Binalbagan

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Binalbagan
Municipality
Map of Negros Occidental with Binalbagan highlighted
Map of Negros Occidental with Binalbagan highlighted
Binalbagan is located in Philippines
Binalbagan
Binalbagan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°12′N 122°52′E / 10.200°N 122.867°E / 10.200; 122.867Coordinates: 10°12′N 122°52′E / 10.200°N 122.867°E / 10.200; 122.867
Country  Philippines
Region Negros Island Region (NIR)
Province Negros Occidental
Congr. district 5th district of Negros Occidental
Incorporated May 15, 1572 (town)
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Emmanuel Aranda
Area[2]
 • Total 189.96 km2 (73.34 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 65,431
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6107
Area code 34
Website binalbagan.gov.ph

Binalbagan is a first class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 65,431 people.[3]

Binalbagan became a town on May 15, 1572[4] and was one of the two first settlements (the other one being Ilog). Binalbagan is known for the Binalbagan Isabela Sugar Company (BISCOM).

Barangays[edit]

Binalbagan is politically subdivided into 16 barangays: thirteen (13) rural barangays and three (3) urban barangays.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Binalbagan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 52,073 —    
1995 54,664 +0.91%
2000 58,280 +1.38%
2007 64,747 +1.46%
2010 65,431 +0.38%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Negros Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Official Website of Binalbagan". Retrieved 2012-05-20. 
  5. ^ http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/municipality.asp?muncode=064503000&regcode=06&provcode=45
  6. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of Barrio Soledad in the Municipality of Binalbagan, Province of Negros Occidental, to Barrio Payao". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  7. ^ "Province of Negros Occidental". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 

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