Quirino, Ilocos Sur

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Quirino
Municipality of Quirino
Official seal of Quirino
Seal
Map of Ilocos Sur with Quirino highlighted
Map of Ilocos Sur with Quirino highlighted
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
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
District2nd District
Barangays9 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAllen nimo jr.
 • Electorate5,754 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total240.10 km2 (92.70 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total8,573
 • Density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2721
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)77
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)135,990,980.19 (2016)
Native languagesKankanaey language
Ilocano
Tagalog

Quirino, officially the Municipality of Quirino, is a 4th 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
YearPop.±% 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. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 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. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Ilocos Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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