Santa Ana, Pampanga

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Santa Ana
Municipality
Municipality of Santa Ana
Welcome arc
Welcome arc
Official seal of Santa Ana
Seal
Map of Pampanga with Santa Ana highlighted
Map of Pampanga with Santa Ana highlighted
Santa Ana is located in Philippines
Santa Ana
Santa Ana
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°05′38″N 120°46′05″E / 15.0939°N 120.7681°E / 15.0939; 120.7681Coordinates: 15°05′38″N 120°46′05″E / 15.0939°N 120.7681°E / 15.0939; 120.7681
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Pampanga
District 3rd District
Barangays 14 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Norberto Gamboa
 • Electorate 28,392 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 39.84 km2 (15.38 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 55,178
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2022
PSGC 035419000
IDD:area code +63 (0)45
Climate type tropical monsoon climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class

Santa Ana, officially the Municipality of Santa Ana, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Pampanga, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 55,178 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Santa Ana is politically subdivided into 14 barangays. All of its barangays were named after various Christian patrons, although some townsfolk still use their former names.

  • San Agustin (Sumpung)
  • San Bartolome (Patayum)
  • San Isidro (Quenabuan)
  • San Joaquin (Poblacion, Canukil)
  • San Jose (Catmun)
  • San Juan (Tinajeru)
  • San Nicolas (Sepung Ilug)
  • San Pablo (Muzun)
  • San Pedro (Calumpang)
  • San Roque (Tuclung)
  • Santa Lucia (Calinan)
  • Santa Maria (Balen Bayu)
  • Santiago (Culsara)
  • Santo Rosario (Pagbatuan)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Ana
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 5,532 —    
1918 6,528 +1.11%
1939 8,183 +1.08%
1948 10,491 +2.80%
1960 14,121 +2.51%
1970 19,402 +3.22%
1975 22,595 +3.10%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 25,361 +2.34%
1990 32,540 +2.52%
1995 37,975 +2.94%
2000 42,990 +2.69%
2007 49,756 +2.04%
2010 52,001 +1.62%
2015 55,178 +1.14%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Santa Ana, Pampanga, was 55,178 people,[3] with a density of 1,400 inhabitants per square kilometre or 3,600 inhabitants per square mile.

Local government[edit]

The municipal government is divided into three branches: executive, legislative and judiciary. The judicial branch is administered solely by the Supreme Court of the Philippines. The executive branch is composed of the mayor and the barangay captain for the barangays. The legislative branch is composed of the Sangguniang Bayan (town assembly), Sangguniang Barangay (barangay council), and the Sangguniang Kabataan for the youth sector.

St. Anne Parish Church[edit]

St. Anne parish's present church is made of stone and bricks. The heritage building was constructed by Fr. Ferrer in 1853 and completed by Fr. Lucas Gonzalez using adobe stones from Meycauayan City, Bulacan and wood from Betis and Porac, Pampanga. The church is 58 metres (190 ft) long, 14 metres (46 ft) wide and 13 metres (43 ft) high. Parish convent was built in 1866 by Fr. Antonio Redondo. The massive 1857 hexagonal four-storey belltower has blind and open recesses, keeping with the symmetry of the façade. It ends in a balustrade dome topped by a cross.[7][8]

Education[edit]

There are 5 prime schools in the town aside from public elementary schools: the Saint Mary's Angels College, San Isidro High School, Holy Cross College, Sta.Ana National High School and Telesforo Natividad Alfonso High School.

Images[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Pampanga". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Pampanga". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  7. ^ http://pampanga.islandsphilippines.com/natural.php
  8. ^ http://www.visitmyphilippines.com/index.php?title=Churches&func=all&pid=4370&tbl=0

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