Pidigan, Abra

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Pidigan
Municipality
Municipality of Pidigan
Map of Abra with Pidigan highlighted
Map of Abra with Pidigan highlighted
Pidigan is located in Philippines
Pidigan
Pidigan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°34′N 120°35′E / 17.57°N 120.59°E / 17.57; 120.59Coordinates: 17°34′N 120°35′E / 17.57°N 120.59°E / 17.57; 120.59
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Abra
District Lone District
Barangays 15 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jannsen B. Valera
 • Electorate 7,980 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 49.15 km2 (18.98 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 12,185
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2806
PSGC 140118000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 56,412,850.64 (2016)

Pidigan, officially the Municipality of Pidigan, (Ilokano: Ili ti Pidigan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Pidigan), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Abra, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 12,185 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pidigan is located at 17°34′N 120°35′E / 17.57°N 120.59°E / 17.57; 120.59.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 49.15 square kilometres (18.98 sq mi)[2] constituting 1.18% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

Barangays[edit]

Pidigan is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
140118001 Alinaya 7.6% 920 996 −1.50%
140118002 Arab 3.9% 470 458 0.49%
140118004 Garreta 5.3% 649 582 2.10%
140118005 Immuli 5.0% 614 557 1.87%
140118007 Laskig 4.7% 568 484 3.09%
140118009 Monggoc 9.7% 1,182 1,101 1.36%
140118008 Naguirayan 5.4% 652 698 −1.29%
140118010 Pamutic 5.2% 637 566 2.28%
140118011 Pangtud 11.3% 1,372 1,070 4.85%
140118012 Poblacion East 13.3% 1,623 1,603 0.24%
140118013 Poblacion West 10.3% 1,259 1,228 0.48%
140118014 San Diego 4.2% 513 442 2.88%
140118016 Sulbec 5.6% 682 675 0.20%
140118018 Suyo (Malidong) 5.4% 664 625 1.16%
140118019 Yuyeng 3.1% 380 443 −2.88%
Total 12,185 11,528 1.06%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pidigan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,639—    
1918 3,864+2.57%
1939 3,994+0.16%
1948 3,473−1.54%
1960 5,414+3.77%
1970 6,605+2.01%
1975 6,897+0.87%
1980 7,162+0.76%
1990 8,807+2.09%
1995 9,098+0.61%
2000 10,183+2.44%
2007 11,280+1.42%
2010 11,528+0.79%
2015 12,185+1.06%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Pidigan had a population of 12,185.[3] The population density was 250 inhabitants per square kilometre (650/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 7,980 registered voters.[8]

List of Cultural Properties of Pidigan[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Municipal: Pidigan, Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  7. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Municipality of Pidigan, Abra". Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 30 April 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 

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