Delfin Albano, Isabela

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Delfin Albano

Magsaysay
Municipality of Delfin Albano
Official seal of Delfin Albano
Seal
Map of Isabela with Delfin Albano highlighted
Map of Isabela with Delfin Albano highlighted
Delfin Albano is located in Philippines
Delfin Albano
Delfin Albano
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°19′N 121°47′E / 17.32°N 121.78°E / 17.32; 121.78Coordinates: 17°19′N 121°47′E / 17.32°N 121.78°E / 17.32; 121.78
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
District1st District of Isabela
Barangays29 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorArnold Co
 • Vice MayorThomas Pua Jr.
 • Electorate16,298 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total189.00 km2 (72.97 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total26,614
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3326
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)96,963,089.19 (2016)
Poverty incidence16.32 (2012)[4]
Native languagesIlocano
Tagalog
Websitewww.delfinalbano-isabela.gov.ph

Delfin Albano, (Ibanag: Ili nat Delfin Albano; Ilokano: Ili ti Delfin Albano; Tagalog: Bayan ng Delfin Albano), officially the Municipality of Delfin Albano, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,614 people.[3]

The municipality was formerly known as Magsaysay. It was named after the former congressman, Delfin Albano.

History[edit]

In 1957, the barrios of San Antonio, San Juan, Ragan Sur, Ragan Norte, Ragan Almacen, San Jose (Bulo), San Patricio, Quibal, San Andres (Lattu), Calinawan Sur, Bayabo, Santor, Sto. Rosario, Andarayan, Aneg, San Isidro, Mawi, San Roque, Carmencita, Aga, Villa Pareda, Villaluz, San Pedro, Concepcion, San Macario and San Nicolas and the sitios of Turod, Paco, Calamagui and Kim-malabasa, were separated from the municipality of Tumauini to form the town of Magsaysay.[5]

Geography[edit]

The Municipality of Delfin Albano is located at 38 kilometres (24 mi) north-west of Ilagan City, the capital city of the Province of Isabela. The town is bounded on the north by the municipality of Santo Tomas, on the east by the Cagayan River, on the west by the municipalities of Quezon and Mallig, and on the south by the municipality of Quirino and the Ilagan and the Mallig River.[6]

Land Area and land use[edit]

The Municipality of Delfin Albano occupies a total land area of 19,000 hectares, which is further subdivided among the 29 barangays. The total land area contains varied land use, which were developed in response to population and economic growth of the total land area, to wit: agriculture (59.04%), built-up areas (2.74%), forest (4.74%), open grass lands (30.15), and road and water bodies (3.33%).[7]

Barangays[edit]

Delfin Albano is politically subdivided into 29 barangays.[2]

  • Aga
  • Andarayan
  • Aneg
  • Bayabo
  • Calinaoan Sur
  • Capitol
  • Carmencita
  • Concepcion
  • Maui
  • Quibal
  • Ragan Almacen
  • Ragan Norte
  • Ragan Sur (Poblacion)
  • Rizal
  • San Andres
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Juan
  • San Macario
  • San Nicolas (Fusi)
  • San Patricio
  • San Roque
  • Santo Rosario
  • Santor
  • Villa Luz
  • Villa Pereda
  • Visitacion
  • Caloocan

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Delfin Albano, 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]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Delfin Albano
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 10,742—    
1970 13,905+2.61%
1975 15,585+2.31%
1980 17,725+2.61%
1990 20,410+1.42%
1995 21,811+1.25%
2000 23,619+1.72%
2007 24,899+0.73%
2010 25,422+0.76%
2015 26,614+0.88%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][9][10][11]

In the 2015 census, the population of Delfin Albano was 26,614 people,[3] with a density of 140 inhabitants per square kilometre or 360 inhabitants per square mile.

See also[edit]

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. ^ "R.A. No. 2009, An Act Creating the Municipality of Magsaysay in the Province of Isabela". PhilippineLaw.info. Retrieved 2013-07-18.
  6. ^ "Delfin Albano Geographical Location". Retrieved 2008-01-22.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Delfin Albano Land Area and Land Use". Retrieved 2008-01-22.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "Delfin Albano, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  9. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ "Province of Isabela". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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