Santa Cruz, Marinduque

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Santa Cruz
Municipality of Santa Cruz
Municipal Hall
Municipal Hall
Official seal of Santa Cruz
Seal
Map of Marinduque with Santa Cruz highlighted
Map of Marinduque with Santa Cruz highlighted
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Santa Cruz is located in Philippines
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°29′N 122°02′E / 13.48°N 122.03°E / 13.48; 122.03Coordinates: 13°29′N 122°02′E / 13.48°N 122.03°E / 13.48; 122.03
Country Philippines
RegionMimaropa (Region IV-B)
ProvinceMarinduque
DistrictLone district of Marinduque
Founded1609
Barangays55 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAntonio L. Uy Jr.
 • Vice MayorGeraldine M. Del Rosario
 • CongressmanLord Allan Jay Q. Velasco
 • Electorate38,308 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total270.77 km2 (104.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total56,408
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
 • Households
13,309
Economy
 • Income class1st municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence15.62% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)156,288,998.60 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4902
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)42
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesTagalog

Santa Cruz, officially the Municipality of Santa Cruz, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Marinduque, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 56,408 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

The municipal jurisdiction also includes the islands of Maniwaya, Mongpong, Salomague, and Santa Cruz (also known as Polo Island), as well as several minor islets.

Barangays[edit]

Santa Cruz is politically subdivided into 55 barangays.[2] In 1957 the sitio of Kalangkang, barrio of Kasily, was converted into a barrio.[5]

  • Alobo
  • Angas
  • Aturan
  • Bagong Silang Pob. (2nd Zone)
  • Baguidbirin
  • Baliis
  • Balogo
  • Banahaw Pob. (3rd Zone Pob.)
  • Bangcuangan
  • Banogbog
  • Biga
  • Botilao
  • Buyabod
  • Dating Bayan
  • Devilla
  • Dolores
  • Haguimit
  • Hupi
  • Ipil
  • Jolo
  • Kaganhao
  • Kalangkang
  • Kamandugan
  • Kasily
  • Kilo-kilo
  • Kinyaman
  • Labo
  • Lamesa
  • Landy(Perez)
  • Lapu-lapu Pob. (5th Zone)
  • Libjo
  • Lipa
  • Lusok
  • Maharlika Pob. (1st Zone)
  • Makulapnit
  • Maniwaya
  • Manlibunan
  • Masaguisi
  • Masalukot
  • Matalaba
  • Mongpong
  • Morales
  • Napo (Malabon)
  • Pag-Asa Pob. (4th Zone)
  • Pantayin
  • Polo
  • Pulong-Parang
  • Punong
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • Tagum
  • Tamayo
  • Tambangan
  • Tawiran
  • Taytay

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Santa Cruz, Marinduque
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
28
(82)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31
(1.2)
23
(0.9)
25
(1.0)
30
(1.2)
85
(3.3)
145
(5.7)
182
(7.2)
153
(6.0)
172
(6.8)
150
(5.9)
113
(4.4)
68
(2.7)
1,177
(46.3)
Average rainy days 11.3 8.5 9.7 11.3 18.3 23.2 26.6 25.4 25.9 24.2 19.7 15.2 219.3
Source: Meteoblue [6]

History[edit]

Republic Act No. 204, approved May 28, 1948, converted the sitios of Angas of the barrio of Tagum, Biga of the barrio of Alobo, Kamandungan of the barrio of Lusok, Kilokilo of the barrio of San Antonio, and Makulapnit of the barrio of Devilla to regular and independent barrios.[7]

In 1953, the sitio of Baguidbirin was converted into a barrio.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Maniwaya Island
Population census of Santa Cruz
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 16,350—    
1918 16,681+0.13%
1939 24,537+1.85%
1948 27,430+1.25%
1960 32,765+1.49%
1970 41,300+2.34%
1975 49,274+3.60%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 51,846+1.02%
1990 52,926+0.21%
1995 56,991+1.40%
2000 60,055+1.13%
2007 61,322+0.29%
2010 55,673−3.46%
2015 56,408+0.25%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][9][10][11]

In the 2015 census, the population of Santa Cruz, Marinduque, was 56,408 people,[3] with a density of 210 inhabitants per square kilometre or 540 inhabitants per square mile.

Transportation[edit]

Access to the municipality:

Twin towns/cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Marinduque". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitio of Kalangkang, Barrio of Kasily, Municipality of Santa Cruz, Province of Marinduque, into a Barrio to Be Known As the Barrio of Kalangkang of Said Municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  6. ^ "Santa Cruz: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  7. ^ "An act converting the sitios of Angas, Biga, Kamandungan, Kilokilo and Makulapnit of the municipality of Santa Cruz, province of Marinduque, into independent barrios". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  8. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Baguidbirin in the Municipality of Santa Cruz, Province of Marinduque". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
  9. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  10. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  11. ^ "Province of Marinduque". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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