Cordon, Isabela

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Cordon
Municipality
Municipality of Cordon
Cordon Isabela 2.jpg
Official seal of Cordon
Seal
Map of Isabela with Cordon highlighted
Map of Isabela with Cordon highlighted
Cordon is located in Philippines
Cordon
Cordon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°40′N 121°27′E / 16.67°N 121.45°E / 16.67; 121.45Coordinates: 16°40′N 121°27′E / 16.67°N 121.45°E / 16.67; 121.45
Country  Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 4th District of Isabela
Founded 1484
Barangays 26 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Lynn M. Zuñiega
 • Vice Mayor Charlita Mariano
 • Electorate 23,485 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 144.00 km2 (55.60 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 42,926
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3312
PSGC 023109000
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 21,970,301.63 (2016)
Poverty incidence 18.59 (2012)[4]
Website www.cordon-isabela.gov.ph

Cordon, officially the Municipality of Cordon, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 42,926 people.[3]

Town Hall facade

It is bounded by Santiago City to the north and east, Quirino Province to the south, and Nueva Vizcaya to the west. Being the town nearest to Santiago City Proper, it became a favored destination for local businessmen. It houses the better resorts and hotels in Southern Isabela such as Punta Amelita and Villa Diana.

Barangays[edit]

Cordon is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Anonang (Balitoc)
  • Aguinaldo (Rizaluna Este)
  • Calimaturod
  • Capirpiriwan
  • Caquilingan (Ilut) (San Luis)
  • Dallao
  • Gayong
  • Laurel (Centro Norte)
  • Magsaysay (Centro Sur Oeste)
  • Malapat
  • Osmeña (Centro Sur Este)
  • Quezon (Centro Norte Este)
  • Quirino (Manasin)
  • Rizaluna (Rizaluna Oeste)
  • Roxas Pob. (Centro Sur)
  • Sagat
  • San Juan (San Juan Este)
  • Taliktik
  • Tanggal
  • Taringsing
  • Turod Norte
  • Turod Sur
  • Villamiemban
  • Villamarzo
  • Camarao
  • Wigan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Cordon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1948 5,686 —    
1960 9,097 +3.99%
1970 12,972 +3.61%
1975 15,059 +3.04%
1980 20,994 +6.87%
1990 27,544 +2.75%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 30,461 +1.90%
2000 35,519 +3.35%
2007 38,139 +0.99%
2010 40,877 +2.56%
2015 42,926 +0.94%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Cordon, Isabela, was 42,926 people,[3] with a density of 300 inhabitants per square kilometre or 780 inhabitants per square mile.

Economy[edit]

As a suburb of first class city Santiago, Cordon benefits from rapid growth of commercial demand in the district. Toyota Isabela, the first branch of Japan-based car company in the province, has opened an outlet in Cordon.[8] Some hotels and "stop overs" are also located in Cordon.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Cordon, 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)
32.3
(90.4)
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)
23.2
(73.7)
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[9]

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. ^ 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. ^ Toyota Facebook Fan Page "Toyota Cordon Inauguration". Facebook.com
  9. ^ "Cordon, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. 

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