Pola, Oriental Mindoro

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Pola
Municipality
Municipality of Pola
Official seal of Pola
Seal
Map of Oriental Mindoro with Pola highlighted
Map of Oriental Mindoro with Pola highlighted
Pola is located in Philippines
Pola
Pola
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°08′38″N 121°26′24″E / 13.1439°N 121.44°E / 13.1439; 121.44Coordinates: 13°08′38″N 121°26′24″E / 13.1439°N 121.44°E / 13.1439; 121.44
Country  Philippines
Region Mimaropa (Region IV-B)
Province Oriental Mindoro
District 1st District
Founded 1918
Barangays 23 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Leandro P. Panganiban Jr.
 • Electorate 17,498 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 159.34 km2 (61.52 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 34,701
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 5206
PSGC 175210000
IDD:area code +63 (0)43
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 92,583,069.12 (2016)
Native languages Tadyawan
Tagalog

Pola, officially the Municipality of Pola, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,701 people.[3]

Pola is the birthplace of former vice president and veteran ABS-CBN broadcaster Noli de Castro and DZMM Broadcaster and Field Reporter Noel Alamar. It is 74 kilometres (46 mi) from Calapan.

Barangays[edit]

Pola is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

Barangay Population (2016)
Bacawan 1,458
Bacungan 567
Batuhan 2,842
Bayanan 1,820
Biga 1,179
Buhay Na Tubig 1,207
Calubasanhon 1,420
Calima 1,994
Casiligan 1,878
Malibago 1,196
Maluanluan 3,316
Matulatula 3,921
Pahilahan 2,053
Panikihan 1,565
Zone I (Poblacion) 433
Zone II (Poblacion) 598
Pula 1,780
Puting Cacao 809
Tagbakin 1,469
Tagumpay 736
Tiguihan 804
Campamento 597
Misong 1,059
Total 34,701

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pola
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,650—    
1918 4,307+6.61%
1939 10,107+4.15%
1948 12,612+2.49%
1960 21,884+4.70%
1970 18,789−1.51%
1975 19,072+0.30%
1980 23,188+3.98%
1990 26,833+1.47%
1995 29,156+1.57%
2000 31,938+1.97%
2007 32,635+0.30%
2010 32,984+0.39%
2015 34,701+0.97%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

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

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