Abulug, Cagayan

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Abulug
Municipality of Abulug
Official seal of Abulug
Seal
Nicknames: 
The Nipa Haven of the North
Trading Center of Northwestern Cagayan
Map of Cagayan with Abulug highlighted
Map of Cagayan with Abulug highlighted
Abulug is located in Philippines
Abulug
Abulug
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°27′N 121°27′E / 18.45°N 121.45°E / 18.45; 121.45Coordinates: 18°27′N 121°27′E / 18.45°N 121.45°E / 18.45; 121.45
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
District2nd District
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJesus Emmanuel P. Vargas
 • Electorate16,581 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total162.60 km2 (62.78 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total32,497
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3517
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)94,908,609.54 (2016)
Native languagesIlocano
Ibanag
Atta language
Tagalog

Abulug, (Ibanag: Ili nat Abulug; Ilokano: Ili ti Abulug; Tagalog: Bayan ng Abulug), officially the Municipality of Abulug, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,497 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Abulug is politically subdivided into 20 barangays. In 1957, barrio Colonia was renamed to Libertad.[4]

  • Alinunu
  • Bagu
  • Banguian
  • Calog Norte
  • Calog Sur (Center of Education in town)
  • Canayun
  • Centro (Poblacion)
  • Dana-Ili
  • Guiddam
  • Libertad
  • Lucban
  • Pinili
  • Santa Filomena
  • Santo Tomas
  • Siguiran
  • Simayung
  • Sirit
  • San Agustin
  • San Julian
  • Santa Rosa

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Abulug
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 8,329—    
1918 6,459−1.68%
1939 10,929+2.54%
1948 11,433+0.50%
1960 14,458+1.98%
1970 19,206+2.88%
1975 21,293+2.09%
1980 23,916+2.35%
1990 24,562+0.27%
1995 23,548−0.79%
2000 26,683+2.72%
2007 28,769+1.04%
2010 30,675+2.36%
2015 32,497+1.10%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Abulug, Cagayan, was 32,497 people,[3] with a density of 200 inhabitants per square kilometre or 520 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Abulug, Cagayan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25
(77)
26
(79)
29
(84)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
28
(82)
27
(81)
25
(77)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 20
(68)
20
(68)
21
(70)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
21
(70)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 120
(4.7)
77
(3.0)
62
(2.4)
40
(1.6)
118
(4.6)
138
(5.4)
162
(6.4)
173
(6.8)
143
(5.6)
198
(7.8)
185
(7.3)
248
(9.8)
1,664
(65.4)
Average rainy days 16.9 12.2 11.5 10.6 18.7 20.1 21.2 23.3 20.8 16.9 16.5 20.0 208.7
Source: Meteoblue [8]

Healthcare[edit]

  • Apayao-Cagayan Medical Center
  • Abulug Municipal Hospital
  • Fungayao Specialty
  • Butala Ophthalmology Clinic

Economy[edit]

Java Commercial Center - A commercial complex which houses hotel, boutiques, salons, financial firms, shopping center, restaurants and one of the largest drugstore companies in the Philippines, the Mercury Drug.

Hyundai Abulug Satellite - A car dealer company located along Maharlika Highway, Calog Sur, Abulug, Cagayan.

Banks[edit]

Philippine Resources Savings Bank - Abulug Maharlika Highway, Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan

Ficobank - Abulug Maharlika Highway, Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan 

Rural Bank of Luna (Ap.) - Abulug Calog Road, Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan 

Claveria Agri-based MPC Maharlika Highway, Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan 

Claveria Farmers MPC Maharlika Highway, Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan

Masisit -Dacal MPC - Abulug Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan

Cooperative Bank of Cagayan - Abulug Maharlika Highway, Calog Sur, Abulug, Cagayan

Tourist Spots[edit]

Lucban Bridge - is the seventh longest bridge in the Philippines. The bridge has a length of 825 linear meters, consists of 12 spans with 436.90 linear meters in total length approaches.

Miraculous Image of Sta. Rosa de Lima

Rio de Abulug/Abulug River

Sta. Rosa Dragon Fruit Platations

Wine Making Industry

Education[edit]

College:

F.L. Vargas College - Abulug Campus

High School:

Abulug School of Fisheries

Abulug National Rural and Vocational High School

Libertad National High School

Divine Word High School - Dana-ili

F.L. Vargas College - High School Department

Lyceum of Abulug

Elementary:

Abulug Central Elementary School

Alinunu Elementary School

Bagu Elementary School

Banguian Elementarry SchoolSchool

Calog Norte Elementary School

Calog Sur Elementary School

Canayun Elementary School

Dana-ili Elementary School

Dugo Elementary School

Guiddam Eementary School

Libertad Elementary School

Lucban Elementary School

Macugay Elementary School

Muru Elementary School

Pinaron Elementary School

Pinili Elementary School

San Agustin Elementary School

San Julian Elementary School

Sawang Elementary School

Sirit Elementary School

Sta. Filomena Elementary School

Sta. Rosa Elementary School

Sto. Tomas Elementary School

Tayak Elementary School

F. L. Vargas College - Elementary Department

Training Centers:

  • Mire Tutorial Korean Center
  • KorPhil Korean Language Training Center, Inc.

Notable People[edit]

Maja Ross Andres "Aka Maja" Salvador - a model, singer, dancer, actress and producer of ABS-CBN management and she is regarded as the "Dance Princess". She is from Canayun, Abulug, Cagayan

Jeth Roy U. Rosario - a professional basketball player of TNT ka Tropa of PBA. He is from Alinunu, Abulug, Cagayan

Marlan Sabbun - Manguba - a professional dancer; Mrs. World Philippines 2014. She is from Centro, Abulug, Cagayan

Jamiko Allan "Aka Miko" Manguba - a singer and winner of the boyband show "To the Top" of GMA Network. The son of Marlan Sabbun- Manguba, the Mrs. World 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Cagayan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of Barrio Colonia, Municipality of Abulug, Province of Cagayan, to Libertad". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Cagayan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Abulug, Cagayan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 27 October 2018.

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