Santa Marcela, Apayao

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Santa Marcela
Municipality
Map of Apayao showing the location of Santa Marcela
Map of Apayao with Santa Marcela highlighted
Sta. Marcela is located in Philippines
Sta. Marcela
Sta. Marcela
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°17′N 121°26′E / 18.28°N 121.43°E / 18.28; 121.43Coordinates: 18°17′N 121°26′E / 18.28°N 121.43°E / 18.28; 121.43
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Apayao
District Lone District
Barangays 13 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Rolly U. Guiang
 • Electorate 7,152 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 196.32 km2 (75.80 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 13,613
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3811
PSGC 148107000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 4th municipal income class
Website www.stamarcela.gov.ph

Santa Marcela, officially the Municipality of Santa Marcela (Ilocano: Ili ti Santa Marcela; Filipino: Bayan ng Santa Marcela), is a municipality in the province of Apayao in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 13,613 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 7,152 registered voters.[4]

Santa Marcela was created into an independent municipality on June 17, 1967 when several barrios were separated from Luna and Flora and constituted into the newly created town.[5]

Geography[edit]

Santa Marcela is located at 18°17′N 121°26′E / 18.28°N 121.43°E / 18.28; 121.43.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 196.32 square kilometres (75.80 sq mi)[2] constituting 4.45% of the 4,413.35-square-kilometre- (1,704.00 sq mi) total area of Apayao.

Barangays[edit]

Santa Marcela is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
148107001 Barocboc 10.6% 1,448 1,548 −1.26%
148107002 Consuelo 7.6% 1,037 871 3.38%
148107012 Emiliana 5.8% 785 787 −0.05%
148107003 Imelda (Sipa Annex) 7.2% 978 850 2.71%
148107004 Malekkeg 8.4% 1,141 970 3.14%
148107005 Marcela (Poblacion) 9.5% 1,296 1,120 2.82%
148107006 Nueva 5.9% 803 662 3.74%
148107007 Panay 7.1% 969 766 4.58%
148107008 San Antonio 6.0% 822 799 0.54%
148107013 San Carlos 10.2% 1,390 1,138 3.88%
148107014 San Juan 4.7% 638 461 6.38%
148107015 San Mariano 7.9% 1,069 978 1.71%
148107011 Sipa Proper 9.1% 1,237 1,060 2.98%
Total 13,613 12,010 2.41%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Marcela
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 5,436 —    
1975 7,185 +5.75%
1980 7,768 +1.57%
1990 7,622 −0.19%
1995 8,718 +2.55%
2000 9,856 +2.67%
2007 11,731 +2.43%
2010 12,010 +0.86%
2015 13,613 +2.41%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, Santa Marcela had a population of 13,613.[3] The population density was 69 inhabitants per square kilometre (180/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 7,152 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Apayao". 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. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Republic Act No. 4974 - An Act Creating the Municipality of Santa Marcela in Mountain Province". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 17 June 1967. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Santa Marcela, Apayao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Province of Apayao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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