Luna, Isabela

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Luna
Municipality
Municipality of Luna
Official seal of Luna
Seal
Map of Isabela with Luna highlighted
Map of Isabela with Luna highlighted
Luna is located in Philippines
Luna
Luna
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°58′N 121°44′E / 16.97°N 121.73°E / 16.97; 121.73Coordinates: 16°58′N 121°44′E / 16.97°N 121.73°E / 16.97; 121.73
Country  Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 3rd District of Isabela
Barangays 19 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jaime N. Atayde
 • Vice Mayor Andy Domingo
 • Electorate 12,387 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 45.70 km2 (17.64 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 19,326
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3304
PSGC 023116000
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 71,942,142.62 (2016)
Poverty incidence 10.41 (2012)[4]
Website www.luna-isabela.gov.ph

Luna, officially the Municipality of Luna, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 19,326 people.[3]

Luna was formerly known as Antatet.[5] The municipality celebrates Bato Arts festival during the 2014 Bambanti Festival.

Barangays[edit]

Luna is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.[2]

  • Bustamante
  • Centro 1 (Poblacion)
  • Centro 2 (Poblacion)
  • Centro 3 (Poblacion)
  • Concepcion
  • Dadap
  • Harana
  • Lalog 1
  • Lalog 2
  • Luyao
  • Macañao
  • Macugay
  • Mambabanga
  • Pulay
  • Puroc
  • San Isidro
  • San Miguel
  • Santo Domingo
  • Union Kalinga

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Luna
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 2,009—    
1948 3,075+4.84%
1960 5,209+4.49%
1970 7,008+3.01%
1975 8,404+3.71%
1980 9,745+3.00%
1990 12,335+2.39%
1995 13,255+1.36%
2000 14,581+2.06%
2007 15,884+1.19%
2010 18,091+4.85%
2015 19,326+1.27%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Luna, Isabela, was 19,326 people,[3] with a density of 420 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,100 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Luna, Isabela
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
32
(90)
35
(95)
35
(95)
35
(95)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
28
(82)
32
(90)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(66)
20
(68)
21
(70)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
20
(68)
22
(71)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.2
(1.228)
23
(0.91)
27.7
(1.091)
28.1
(1.106)
113.5
(4.469)
141.4
(5.567)
176.4
(6.945)
236.6
(9.315)
224.9
(8.854)
247.7
(9.752)
222.9
(8.776)
178
(7.01)
1,651.4
(65.023)
Average rainy days 10 6 5 5 13 12 15 15 15 17 16 15 144
Source: World Weather Online[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Isabela". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "PSA Releases the 2012 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Antatet in the Province of Isabela to Luna". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  8. ^ "Province of Isabela". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Luna, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 

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