Aurora, Isabela

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Aurora
Municipality
Municipality of Aurora
Official seal of Aurora
Seal
Map of Isabela with Aurora highlighted
Map of Isabela with Aurora highlighted
Aurora is located in Philippines
Aurora
Aurora
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°59′31″N 121°38′13″E / 16.9919°N 121.6369°E / 16.9919; 121.6369Coordinates: 16°59′31″N 121°38′13″E / 16.9919°N 121.6369°E / 16.9919; 121.6369
Country  Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 2nd District of Isabela
Barangays 33 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor William T. Uy
 • Vice Mayor Melvin Martin
 • Electorate 21,261 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 115.56 km2 (44.62 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 35,017
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3316
PSGC 023103000
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 98,855,075.76 (2016)
Poverty incidence 13.08 (2012)[4]
Website www.aurora-isabela.gov.ph

Aurora, officially the Municipality of Aurora, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 35,017 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Aurora is politically subdivided into 33 barangays.[2] It became a Municipal District on August 27, 1927.

  • Apiat
  • Bagnos
  • Bagong Tanza
  • Ballesteros
  • Bannagao
  • Bannawag
  • Bolinao
  • Sto. Niño (Caipilan)
  • Camarunggayan
  • Dalig-Kalinga
  • Diamantina
  • Divisoria
  • Esperanza East
  • Esperanza West
  • Kalabaza
  • Rizalina (Lapuz)
  • Macatal
  • Malasin
  • Nampicuan
  • Villa Nuesa
  • Panecien
  • San Andres
  • San Jose (Poblacion)
  • San Rafael
  • San Ramon
  • Santa Rita
  • Santa Rosa
  • Saranay
  • Sili
  • Victoria
  • Villa Fugu
  • San Juan (Poblacion)
  • San Pedro-San Pablo (Poblacion)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Aurora
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 3,185—    
1948 7,797+10.46%
1960 13,797+4.87%
1970 16,035+1.51%
1975 18,337+2.73%
1980 20,322+2.08%
1990 24,903+2.05%
1995 26,385+1.09%
2000 28,836+1.92%
2007 31,547+1.25%
2010 33,045+1.70%
2015 35,017+1.11%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Aurora, Isabela, was 35,017 people,[3] with a density of 300 inhabitants per square kilometre or 780 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Aurora, Isabela
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[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Isabela". 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. ^ "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. 
  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 Isabela". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Roxas, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 31 October 2015. 

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