Quirino, Ilocos Sur

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Quirino
Municipality
Official seal of Quirino
Seal
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Quirino
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Quirino
Quirino is located in Philippines
Quirino
Quirino
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°40′E / 17.15°N 120.67°E / 17.15; 120.67Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°40′E / 17.15°N 120.67°E / 17.15; 120.67
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos Region (Region I)
Province Ilocos Sur
District 2nd District
Barangays 9
Government[1]
 • Mayor Clifford L. Patil-ao
Area[2]
 • Total 240.10 km2 (92.70 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 8,573
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2721
IDD:area code +63 (0)77
Income class 4th class

Quirino is a fourth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 8,573 people.[3]

Formerly known as Angaki (also spelled Angkaki in some sources), the municipality was renamed in June 1964 to Quirino in honor of Elpidio Quirino, the sixth President of the Philippines.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Quirino is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.[2]

  • Banoen
  • Cayus
  • Lamag (formerly Tubtuba)
  • Legleg (Poblacion)
  • Malideg
  • Namitpit
  • Patiacan
  • Patungcaleo (formerly Lamag)
  • Suagayan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Quirino
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 291 —    
1918 2,817 +16.34%
1939 3,182 +0.58%
1948 3,130 −0.18%
1960 4,318 +2.72%
1970 5,539 +2.52%
1975 5,646 +0.38%
1980 5,283 −1.32%
1990 6,623 +2.29%
1995 7,295 +1.83%
2000 7,130 −0.49%
2007 7,866 +1.36%
2010 8,535 +3.02%
2015 8,573 +0.08%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Quirino, Ilocos Sur, was 8,573 people,[3] with a density of 36 inhabitants per square kilometre or 93 inhabitants per square mile.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Ilocos Sur". 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. ^ "REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4035 AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ANGAKI, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR, TO QUIRINO". Philippine legal materials database. PhilippineLaw.info. June 18, 1964. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Ilocos Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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