Dolores, Quezon

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Dolores
Municipality of Dolores
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Mount San Cristobal, National Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, Mount Banahaw, Municipal Hall
Official seal of Dolores
Seal
Nickname(s): 
At the foot of Majestic Mt. Banahaw
Map of Quezon with Dolores highlighted
Map of Quezon with Dolores highlighted
Dolores is located in Philippines
Dolores
Dolores
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°00′57″N 121°24′04″E / 14.0157°N 121.4011°E / 14.0157; 121.4011Coordinates: 14°00′57″N 121°24′04″E / 14.0157°N 121.4011°E / 14.0157; 121.4011
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceQuezon
District2nd District
FoundedApril 11, 1835
Barangays16 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMario M. Milan Jr.
 • Electorate16,576 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total62.60 km2 (24.17 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total28,891
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4326
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)42
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)77,230,440.62 (2016)
Native languagesTagalog
Websitewww.doloresquezon.gov.ph

Dolores, officially the Municipality of Dolores, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Dolores), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 28,891 people.[3]

It is located at the foot of Mount Banahaw.

Barangays[edit]

Dolores is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.

  • Antonino (Ayusan)
  • Bagong Anyo (Poblacion)
  • Bayanihan (Poblacion)
  • Bulakin 1
  • Bulakin 2
  • Bungoy
  • Cabatang
  • Dagatan
  • Kinabuhayan
  • Maligaya (Poblacion)
  • Manggahan
  • Pinagdanlayan
  • Putol
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Lucia
  • Silanganan (Poblacion)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dolores
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 4,835—    
1939 6,263+1.24%
1948 5,612−1.21%
1960 9,143+4.15%
1970 12,037+2.78%
1975 13,617+2.50%
1980 15,352+2.43%
1990 18,146+1.69%
1995 20,749+2.54%
2000 23,649+2.84%
2007 26,312+1.48%
2010 27,702+1.89%
2015 28,891+0.80%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


Dolores Municipal Hall

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Quezon". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Quezon". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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