Tublay, Benguet

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Tublay
Municipality
Official seal of Tublay
Seal
Map of Benguet showing the location of Tublay
Map of Benguet showing the location of Tublay
Tublay is located in Philippines
Tublay
Tublay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°31′N 120°37′E / 16.517°N 120.617°E / 16.517; 120.617Coordinates: 16°31′N 120°37′E / 16.517°N 120.617°E / 16.517; 120.617
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Benguet
District Lone district of Benguet
Barangays 8
Government
 • Mayor Ruben Eque Paoad
Area[1]
 • Total 102.55 km2 (39.59 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 16,555
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2615
Dialing code 74
Income class 5th class

Tublay is a fifth class municipality in the province of Benguet, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 16,555 people.[2]

The municipality is located 263 kilometres (163 mi) north of Manila and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Baguio City. The topography is generally mountainous with an elevation of 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) above sea level. It has two pronounced seasons - the dry and the wet seasons with a temperature coldest at 6.5 °C (43.7 °F) and warmest at 27.5 °C (81.5 °F).

Tublay began as a township organized by the American government in November 1900.

Barangays[edit]

Tublay is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.[1] The largest is Ambassador (11.52 km²) and the smallest is Tuel (4.79 km²).

  • Ambassador
  • Ambongdolan
  • Ba-ayan
  • Basil
  • Daclan
  • Caponga (Pob.)
  • Tublay Central
  • Tuel

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tublay
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 11,479 —    
1995 13,263 +2.93%
2000 13,672 +0.61%
2007 15,096 +1.43%
2010 16,555 +3.12%
Source: National Statistics Office[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Province: Benguet". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  2. ^ 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 12 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Province of Benguet". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 

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