Benito Soliven, Isabela

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Benito Soliven
Municipality of Benito Soliven
Official seal of Benito Soliven
Seal
Map of Isabela with Benito Soliven highlighted
Map of Isabela with Benito Soliven highlighted
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
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
District2nd District of Isabela
Founded1967
Barangays29 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRobert Lungan
 • Vice MayorJohn Paul Siquian Azur
 • Electorate15,789 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total184.40 km2 (71.20 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total29,624
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3331
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)87,086,135.67 (2016)
Poverty incidence23.61 (2012)[4]
Native languagesIlocano
Tagalog
Websitewww.benitosoliven-isabela.gov.ph

Benito Soliven, officially the Municipality of 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 (Poblacion)
  • Gomez
  • Guilingan
  • La Salette
  • Makindol
  • Maluno Norte
  • Maluno Sur
  • Nacalma
  • New Magsaysay
  • District I (Poblacion)
  • 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
YearPop.±% 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
(90)
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)
22
(71)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.2
(1.23)
23
(0.9)
27.7
(1.09)
28.1
(1.11)
113.5
(4.47)
141.4
(5.57)
176.4
(6.94)
236.6
(9.31)
224.9
(8.85)
247.7
(9.75)
222.9
(8.78)
178
(7.0)
1,651.4
(65)
Average rainy days 10 6 5 5 13 12 15 15 15 17 16 15 144
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. ^ "Benito Soliven, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 31 October 2015.

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