Salcedo, Ilocos Sur

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Salcedo
Municipality
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Salcedo
Map of Ilocos Sur showing the location of Salcedo
Salcedo is located in Philippines
Salcedo
Salcedo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°32′E / 17.15°N 120.53°E / 17.15; 120.53Coordinates: 17°09′N 120°32′E / 17.15°N 120.53°E / 17.15; 120.53
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos Region (Region I)
Province Ilocos Sur
District 2nd District
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leopoldo G. Gironella Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 103.44 km2 (39.94 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 11,288
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2711
IDD:area code +63 (0)77
Income class 4th class
Website www.salcedo-ilocossur.gov.ph

Salcedo is a fourth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,288 people.[3]

Formerly known as Baugen, it was renamed to Salcedo by virtue of Republic Act No. 1627 after the Spanish Conquistador Juan de Salcedo on June 20, 1957.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Salcedo is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Atabay
  • Calangcuasan
  • Balidbid
  • Baluarte
  • Baybayading
  • Boguibog
  • Bulala-Leguey
  • Kaliwakiw
  • Culiong
  • Dinaratan
  • Kinmarin
  • Lucbuban
  • Madarang
  • Maligcong
  • Pias
  • Poblacion Norte
  • Poblacion Sur
  • San Gaspar
  • San Tiburcio
  • Sorioan
  • Ubbog

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Salcedo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,397 —    
1995 10,116 +1.39%
2000 10,409 +0.61%
2007 10,704 +0.39%
2010 10,935 +0.78%
2015 11,288 +0.61%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Salcedo was 11,288 people,[3] with a density of 110 inhabitants per square kilometre or 280 inhabitants per square mile.

Economy[edit]

The people are engaged in farming, producing food crops, mostly rice and tobacco.

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. 1627 AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAUGUEN, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR, TO SALCEDO". Philippine legal materials database. PhilippineLaw.info. June 20, 1957. 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. ^ "Province of Ilocos Sur". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 

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