Mahatao, Batanes

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Mahatao
Municipality of Mahatao
Mahatao Church
Official seal of Mahatao
Seal
Map of Batanes with Mahatao highlighted
Map of Batanes with Mahatao highlighted
Mahatao is located in Philippines
Mahatao
Mahatao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 20°25′N 121°57′E / 20.42°N 121.95°E / 20.42; 121.95Coordinates: 20°25′N 121°57′E / 20.42°N 121.95°E / 20.42; 121.95
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceBatanes
DistrictLone District
Barangays4 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorWilliam A. Agsunod
 • Electorate1,134 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total12.90 km2 (4.98 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total1,555
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3901
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class6th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)30,745,388.27 (2016)
Native languagesIvatan
Tagalog

Mahatao, officially the Municipality of Mahatao (Tagalog: Bayan ng Mahatao; Ilokano: Ili ti Mahatao), is a municipality in the province of Batanes in the Cagayan Valley (Region II) of the Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 1,555 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mahatao is located at 20°25′N 121°57′E / 20.42°N 121.95°E / 20.42; 121.95.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 12.90 square kilometres (4.98 sq mi)[2] constituting 5.89% of the 219.01-square-kilometre- (84.56 sq mi) total area of Batanes.

Barangays[edit]

Mahatao is politically subdivided into 4 barangays.[4] Hanib was corrected into Hañib by the Philippine Statistics Authority.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
020904001 Hañib 23.5% 365 372 −0.36%
020904002 Kaumbakan 27.3% 425 483 −2.41%
020904003 Panatayan 28.9% 449 416 1.46%
020904004 Uvoy (Poblacion) 20.3% 316 312 0.24%
Total 1,555 1,583 −0.34%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mahatao
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,129—    
1918 1,054−0.46%
1939 1,238+0.77%
1948 1,492+2.10%
1960 1,242−1.52%
1970 1,475+1.73%
1975 1,476+0.01%
1980 1,388−1.22%
1990 1,724+2.19%
1995 1,556−1.90%
2000 1,895+4.32%
2007 1,539−2.83%
2010 1,583+1.03%
2015 1,555−0.34%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, Mahatao had a population of 1,555.[3] The population density was 120 inhabitants per square kilometre (310/sq mi).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Mahatao, Batanes
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
26
(79)
28
(82)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
26
(79)
24
(75)
26
(79)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
25
(77)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
26
(79)
25
(77)
23
(73)
25
(78)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 44
(1.7)
35
(1.4)
29
(1.1)
48
(1.9)
204
(8.0)
238
(9.4)
291
(11.5)
325
(12.8)
304
(12.0)
202
(8.0)
141
(5.6)
60
(2.4)
1,921
(75.8)
Average rainy days 11.1 9.1 8.3 9.2 15.7 17.1 19.4 21.9 21.1 18.4 16.3 12.4 180
Source: Meteoblue [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Batanes". 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. ^ "Municipal: Mahatao, Batanes". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ "I. Renaming and Corrections of Names". Philippine Statistics Authority. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  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 Batanes". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Mahatao, Batanes : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 5 January 2019.

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