San Quintin, Abra

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San Quintin
Municipality
Municipality of San Quintin
Downtown area
Downtown area
Map of Abra with San Quintin highlighted
Map of Abra with San Quintin highlighted
San Quintin is located in Philippines
San Quintin
San Quintin
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°32′N 120°31′E / 17.54°N 120.52°E / 17.54; 120.52Coordinates: 17°32′N 120°31′E / 17.54°N 120.52°E / 17.54; 120.52
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Abra
District Lone District
Barangays 6 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Amador B. Diaz
 • Electorate 4,166 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 66.59 km2 (25.71 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 5,438
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2808
PSGC 140123000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 64,468,717.62 (2016)

San Quintin, officially the Municipality of San Quintin, (Ilokano: Ili ti San Quintin; Tagalog: Bayan ng San Quintin), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Abra, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 5,438 people.[3]

The town is known for the Tugot ni Angalo, believed to be the footprint of the giant who was the first man in Abra mythology.[4]

Geography[edit]

San Quintin is located at 17°32′N 120°31′E / 17.54°N 120.52°E / 17.54; 120.52.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 66.59 square kilometres (25.71 sq mi)[2] constituting 1.60% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

Barangays[edit]

San Quintin is politically subdivided into 6 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
140123001 Labaan 17.9% 973 882 1.89%
140123002 Palang 10.4% 564 589 −0.82%
140123003 Pantoc 13.0% 709 676 0.91%
140123004 Poblacion 14.2% 771 741 0.76%
140123005 Tangadan 26.0% 1,415 1,362 0.73%
140123006 Villa Mercedes 18.5% 1,006 983 0.44%
Total 5,438 5,233 0.73%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Quintin
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 877 —    
1918 2,152 +6.17%
1939 2,239 +0.19%
1948 1,518 −4.23%
1960 2,495 +4.23%
1970 3,259 +2.70%
1975 3,374 +0.70%
1980 3,574 +1.16%
1990 4,293 +1.85%
1995 4,999 +2.89%
2000 5,130 +0.56%
2007 5,341 +0.56%
2010 5,233 −0.74%
2015 5,438 +0.73%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, San Quintin had a population of 5,438.[3] The population density was 82 inhabitants per square kilometre (210/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 4,166 registered voters.[9]

Products[edit]

San Quintin's main products include rice, corn, tobacco, mango and freshwater fish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Abra". 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. ^ http://www.edmaration.com/2012/10/tugot-ni-angalo.html
  5. ^ "Municipal: San Quintin, Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  8. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 

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