Talugtug, Nueva Ecija

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Talugtog
Municipality
Talugtug Welcome Arch
Talugtug Welcome Arch
Official seal of Talugtog
Seal
Map of Nueva Ecija showing the location of Talugtug
Map of Nueva Ecija showing the location of Talugtug
Talugtog is located in Philippines
Talugtog
Talugtog
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°46′44″N 120°48′40″E / 15.77889°N 120.81111°E / 15.77889; 120.81111Coordinates: 15°46′44″N 120°48′40″E / 15.77889°N 120.81111°E / 15.77889; 120.81111
Country Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Nueva Ecija
District 2nd District
Barangays 28
Government[1]
 • Mayor Quintino Caspillo
Area[2]
 • Total 93.95 km2 (36.27 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 21,291
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3118
Dialing code 44
Income class 4th class; rural

Talugtug is a fourth class municipality in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 21,291 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is situated in the northern part of Nueva Ecija, about 71 kilometres (44 mi) from the seat of the provincial government in Palayan City; 169 kilometres (105 mi) from Manila; and 29 kilometres (18 mi) from the nearby City of San Jose. It is bounded on the South by the Municipality of Guimba; on the southeast by the municipality of Muñoz; on the west by Cuyapo, on the east by Lupao, all of which are in the province of Nueva Ecija. On the northern most side of Talugtug is the boundary of Pangasinan with the municipality of Umingan. Talugtug has a total land are of 10,122.2324 hectares (25,012.581 acres).

Talugtug is characterized by hilly and rolling land in the northeastern and northwestern section of the municipality covering almost 7 barangays. The foot of two mountain ranges, namely Mt. Baloy (with peak in Cuyapo) and Mt. Amorong (with peak in Umingan, Pangasinan) occupies its hilly and rolling areas.

About 70% of the land area and mostly located in the western portion is flat which constitute the agricultural area of the municipality where almost 75% of its total rice production come.

Barangays[edit]

Talugtug is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.[2]

  • Alula
  • Baybayabas
  • Buted
  • Cabiangan
  • Calisitan
  • Cinense
  • Culiat
  • Maasin
  • Magsaysay (Pob.)
  • Mayamot I
  • Mayamot II
  • Nangabulan
  • Osmeña (Pob.)
  • Villa Fronda
  • Patola
  • Quezon (Pob.)
  • Quirino (Pob.)
  • Roxas (Pob.)
  • Saguing
  • Sampaloc
  • Santa Catalina
  • Santo Domingo
  • Saringaya
  • Saverona
  • Tandoc
  • Tibag
  • Villa Rosario
  • Villa Boado

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Talugtug
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 14,036 —    
1995 18,119 +4.90%
2000 18,895 +0.90%
2007 20,671 +1.25%
2010 21,291 +1.08%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Economy[edit]

The municipality's status is currently fourth class, having attained an annual income of thirty million four hundred ninety nine thousand two hundred ninety nine pesos and eighty six cents (P30, 499, 299.86) as of 2006. Majority of the inhabitants rely mainly on farming from their small farm holdings while the rest depend on pasturing animals and cogon harvesting as their source of livelihood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Nueva Ecija". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 21 October 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 2012-10-22. 

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