Flora, Apayao

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Flora
Municipality
Official seal of Flora
Seal
Map of Apayao showing the location of Flora
Location within Apayao province
Flora is located in Philippines
Flora
Flora
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°07′N 121°24′E / 18.12°N 121.4°E / 18.12; 121.4Coordinates: 18°07′N 121°24′E / 18.12°N 121.4°E / 18.12; 121.4
Country Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Apayao
District Lone District
Barangays 16 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Richard U. De San Jose
Area[2]
 • Total 324.40 km2 (125.25 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 17,391
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 9,490
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3810
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 3rd class
PSGC 148103000

Flora, officially the Municipality of Flora (Ilocano: Ili ti Flora; Filipino: Bayan ng Flora), is a municipality in the province of Apayao in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 17,391 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,490 registered voters.[4]

Flora was created into a municipality on June 22, 1963 when several barrios and sitios of Pudtol were constituted into the newly created town.[5]

Geography[edit]

Flora is located at 18°07′N 121°24′E / 18.12°N 121.4°E / 18.12; 121.4.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 324.40 square kilometres (125.25 sq mi)[2] constituting 7.35% of the 4,413.35-square-kilometre- (1,704.00 sq mi) total area of Apayao.

Barangays[edit]

Flora is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
148103001 Allig 9.4% 1,635 1,507 1.56%
148103002 Anninipan 6.0% 1,047 930 2.28%
148103003 Atok 3.7% 642 584 1.82%
148103004 Bagutong 7.8% 1,365 1,384 −0.26%
148103005 Balasi 1.4% 243 238 0.40%
148103006 Balluyan 8.2% 1,429 1,501 −0.93%
148103008 Malayugan 7.4% 1,294 1,290 0.06%
148103012 Mallig 3.2% 564 538 0.90%
148103009 Malubibit Norte 5.8% 1,008 1,005 0.06%
148103013 Malubibit Sur 3.4% 588 459 4.83%
148103010 Poblacion East 15.6% 2,717 2,598 0.86%
148103014 Poblacion West 11.4% 1,990 2,120 −1.20%
148103015 San Jose 4.1% 714 690 0.65%
148103016 Santa Maria 5.7% 998 817 3.88%
148103011 Tamalunog 5.3% 921 837 1.84%
148103017 Upper Atok (Coliman) 1.4% 236 245 −0.71%
Total 17,391 16,743 0.73%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Flora
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 10,810 —    
1995 12,310 +2.46%
2000 14,860 +4.12%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 16,016 +1.04%
2010 16,743 +1.63%
2015 17,391 +0.73%

In the 2015 census, Flora had a population of 17,391.[3] The population density was 54 inhabitants per square kilometre (140/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,490 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Apayao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Republic Act No. 3672 - An Act Creating the Municipality of Flora in the Subprovince of Apayao, Mountain Province". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 22 June 1963. Archived from the original on 26 September 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Flora, Apayao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "Province of Apayao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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