Benito Soliven, Isabela

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Benito Soliven
Municipality
Official seal of Benito Soliven
Seal
Map of Isabela showing the location of Benito Soliven
Map of Isabela showing the location of Benito Soliven
Benito Soliven is located in Philippines
Benito Soliven
Benito Soliven
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°59′N 121°57′E / 16.98°N 121.95°E / 16.98; 121.95Coordinates: 16°59′N 121°57′E / 16.98°N 121.95°E / 16.98; 121.95
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 2nd District of Isabela
Founded 1967
Barangays 29
Government[1]
 • Mayor Robert Lungan
 • Vice Mayor John Paul Siquian Azur
 • Electorate 15,789 voters (2016 election)
Area[2]
 • Total 184.40 km2 (71.20 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 29,624
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3331
PSGC 023104000
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Income class 4th municipal income class
Poverty incidence 23.61 (2012)[4]
Website www.benitosoliven-isabela.gov.ph

Benito Soliven is a 4th class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 29,624 people.[3]

The town is named after the late Benito Soliven, Congressman of Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, during the Commonwealth government.

Aerial view of Benito Soliven, with San Mariano in the background

Barangays[edit]

Benito Soliven is politically subdivided into 29 barangays.[2]

  • Andabuen
  • Ara
  • Binogtungan
  • Capuseran (Capurocan)
  • Dagupan
  • Danipa
  • District II (Pob.)
  • Gomez
  • Guilingan
  • La Salette
  • Makindol
  • Maluno Norte
  • Maluno Sur
  • Nacalma
  • New Magsaysay
  • District I (Pob.)
  • Punit
  • San Carlos
  • San Francisco
  • Santa Cruz
  • Sevillana
  • Sinipit
  • Lucban
  • Villaluz
  • Yeban Norte
  • Yeban Sur
  • Santiago
  • Placer
  • Balliao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Benito Soliven
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 14,850 —    
1975 13,475 −1.93%
1980 16,710 +4.40%
1990 20,236 +1.93%
1995 20,685 +0.41%
2000 22,192 +1.52%
2007 25,151 +1.74%
2010 27,337 +3.08%
2015 29,624 +1.54%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Benito Soliven was 29,624 people,[3] with a density of 160 inhabitants per square kilometre or 410 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Benito Soliven, Isabela
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
32
(90)
35
(95)
35
(95)
35
(95)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
28
(82)
32
(89.6)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(66)
20
(68)
21
(70)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
20
(68)
21.8
(71.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.2
(1.228)
23
(0.91)
27.7
(1.091)
28.1
(1.106)
113.5
(4.469)
141.4
(5.567)
176.4
(6.945)
236.6
(9.315)
224.9
(8.854)
247.7
(9.752)
222.9
(8.776)
178
(7.01)
1,651.4
(65.023)
Average rainy days 10 6 5 5 13 12 15 15 15 17 16 15 144
Source: World Weather Online[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  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. Retrieved 28 January 2017. [dead link]
  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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Isabela". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Benito Soliven, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 31 October 2015. 

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