Ragay, Camarines Sur

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Ragay
Municipality
Municipality of Ragay
Official seal of Ragay
Seal
Map of Camarines Sur with Ragay highlighted
Map of Camarines Sur with Ragay highlighted
Ragay is located in Philippines
Ragay
Ragay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°49′N 122°47′E / 13.82°N 122.78°E / 13.82; 122.78Coordinates: 13°49′N 122°47′E / 13.82°N 122.78°E / 13.82; 122.78
Country  Philippines
Region Bicol Region (Region V)
Province Camarines Sur
District 1st district
Barangays 38 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Thaddeus A. Ramos
 • Vice Mayor Elmer Linao
 • Electorate 31,460 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 400.22 km2 (154.53 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 58,214
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4410
PSGC 051730000
IDD:area code +63 (0)54
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 1st municipal income class
Poverty incidence 37.42 (2012)[4]
Website ragay.camarinessur.gov.ph

Ragay, officially the Municipality of Ragay, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 58,214 people.[3]

History[edit]

No date was known as to the establishment of the municipality of Ragay although it was recorded that the town was still a visita of Lupi on April 15, 1753.[citation needed]

Barangays[edit]

Ragay is politically subdivided into 38 barangay's.

  • Agao-ao
  • Agrupacion
  • Amomokpok
  • Apad
  • Apale
  • Banga Caves
  • Baya
  • Binahan Proper
  • Binahan Upper
  • Buenasuerte
  • Cabadisan
  • Cabinitan
  • Cabugao
  • Caditaan
  • Cale
  • Godofredo Reyes Sr.(Catabangan Crossing)
  • Catabangan Proper
  • Inandawa
  • Laguio
  • Lanipga-Cawayan
  • Liboro
  • Lohong
  • Lower Omon
  • Lower Santa Cruz
  • Panaytayan
  • Panaytayan Nuevo
  • Patalunan
  • Poblacion Ilaod
  • Poblacion Iraya
  • Port Junction Norte
  • Port Junction Sur
  • Salvacion
  • Samay
  • San Rafael
  • F. Simeon (Pugod)
  • Tagbac
  • Upper Omon
  • Upper Santa Cruz

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Ragay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 2,344 —    
1918 3,811 +3.29%
1939 11,514 +5.41%
1948 20,062 +6.36%
1960 27,925 +2.79%
1970 32,635 +1.57%
1975 32,798 +0.10%
1980 34,891 +1.24%
1990 41,438 +1.73%
1995 44,154 +1.20%
2000 47,743 +1.69%
2007 52,021 +1.19%
2010 54,934 +2.00%
2015 58,214 +1.11%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Ragay, Camarines Sur, was 58,214 people,[3] with a density of 150 inhabitants per square kilometre or 390 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ragay, Camarines Sur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32
(90)
31
(88)
35
(95)
37
(99)
37
(99)
36
(97)
36
(97)
34
(93)
35
(95)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
34.3
(93.9)
Average low °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28.9
(84)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 159.85
(6.2933)
61.25
(2.4114)
60.56
(2.3843)
43.28
(1.7039)
69.32
(2.7291)
183.65
(7.2303)
346.37
(13.6366)
386.41
(15.213)
281.42
(11.0795)
296.39
(11.6689)
389.18
(15.322)
119.9
(4.72)
2,397.58
(94.3923)
Average rainy days 26 22 22 18 20 26 30 31 28 28 30 28 309
Source: World Weather Online[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Camarines Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "PSA Releases the 2012 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Camarines Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Ragay, Camarines Sur: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 29 October 2017. 

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