Aborlan

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Aborlan
Municipality
Municipality of Aborlan
Map of Palawan with Aborlan highlighted
Map of Palawan with Aborlan highlighted
Aborlan is located in Philippines
Aborlan
Aborlan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°26′N 118°33′E / 9.43°N 118.55°E / 9.43; 118.55Coordinates: 9°26′N 118°33′E / 9.43°N 118.55°E / 9.43; 118.55
Country Philippines
RegionMimaropa (Region IV-B)
ProvincePalawan
District3rd district
FoundedJune 28, 1949
Barangays19 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJamie M. Ortega
 • Electorate22,231 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total807.33 km2 (311.71 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total35,091
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code5302
PSGC175301000
IDD:area code+63 (0)48
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)173,339,006.79 (2016)
Native languagesAborlan Tagbanwa language
Palawano language
Tagalog

Aborlan, officially the Municipality of Aborlan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 35,091 people.[3]

It lies in a vast plain between the Sulu Sea and the mountains. It is located 69 kilometres (43 mi) south of Puerto Princesa City.

Aborlan was made into a regular municipality on June 28, 1949, by virtue of Executive Order No. 232.[4] In 1951, it lost the barrios of Berong and Alfonso XII when these were transferred to the then newly created town of Quezon.[5]

It is the only town in the province with an agricultural college, now called the Western Philippines University. It was founded in 1910.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Aborlan is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.

  • Apo-Aporawan
  • Apoc-apoc
  • Aporawan
  • Barake
  • Cabigaan
  • Gogognan
  • Iraan
  • Isaub
  • Jose Rizal
  • Mabini
  • Magbabadil
  • Plaridel
  • Ramon Magsaysay
  • Sagpangan
  • San Juan
  • Tagpait
  • Tigman
  • Poblacion
  • Culandanum

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Aborlan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 2,734—    
1939 5,780+3.63%
1948 6,351+1.05%
1960 17,530+8.83%
1970 8,880−6.57%
1975 10,452+3.32%
1980 11,799+2.45%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 18,751+4.74%
1995 21,650+2.73%
2000 25,540+3.61%
2007 27,953+1.25%
2010 32,209+5.29%
2015 35,091+1.65%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Aborlan was 35,091 people,[3] with a density of 43 inhabitants per square kilometre or 110 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Palawan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Aborlan" (PDF). Provincial Government of Palawan. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  5. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Quezon in the province of Palawan". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Palawan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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