Dinalungan, Aurora

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Dinalungan
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
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
DistrictLone District
FoundedJune 18, 1966
Barangays9 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorTito T. Tubigan
 • Electorate8,088 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total316.85 km2 (122.34 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total11,322
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3206
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)42
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)80,715,316.04 (2016)
Native languagesIlocano
Tagalog
Websitewww.dinalungan.net

Dinalungan, officially the Municipality of Dinalungan (Tagalog: 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
YearPop.±% 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).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Dinalungan, Aurora
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
27
(81)
28
(82)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
28
(82)
26
(79)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 20
(68)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 67
(2.6)
54
(2.1)
51
(2.0)
50
(2.0)
135
(5.3)
166
(6.5)
199
(7.8)
191
(7.5)
188
(7.4)
157
(6.2)
102
(4.0)
104
(4.1)
1,464
(57.5)
Average rainy days 17.0 13.9 14.6 13.7 20.9 22.4 25.8 26.0 24.9 19.3 15.7 16.6 230.8
Source: Meteoblue [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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Aurora". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Dinalungan, Aurora: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 27 December 2018.

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