Pinili

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Pinili
Municipality of Pinili
Official seal of Pinili
Seal
Map of Ilocos Norte with Pinili highlighted
Map of Ilocos Norte with Pinili highlighted
Pinili is located in Philippines
Pinili
Pinili
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°57′14″N 120°31′37″E / 17.954°N 120.527°E / 17.954; 120.527Coordinates: 17°57′14″N 120°31′37″E / 17.954°N 120.527°E / 17.954; 120.527
Country Philippines
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
District2nd District
Barangays25 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorSamuel S. Pagdilao, Sr.
 • Electorate10,887 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total89.48 km2 (34.55 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total17,300
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2905
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)77
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)198,779,516.94 (2016)
Native languagesIlocano
Tagalog
Websitewww.pinili.gov.ph

Pinili, officially the Municipality of Pinili, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 17,300 people.[3]

The place is called Pinili because Gregorio Aglipay, founder of the Philippine Independent Church, chose (pinili in Tagalog) to hide in this mountainous municipality. Aglipay has a statue in honor of him, having a bible and a revolver in his hands.[citation needed]

Barangays[edit]

Pinili is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[2]

  • Aglipay
  • Apatut-Lubong
  • Badio
  • Barbar
  • Buanga
  • Bulbulala
  • Bungro
  • Cabaroan
  • Capangdanan
  • Dalayap
  • Darat
  • Gulpeng
  • Liliputen
  • Lumbaan-Bicbica
  • Nagtrigoan
  • Pagdilao (Poblacion)
  • Pugaoan
  • Puritac
  • Sacritan
  • Salanap
  • Santo Tomas
  • Tartarabang
  • Puzol
  • Upon
  • Valbuena (Poblacion)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pinili
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 7,890—    
1948 8,318+0.59%
1960 10,472+1.94%
1970 12,211+1.55%
1975 12,741+0.86%
1980 13,521+1.20%
1990 14,950+1.01%
1995 14,817−0.17%
2000 15,903+1.53%
2007 16,185+0.24%
2010 16,732+1.22%
2015 17,300+0.64%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Pinili was 17,300 people,[3] with a density of 190 inhabitants per square kilometre or 490 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Ilocos Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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