Alcala, Cagayan

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Alcala
Municipality
Official seal of Alcala
Seal
Map of Cagayan showing the location of Alcala
Map of Cagayan showing the location of Alcala
Alcala is located in Philippines
Alcala
Alcala
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°54′N 121°40′E / 17.9°N 121.67°E / 17.9; 121.67Coordinates: 17°54′N 121°40′E / 17.9°N 121.67°E / 17.9; 121.67
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Cagayan
District 1st District
Barangays 25
Government[1]
 • Mayor Criselda "Dadang" I. Antonio
Area[2]
 • Total 187.2 km2 (72.3 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 38,883
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3507
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Income class 3rd class

Alcala is a third class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 38,883 people.[3]

Alcala is home to the Saint Philomene Church, regarded as the widest church in the Cagayan Valley.

Alcala Milk Candy is a famous product of this municipality.

Barangays[edit]

Alcala is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[2]

  • Abbeg
  • Afusing Bato
  • Afusing Daga
  • Agani
  • Baculod
  • Baybayog
  • Cabuluan
  • Calantac
  • Carallangan
  • Centro Norte (Pob.)
  • Centro Sur (Pob.)
  • Dalaoig
  • Damurog
  • Jurisdiction
  • Malalatan
  • Maraburab
  • Masin
  • Pagbangkeruan
  • Pared
  • Piggatan
  • Pinopoc
  • Pussian
  • San Esteban
  • Tamban
  • Tupang

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Alcala
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 29,161 —    
1995 32,035 +1.78%
2000 33,997 +1.28%
2007 35,694 +0.67%
2010 37,773 +2.08%
2015 38,883 +0.55%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4]

In the 2015 census, the population of Alcala, Cagayan, was 38,883 people,[3] with a density of 210 inhabitants per square kilometre or 540 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: CAGAYAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region II (CAGAYAN VALLEY)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region II (CAGAYAN VALLEY)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 

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