Asingan, Pangasinan

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Asingan
Municipality
Asingan Town Hall
Official seal of Asingan
Seal
Map of Pangasinan showing the location of Asingan
Map of Pangasinan showing the location of Asingan
Asingan is located in Philippines
Asingan
Asingan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°00′N 120°40′E / 16.000°N 120.667°E / 16.000; 120.667Coordinates: 16°00′N 120°40′E / 16.000°N 120.667°E / 16.000; 120.667
Country  Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Pangasinan
District 6th district of Pangasinan
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Heidee L. Ganigan-Chua
 • Vice Mayor Carlos F. Lopez Jr.
 • Electorate 34,236 voters (2016 election)
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
Dialing code +63 (0)75
Income class 2nd municipal income class
Revenue ₱ 17,534,453.69 (2016)[4]
Poverty incidence 10.57 (2012)[5]
Website www.asingan.gov.ph

Asingan (Pangasinan: Baley na Asingan; Ilocano: Ili ti 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.[2]

  • 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
Year Pop. ±% 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%
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][6][7][8]

Municipal Government[edit]

The current municipal mayor of Asingan is Heidee L. Ganigan- Chua and vice mayor Carlos F. Lopez, Jr. There are elected 8 Sangguniang Bayan Members.

Sangguniang Bayan of Asingan (2016–2019)

  • Mayor: Heidee L. Ganigan- Chua
  • Vice Mayor: Carlos F. Lopez, Jr.

Municipal Councilors:

  • Hon. Joshua V. Viray
  • Hon. Mel F. Lopez
  • Hon. Marivic S. Robeniol
  • Hon. Dolores A. Tabin
  • Hon. Evangeline P. Dorao
  • Hon. Virgilio I. Amistad
  • Hon. Melchor J. Cardinez, Sr.
  • Hon. Mark E. Abella
  • Hon. Lamberto G. Sison- Liga ng mga Barangay Municipal President

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)
32.3
(90.4)
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)
23.2
(73.7)
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[9]

Notable Asinganians[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: PANGASINAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). 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. ^ "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Province of Pangasinan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Asingan, Pangasinan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 23 September 2015. 

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