Asingan, Pangasinan

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Asingan
Municipality
Municipality of Asingan
Asingan Municipal Hall
Asingan Municipal Hall
Official seal of Asingan
Seal
Map of Pangasinan with Asingan highlighted
Map of Pangasinan with Asingan highlighted
Asingan is located in Philippines
Asingan
Asingan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°03′00″N 120°40′05″E / 16.05°N 120.66806°E / 16.05; 120.66806Coordinates: 16°03′00″N 120°40′05″E / 16.05°N 120.66806°E / 16.05; 120.66806
Country  Philippines
Region Ilocos Region (Region I)
Province Pangasinan
District 6th district of Pangasinan
Founded 1782
Barangays 21 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Joshua V. Viray (Acting)
 • Vice Mayor Mel F. Lopez (Acting)
 • Representative (6th District) Marlyn L. Primicias- Agabas
 • SP Board members

Salvador S. Perez, Jr.

Noel C. Bince
 • Electorate 34,236 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 66.64 km2 (25.73 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 57,355
 • Density 860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2439
PSGC 015506000
IDD:area code +63 (0)75
Climate type Tropical monsoon climate
Income class 2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 125,436,155.54 (2016) [4]
Poverty incidence 10.57 (2012)[5]
Feast date October 10
Catholic diocese Roman Catholic Diocese of Urdaneta
Patron saint St. Louis Bertrand
Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Franklin John U. Tandingan
Website www.asingan.gov.ph

Asingan, officially the Municipality of Asingan, (Pangasinan: Baley na Asingan; Ilokano: Ili ti Asingan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Asingan), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 57,355 people.[3]

It is the hometown of President Fidel V. Ramos, the 12th President of the Philippines (1992–1998).

Barangays[edit]

Asingan is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[6]

  • Ariston East
  • Ariston West
  • Bantog
  • Baro
  • Bobonan
  • Cabalitian
  • Calepaan
  • Carosucan Norte
  • Carosucan Sur
  • Coldit
  • Domanpot
  • Dupac
  • Macalong
  • Palaris
  • Poblacion East
  • Poblacion West
  • San Vicente Este
  • San Vicente Weste
  • Sanchez
  • Sobol
  • Toboy

Demographics[edit]

Population Census of Asingan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 12,911—    
1918 16,920+1.82%
1939 19,571+0.70%
1948 24,701+2.62%
1960 26,453+0.57%
1970 34,148+2.58%
1975 36,267+1.21%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 37,301+0.56%
1990 43,704+1.60%
1995 46,647+1.23%
2000 51,225+2.03%
2007 54,092+0.75%
2010 56,353+1.50%
2015 57,355+0.34%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

Municipal Government[edit]

Sangguniang Bayan of Asingan (2016-2019)

  • Mayor: Joshua V. Viray (Acting- January 19, 2018 - January 19, 2019)
  • Vice Mayor: Mel F. Lopez (Acting - January 19, 2018 - January 19, 2019)

Municipal Councilors:

  • Marivic S. Robeniol
  • Dolores A. Tabin
  • Evangeline P. Dorao
  • Virgilio I. Amistad
  • Melchor J. Cardinez, Sr.
  • Mark E. Abella

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Asingan, Pangasinan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
34
(93)
35
(95)
34
(93)
32
(90)
32
(90)
32
(90)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
32
(90)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13.6
(0.535)
10.4
(0.409)
18.2
(0.717)
15.7
(0.618)
178.4
(7.024)
227.9
(8.972)
368
(14.49)
306.6
(12.071)
310.6
(12.228)
215.7
(8.492)
70.3
(2.768)
31.1
(1.224)
1,766.5
(69.548)
Average rainy days 3 2 2 4 14 16 23 21 24 15 10 6 140
Source: World Weather Online[10]

Notable Asinganians[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Pangasinan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Pangasinan : Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index". Makati City, Philippines: National Competitiveness Council (Philippines). Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "PSA Releases the 2012 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Province: PANGASINAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  9. ^ "Province of Pangasinan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "Asingan, Pangasinan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 23 September 2015. 

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