Anao, Tarlac

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Anao
Municipality
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Official seal of Anao
Seal
Map of Tarlac showing the location of Anao
Map of Tarlac showing the location of Anao
Anao is located in Philippines
Anao
Anao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°43′44″N 120°37′34″E / 15.7289°N 120.6261°E / 15.7289; 120.6261Coordinates: 15°43′44″N 120°37′34″E / 15.7289°N 120.6261°E / 15.7289; 120.6261
Country Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Tarlac
District 1st District
Founded 1870
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Betty B. Lacbayan
Area[2]
 • Total 23.87 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 11,528
 • Density 480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2310
IDD:area code +63 (0)45
Income class 5th class
Website anaotarlac.gov.ph

Anao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,528 people.[3] Anao covers an area of 2,387 hectares (5,900 acres)[2] in an area that was formerly part of Pangasinan.

Barangays[edit]

Anao is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Baguindoc (Baguinloc)
  • Bantog
  • Campos
  • Carmen
  • Casili
  • Don Ramon
  • Hernando
  • Poblacion
  • Rizal
  • San Francisco East
  • San Francisco West
  • San Jose North
  • San Jose South
  • San Juan
  • San Roque
  • Santo Domingo
  • Sinense
  • Suaverdez

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Anao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 3,678 —    
1918 3,314 −0.69%
1939 3,486 +0.24%
1948 4,453 +2.76%
1960 5,068 +1.08%
1970 6,672 +2.78%
1975 6,084 −1.83%
1980 6,519 +1.39%
1990 7,955 +2.01%
1995 9,240 +2.85%
2000 10,045 +1.81%
2007 10,806 +1.01%
2010 10,873 +0.23%
2015 11,528 +1.12%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


In the 2015 census, the population of Anao, Tarlac, was 11,528 people,[3] with a density of 480 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,200 inhabitants per square mile.

Anao is predominantly an Ilocano-speaking town although most are fluent in Tagalog. Other languages like Kapampangan and Pangasinan are spoken by about 10% of the population.

Aglipayan and Roman Catholicism are two of the predominant religions.

Attractions, points of interest[edit]

In the center of the town near the Municipio or Presidencia is the (F-1935) Saint John Nepomucene Parish Church of Anao.[7] Fr. Mike Marquez Bar is its Parish Priest.[8][9] It belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarlac[10] at Poblacion St., Anao 2310 Tarlac, Philippines, Titular: St. John Nepomucene, Feast on May 16 under the Vicariate of St. Rose of Lima.[11]

Ylang Ylang festival is celebrated by the municipality to take pride of their local products, The scent of Ylang Ylang.

Images[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 2013-01-25. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: Tarlac". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Tarlac". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  7. ^ Category:Saint John Nepomucene Parish Church of Anao - Wikimedia Commons
  8. ^ https://plus.google.com/100796881347529245823/about?gl=ph&hl=fil
  9. ^ Diocese of Tarlac
  10. ^ Diocese of Tarlac, Philippines
  11. ^ catholic-diocese-of-tarlac/ List of Parishes of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarlac | Philippine Churches

External links[edit]

www.anaotarlac.gov.ph