Luna, Apayao

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Luna
Municipality
Official seal of Luna
Seal
Location in the province of Apayao
Location in the province of Apayao
Luna is located in Philippines
Luna
Luna
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°20′N 121°21′E / 18.33°N 121.35°E / 18.33; 121.35Coordinates: 18°20′N 121°21′E / 18.33°N 121.35°E / 18.33; 121.35
Country Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Apayao
District Lone District
Barangays 22 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Josephine M. Bangsil
Area[2]
 • Total 606.04 km2 (233.99 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 19,063
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 10,250
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3813
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 2nd class
PSGC 148105000

Luna, officially the Municipality of Luna (Ilocano: Ili ti Luna; Filipino: Bayan ng Luna), is a municipality in the province of Apayao in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 19,063 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 10,250 registered voters.[4]

Its former name was Macatel, changed to Luna by the town's founding father, the Ilocano explorer Antonino Barroga from Dingras, Ilocos Norte.[5]

Geography[edit]

Luna is located at 18°20′N 121°21′E / 18.33°N 121.35°E / 18.33; 121.35.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 606.04 square kilometres (233.99 sq mi)[2] constituting 13.73% of the 4,413.35-square-kilometre- (1,704.00 sq mi) total area of Apayao.

Barangays[edit]

Luna is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
148105001 Bacsay 4.0% 769 850 −1.89%
148105016 Cagandungan 3.4% 647 618 0.88%
148105017 Calabigan 1.9% 368 532 −6.78%
148105018 Cangisitan 3.7% 713 683 0.82%
148105002 Capagaypayan 2.7% 524 468 2.18%
148105003 Dagupan 11.5% 2,194 2,038 1.41%
148105004 Lappa 3.8% 727 667 1.65%
148105019 Luyon 2.0% 383 350 1.73%
148105006 Marag 3.0% 581 557 0.81%
148105007 Poblacion 6.2% 1,181 1,107 1.24%
148105008 Quirino 7.1% 1,353 1,228 1.86%
148105009 Salvacion 2.0% 372 395 −1.14%
148105010 San Francisco 4.6% 880 840 0.89%
148105020 San Gregorio 2.9% 548 529 0.67%
148105011 San Isidro Norte 4.0% 759 750 0.23%
148105021 San Isidro Sur 8.1% 1,545 1,326 2.95%
148105012 San Sebastian 2.3% 442 355 4.26%
148105013 Santa Lina 6.1% 1,166 1,026 2.47%
148105022 Shalom 3.4% 652 666 −0.40%
148105014 Tumog 7.8% 1,495 1,285 2.92%
148105023 Turod 5.7% 1,092 1,064 0.50%
148105015 Zumigui 3.5% 672 695 −0.64%
Total 19,063 18,029 1.07%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Luna
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 10,550 —    
1995 12,126 +2.64%
2000 14,154 +3.37%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 16,431 +2.08%
2010 18,029 +3.44%
2015 19,063 +1.07%

In the 2015 census, Luna had a population of 19,063.[3] The population density was 31 inhabitants per square kilometre (80/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 10,250 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. ^ Belarde, Sonia; Ronald Ocampo (2010-02-05). "Municipal Background of Luna, The Show Window of Apayao". d' lunanians: The Official Site of the Municipality of Luna Apayao. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Luna, 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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