Maconacon

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Maconacon
Municipality of Maconacon
Aerial view of Maconacon after Typhoon Megi (2010)
Aerial view of Maconacon after Typhoon Megi (2010)
Official seal of Maconacon
Seal
Map of Isabela with Maconacon highlighted
Map of Isabela with Maconacon highlighted
Maconacon is located in Philippines
Maconacon
Maconacon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°26′N 122°14′E / 17.43°N 122.23°E / 17.43; 122.23Coordinates: 17°26′N 122°14′E / 17.43°N 122.23°E / 17.43; 122.23
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
District1st District, Isabela
Barangays10 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLycelle Kate M. Domingo
 • Vice MayorJolly Taberner
 • Electorate2,403 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total538.66 km2 (207.98 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total4,253
 • Density7.9/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3333
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)96,921,374.12 (2016)
Poverty incidence29.26 (2012)[4]
Native languagesIbanag
Ilocano
Atta language
Dupaningan Agta
Kasiguranin

Maconacon, officially the Municipality of Maconacon, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 4,253 people,[3] making it the least populous municipality in the province.

Barangays[edit]

Maconacon is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[2]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
023117001 Diana 3.9% 165 300 −10.76%
023117002 Eleonor (Poblacion) 5.7% 244 242 0.16%
023117003 Fely (Poblacion) 19.1% 813 752 1.50%
023117004 Lita (Poblacion) 6.9% 292 282 0.67%
023117005 Reina Mercedes 15.2% 646 448 7.22%
023117006 Minanga 12.6% 535 490 1.69%
023117007 Malasin 13.1% 558 520 1.35%
023117008 Canadam 5.3% 227 162 6.63%
023117009 Aplaya 7.9% 338 171 13.85%
023117010 Santa Marina (Dianggo) 10.2% 435 248 11.29%
Total 4,253 3,615 3.14%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maconacon
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 1,390—    
1975 2,433+11.88%
1980 4,521+13.19%
1990 7,259+4.85%
1995 5,895−3.82%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2000 3,721−9.39%
2007 3,991+0.97%
2010 3,615−3.54%
2015 4,253+3.14%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Maconacon was 4,253 people,[3] with a density of 7.9 inhabitants per square kilometre or 20 inhabitants per square mile.

Transportation[edit]

Maconacon is accessible via sea and air. Its primary gateway is Maconacon Airport which connects this isolated town to Cauayan Airport, also in Isabela.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Maconacon, 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
(1.23)
23
(0.9)
27.7
(1.09)
28.1
(1.11)
113.5
(4.47)
141.4
(5.57)
176.4
(6.94)
236.6
(9.31)
224.9
(8.85)
247.7
(9.75)
222.9
(8.78)
178
(7.0)
1,651.4
(65)
Average rainy days 10 6 5 5 13 12 15 15 15 17 16 15 144
Source: World Weather Online[8]

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 e 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. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Isabela". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Maconacon, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 3 November 2015.

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