Santa Teresita, Cagayan

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Santa Teresita
Municipality of Santa Teresita
Nickname(s): 
Vannamei Capital of the Philippines
Youngest Town of Cagayan
Map of Cagayan with Santa Teresita highlighted
Map of Cagayan with Santa Teresita highlighted
Santa Teresita is located in Philippines
Santa Teresita
Santa Teresita
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°15′N 121°53′E / 18.25°N 121.88°E / 18.25; 121.88Coordinates: 18°15′N 121°53′E / 18.25°N 121.88°E / 18.25; 121.88
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
District1st District
Barangays13 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLolita Dela Cruz-Garcia
 • Electorate9,690 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total166.98 km2 (64.47 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total19,038
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3512
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)79,418,443.26 (2016)
Native languagesIbanag
Ilocano
Tagalog

Santa Teresita, officially the Municipality of Santa Teresita, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 19,038 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Sta. Teresita is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Alucao
  • Buyun
  • Centro East (Poblacion)
  • Centro West
  • Dungeg
  • Luga
  • Masi
  • Mission
  • Simpatuyo
  • Villa
  • Aridowen
  • Caniugan
  • Simbaluca

Demographics[edit]

Population census of
Santa Teresita
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 8,569—    
1975 9,635+2.38%
1980 10,147+1.04%
1990 11,557+1.31%
1995 12,566+1.58%
2000 13,804+2.03%
2007 16,578+2.56%
2010 17,600+2.20%
2015 19,038+1.51%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Santa Teresita, Cagayan, was 19,038 people,[3] with a density of 110 inhabitants per square kilometre or 280 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Santa Teresita, Cagayan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 24
(75)
26
(79)
28
(82)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
28
(82)
26
(79)
25
(77)
28
(83)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 150
(5.9)
106
(4.2)
84
(3.3)
48
(1.9)
103
(4.1)
115
(4.5)
134
(5.3)
156
(6.1)
136
(5.4)
240
(9.4)
246
(9.7)
300
(11.8)
1,818
(71.6)
Average rainy days 19 14.3 12.8 10.8 17.7 18.9 21.5 23.3 22.1 20.4 20.3 22.2 223.3
Source: Meteoblue [7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Cagayan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Cagayan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Santa Teresita, Cagayan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 27 December 2018.

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