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 PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5206
PSGC 175210000
IDD:area code +63 (0)43
Climate type tropical climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class

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.

  • Bacawan
  • Bacungan
  • Batuhan
  • Bayanan
  • Biga
  • Buhay Na Tubig
  • Calubasanhon
  • Calima
  • Casiligan
  • Malibago
  • Maluanluan
  • Matulatula
  • Pahilahan
  • Panikihan
  • Zone I (Pob.)
  • Zone II (Pob.)
  • Pula
  • Puting Cacao
  • Tagbakin
  • Tagumpay
  • Tiguihan
  • Campamento
  • Misong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pola
Year Pop. ±% 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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Oriental Mindoro". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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