Sagñay, Camarines Sur

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Sagñay
Municipality
Map of Camarines Sur showing the location of Sagñay
Map of Camarines Sur showing the location of Sagñay
Sagñay is located in Philippines
Sagñay
Sagñay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°36′N 123°31′E / 13.6°N 123.52°E / 13.6; 123.52Coordinates: 13°36′N 123°31′E / 13.6°N 123.52°E / 13.6; 123.52
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Camarines Sur
District 3rd district
Barangays 19
Government[1]
 • Mayor Evelyn B. Fuentebella
Area[2]
 • Total 154.76 km2 (59.75 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 34,546
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4421
IDD:area code +63 (0)54
Income class 3rd class; partially urban

Sagñay [ˈsaŋaj] is a third class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,546 people.[3]

Atulayan Island is under the jurisdiction of this municipality.

History[edit]

Sagñay was established in the late 17th century by the Spanish friars. Like the town of Lagonoy, Sañgay also formed part of the province of Albay but it was separated in the year 1846 by the order of Governor General Narciso Claveria.

The parish of St. Andrew was founded in the same year that Sagñay gained its independence as a town. The town's annual fiesta is held every November 30.Based from Atanacio.

Barangays[edit]

Sagñay is subdivided into 19 barangays.

  • Aniog
  • Atulayan
  • Bongalon
  • Buracan
  • Casuna
  • Del Carmen
  • Kilantaao
  • Kilomaon
  • Mabca
  • Minadongjol
  • Nato
  • Patitinan
  • San Antonio (Pob.)
  • San Isidro (Pob.)
  • San Roque (Pob.)
  • Santo Niño
  • Sibaguan
  • Tinorongan
  • Vinagre

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sagñay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 5,333 —    
1918 5,429 +0.12%
1939 7,052 +1.25%
1948 8,378 +1.93%
1960 14,004 +4.37%
1970 16,968 +1.94%
1975 18,013 +1.21%
1980 20,241 +2.36%
1990 22,422 +1.03%
1995 26,530 +3.20%
2000 26,619 +0.07%
2007 29,082 +1.23%
2010 31,314 +2.73%
2015 34,546 +1.89%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Sagñay, Camarines Sur, was 34,546 people,[3] with a density of 220 inhabitants per square kilometre or 570 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: CAMARINES SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Province of Camarines Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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