Ballesteros, Cagayan

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Ballesteros
Municipality of Ballesteros
Official seal of Ballesteros
Seal
Map of Cagayan with Ballesteros highlighted
Map of Cagayan with Ballesteros highlighted
Ballesteros is located in Philippines
Ballesteros
Ballesteros
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°24′N 121°31′E / 18.4°N 121.52°E / 18.4; 121.52Coordinates: 18°24′N 121°31′E / 18.4°N 121.52°E / 18.4; 121.52
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
District2nd District
Barangays19 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorVincent G. Unite
 • Electorate18,392 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total120.00 km2 (46.33 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total34,299
 • Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3516
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)91,121,742.17 (2016)
Native languagesIlocano
Ibanag
Tagalog

Ballesteros, (Ibanag: Ili nat Ballesteros; Ilokano: Ili ti Ballesteros; Tagalog: Bayan ng Ballesteros), officially the Municipality of Ballesteros, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,299 people.[3]

It is generally populated by Ilocano people.

Barangays[edit]

Ballesteros is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.

  • Ammubuan
  • Baran
  • Cabaritan East
  • Cabaritan West
  • Cabayu
  • Cabuluan East
  • Cabuluan West
  • Centro East (Poblacion)
  • Centro West (Poblacion)
  • Fugu
  • Mabuttal East
  • Mabuttal West
  • Nararagan
  • Palloc
  • Payagan East
  • Payagan West
  • San Juan
  • Santa Cruz
  • Zitanga

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Ballesteros
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 7,946—    
1939 10,863+1.50%
1948 12,285+1.38%
1960 16,111+2.28%
1970 19,042+1.68%
1975 19,867+0.85%
1980 22,254+2.29%
1990 24,849+1.11%
1995 25,644+0.59%
2000 27,534+1.54%
2007 31,044+1.67%
2010 32,215+1.36%
2015 34,299+1.20%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Ballesteros, Cagayan, was 34,299 people,[3] with a density of 290 inhabitants per square kilometre or 750 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ballesteros, Cagayan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25
(77)
26
(79)
29
(84)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
28
(82)
27
(81)
25
(77)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 20
(68)
20
(68)
21
(70)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
21
(70)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 120
(4.7)
77
(3.0)
62
(2.4)
40
(1.6)
118
(4.6)
138
(5.4)
162
(6.4)
173
(6.8)
143
(5.6)
198
(7.8)
185
(7.3)
248
(9.8)
1,664
(65.4)
Average rainy days 16.9 12.2 11.5 10.6 18.7 20.1 21.2 23.3 20.8 16.9 16.5 20.0 208.7
Source: Meteoblue [7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Cagayan". 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Cagayan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Ballesteros, Cagayan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 27 October 2018.

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