Norala, South Cotabato

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Norala
Municipality of Norala
Nickname(s): 
"Land of the Dreamweavers"
"Rice Bowl of South Cotabato"
Map of South Cotabato with Norala highlighted
Map of South Cotabato with Norala highlighted
Norala is located in Philippines
Norala
Norala
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°33′N 124°40′E / 6.55°N 124.67°E / 6.55; 124.67Coordinates: 6°33′N 124°40′E / 6.55°N 124.67°E / 6.55; 124.67
Country Philippines
RegionSoccsksargen (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
District2nd District
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorClemente B. Fedoc
 • Vice MayorVictor Y. Balayon
 • Electorate25,116 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total123.20 km2 (47.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total46,642
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9508
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)83
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)109.1 million  (2016)
Native languagesHiligaynon
Cebuano
Maguindanao language
Blaan language
Tagalog
Websitenoralascot.gov.ph

Norala, officially the Municipality of Norala, (Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Norala), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of South Cotabato, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 46,642 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Norala is subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Dumaguil
  • Esperanza
  • Kibid
  • Lapuz
  • Liberty
  • Lopez Jaena
  • Matapol
  • Poblacion
  • Puti
  • San Jose
  • San Miguel
  • Simsiman
  • Tinago
  • Benigno Aquino, Jr.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Norala
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 19,579—    
1970 34,131+5.71%
1975 41,570+4.03%
1980 47,397+2.66%
1990 35,566−2.83%
1995 39,688+2.08%
2000 40,744+0.56%
2007 44,070+1.09%
2010 44,635+0.46%
2015 46,642+0.84%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: South Cotabato". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.

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