Dinalungan, Aurora

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Dinalungan
Municipality
Municipality of Dinalungan
Map of Aurora with Dinalungan highlighted
Map of Aurora with Dinalungan highlighted
Dinalungan is located in Philippines
Dinalungan
Dinalungan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°06′N 121°46′E / 16.1°N 121.77°E / 16.1; 121.77Coordinates: 16°06′N 121°46′E / 16.1°N 121.77°E / 16.1; 121.77
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Aurora
District Lone District
Founded June 18, 1966
Barangays
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Tito T. Tubigan
 • Electorate 8,088 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 316.85 km2 (122.34 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 11,322
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3206
PSGC 037704000
IDD:area code +63 (0)42
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Website www.dinalungan-aurora.gov.ph

Dinalungan, officially the Municipality of Dinalungan (Filipino: Bayan ng Dinalungan; Ilokano: Ili ti Dinalungan), is a municipality in the province of Aurora, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,322 people.[3]

Two protected areas, the Talaytay Protected Landscape and the Simbahan-Talagas Protected Landscape, are located in the municipality.

Geography[edit]

Dinalungan is located at 16°06′N 121°46′E / 16.1°N 121.77°E / 16.1; 121.77.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 316.85 square kilometres (122.34 sq mi)[2] constituting 10.07% of the 3,147.32-square-kilometre- (1,215.19 sq mi) total area of Aurora.

Barangays[edit]

Dinalungan is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
037704001 Abuleg 10.9% 1,236 1,190 0.72%
037704002 Zone I (Poblacion) 16.6% 1,881 1,866 0.15%
037704003 Zone II (Poblacion) 14.7% 1,666 1,653 0.15%
037704004 Nipoo (Bulo) 8.0% 905 896 0.19%
037704005 Dibaraybay 11.4% 1,292 1,283 0.13%
037704006 Ditawini 5.8% 659 686 −0.76%
037704007 Mapalad 6.7% 763 812 −1.18%
037704008 Paleg 10.6% 1,203 971 4.16%
037704009 Simbahan 15.2% 1,717 1,631 0.98%
Total 11,322 10,988 0.57%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dinalungan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 4,577 —    
1975 3,718 −4.08%
1980 5,242 +7.11%
1990 6,770 +2.59%
1995 8,187 +3.63%
2000 9,711 +3.73%
2007 10,145 +0.60%
2010 10,988 +2.95%
2015 11,322 +0.57%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Dinalungan had a population of 11,322.[3] The population density was 36 inhabitants per square kilometre (93/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 8,088 registered voters.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Aurora". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Municipal: Dinalungan, Aurora". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Aurora". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 

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