres), making it the smallest municipality in the province. The town, which was named after the big trees that abound in its poblacion, is home to 23,904 people;[3] of which, mostly are farmers.

The fertile soil, gentle topography (averaging about 10 metres (33 ft) above sea-level) and suitable climate are the main reasons why agriculture is the economic backbone of the town. Rice and coconut farming are the major agricultural activities for most of the barangays and fishing is the second thriving industry particularly in the coastal barangays.

Talisayons have a deep concern for education. A family no matter how poor sends their children to school. Talisay has a very long list of successful professionals in various fields such as medicine, law, engineering, architecture, education, law enforcement and military service, banking, business, sports, entertainment, and many more. The incumbent mayor is the Honorable Mayor Ronnie Magana.

Barangay[edit]

Talisay is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Binanuaan
  • Caawigan
  • Cahabaan
  • Calintaan
  • Del Carmen
  • Gabon
  • Itomang
  • Poblacion
  • San Francisco
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Nicolas
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Elena
  • Santo Niño

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Talisay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,896 —    
1995 17,841 +1.02%
2000 21,509 +4.09%
2007 22,942 +0.89%
2010 23,905 +1.51%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Province: CAMARINES NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Province of Camarines Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 

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