Dumalneg

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Dumalneg
Municipality
Official seal of Dumalneg
Seal
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Dumalneg
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Dumalneg
Dumalneg is located in Philippines
Dumalneg
Dumalneg
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°30′N 120°49′E / 18.500°N 120.817°E / 18.500; 120.817Coordinates: 18°30′N 120°49′E / 18.500°N 120.817°E / 18.500; 120.817
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Norte
District 1st District
Barangays 2
Government[1]
 • Mayor Lairvee Garvida Espiritu
Area[2]
 • Total 88.48 km2 (34.16 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,814
 • Density 21/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2921
Dialing code 77
Income class 5th class; rural

Dumalneg is a fifth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 1,814 people.[3]

Until 2013 when the writ of execution was issued, Dumalneg was composed of only a single barangay of the same name. On August 10, 2012, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Dumalneg in its territorial dispute with neighboring Bangui over the jurisdiction of Barangay San Isidro.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Dumalneg is politically divided in 2 barangays:

  • Dumalneg Proper
  • San Isidro

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dumalneg
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 828 —    
1995 1,109 +5.63%
2000 1,486 +6.47%
2007 1,716 +2.00%
2010 1,814 +2.04%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

Dumalneg's population is predominantly made up of Apayao people.[6]

Transportation[edit]

There are few jeepneys that are going to Dumalneg. Tricycles are the main transportation to the town. Dumalneg is a landlocked town, and the only way to get there is via the Dumalneg Road, starting on the highway in Brgy. Lanao, Bangui, to the Town's Proper.

Attractions[edit]

There are few attractions in Dumalneg. Mainly the Bolo River, locally known as "Ar-ar-o", the place where peoples of Bangui and Pagudpud also going in the said river. Also the view of the mountains of Vintar are considered also the town's attraction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: ILOCOS NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "One Barangay Transferred to Another Municipality in the Second Quarter of 2011". National Statistical Coordination Board. Web. 19 Sep 2013.
  5. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  6. ^ Wallace, Ben J. (2006). The changing village environment in Southeast Asia: applied anthropology and environmental reclamation in the northern Philippines. Psychology Press. p. 36. ISBN 978-0-415-36484-3. 

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