Sablan, Benguet

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Sablan
Municipality
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Flag of Sablan
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Official seal of Sablan
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Map of Benguet showing the location of Sablan
Sablan is located in Philippines
Sablan
Sablan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°30′N 120°31′E / 16.5°N 120.52°E / 16.5; 120.52Coordinates: 16°30′N 120°31′E / 16.5°N 120.52°E / 16.5; 120.52
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Benguet
District Lone district of Benguet
Barangays 8 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Arthur Camacho Baldo
 • Electorate 6,795 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 105.63 km2 (40.78 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 11,457
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2614
PSGC 141112000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 5th municipal income class

Sablan, officially the Municipality of Sablan (Ilocano: Ili ti Sablan; Filipino: Bayan ng Sablan), is a municipality in the province of Benguet in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 11,457 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 6,795 registered voters.[4]

History[edit]

The term "Sablan" was derived from the local word "Sabdang", a local tree which thrived in the area.[5]

Sablan was created officially as a municipal district on July 1, 1927 under Executive Order No. 61 dated May 17, 1927 by then American Governor General Leonard Wood.[5]

Geography[edit]

Sablan is located at 16°30′N 120°31′E / 16.5°N 120.52°E / 16.5; 120.52, at the mid-western tip of Benguet. It is bounded by Kapangan on the north, Tublay on the northeast, La Trinidad on the east, Baguio City in the southeast, Tuba in the south, Aringay on the southwest, and Burgos to the west.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 105.63 square kilometres (40.78 sq mi)[2] constituting 3.81% of the 2,769.08-square-kilometre- (1,069.15 sq mi) total area of Benguet.

Barangays[edit]

Sablan is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
141112002 Bagong 6.2% 705 764 −1.52%
141112003 Balluay 4.7% 536 507 1.06%
141112004 Banangan 15.8% 1,808 1,756 0.56%
141112005 Banengbeng 9.4% 1,072 1,108 −0.63%
141112006 Bayabas 21.5% 2,467 2,068 3.42%
141112007 Kamog 12.8% 1,468 1,064 6.32%
141112010 Pappa 5.2% 593 594 −0.03%
141112011 Poblacion 24.5% 2,808 2,650 1.11%
Total 11,457 10,511 1.65%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sablan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1939 2,930 —    
1948 2,786 −0.56%
1960 4,741 +4.53%
1970 5,681 +1.82%
1975 7,345 +5.29%
1980 7,900 +1.47%
1990 8,440 +0.66%
1995 9,170 +1.57%
2000 9,652 +1.10%
2007 10,890 +1.68%
2010 10,511 −1.28%
2015 11,457 +1.65%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, Sablan had a population of 11,457.[3] The population density was 110 inhabitants per square kilometre (280/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 6,795 registered voters.[4]

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

As of 2014, Sablan has 14 public elementary schools and 2 public secondary schools.[10][11][12]

Private schools[edit]

Saint Louis School of Sablan is the only private secondary school in the municipality, located at barangay Poblacion.

Transportation[edit]

Major roads within the Sablan include the Quirino Highway (formerly Naguilian Road) and Asin Road.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Benguet". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Municipality of Sablan, Benguet profile". DILG - CAR. Department of Interior and Local Government (Philippines). Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Sablan, Benguet". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Province of Benguet". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "Masterlist of Public Elementary Schools for the School year 2012- 2013" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 15, 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Masterlist of Secondary Schools (School Year 2013- 2014)" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 4, 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "Masterlist of Public Schools SY 2013-2014" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), 22 October 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 

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