Famy, Laguna

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Famy
Municipality
Municipality of Famy
Downtown area
Downtown area
Official seal of Famy
Seal
Nickname(s): Home of Bamboo Weavers
Motto(s): Bang Gara Aba!
Map of Laguna with Famy highlighted
Map of Laguna with Famy highlighted
Famy is located in Philippines
Famy
Famy
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°26′N 121°27′E / 14.43°N 121.45°E / 14.43; 121.45Coordinates: 14°26′N 121°27′E / 14.43°N 121.45°E / 14.43; 121.45
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceLaguna
District4th District
FoundedAugust 15, 1910 [1]
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government[2]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEdwin V. Pangilinan
 • Electorate11,586 voters (2016)
Area[3]
 • Total53.06 km2 (20.49 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[4]
 • Total16,587
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code4021
PSGC043408000
IDD:area code+63 (0)49
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)54,877,259.48 (2016)
Native languagesTagalog
Websitewww.famylaguna.gov.ph

Famy, officially the Municipality of Famy, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Famy), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,587 people.[4]

Famy lies in the north-eastern part of the province of Laguna. It has a total land area of 3.297 square miles (8.54 km2) which is bounded by the town of Real, Quezon, in the east, in the north by Santa Maria, in the west by Mabitac and Sta. Maria, and in the south by Siniloan and Mabitac.

History[edit]

Famy started as a barrio of Siniloan as Calumpang until August 15, 1910. The town takes its name from the surname of President Emilio Aguinaldo's mother, Trinidad.

Barangays[edit]

Famy is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Famy
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,262—    
1918 1,095−0.94%
1939 1,547+1.66%
1948 1,569+0.16%
1960 4,163+8.47%
1970 4,651+1.11%
1975 5,222+2.35%
1980 5,241+0.07%
1990 7,928+4.23%
1995 9,661+3.77%
2000 10,419+1.63%
2007 13,577+3.72%
2010 15,021+3.75%
2015 16,587+1.91%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Famy, Laguna, was 16,587 people,[4] with a density of 310 inhabitants per square kilometre or 800 inhabitants per square mile.

Famy town hall

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1512182618807250&id=100000465783169
  2. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Province: Laguna". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  5. ^ Philippine Standard Geographic Code listing for Famy - National Statistical Coordination Board
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Laguna". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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