Santo Tomas, Isabela

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Santo Tomas
Municipality
Official seal of Santo Tomas
Seal
Map of Isabela showing the location of Santo Tomas
Map of Isabela showing the location of Santo Tomas
Santo Tomas is located in Philippines
Santo Tomas
Santo Tomas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°24′N 121°46′E / 17.400°N 121.767°E / 17.400; 121.767Coordinates: 17°24′N 121°46′E / 17.400°N 121.767°E / 17.400; 121.767
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Isabela
District 1st District of Isabela
Founded 1855
Barangays 27
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leandro Antonio P. Talaue
Area[2]
 • Total 60.70 km2 (23.44 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 21,688
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3327
Dialing code 78
Income class 4th class; rural

Santo Tomas is a fourth class municipality in the northern part of province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 21,688 people.[3]

In 1952, Santo Tomas lost 2 barrios when the barrios of Abut and Minagbag were transferred to the newly created town of Mallig.[4] In 1961, those barrios were transferred to the newly created municipality of Quezon[5]

Livelihood[edit]

Farming is its primary source of income. The most widespread plantations were rice, corn and tobacco farms. Locals also raise live stocks for extra income.

Barangays[edit]

Santo Tomas is politically subdivided into 27 barangays.[2]

  • Ammugauan
  • Antagan
  • Bagabag
  • Bagutari
  • Balelleng
  • Barumbong
  • Biga Occidental
  • Biga Oriental
  • Bubug
  • Bolinao-Culalabo
  • Calanigan Norte
  • Calanigan Sur
  • Calinaoan Centro
  • Calinaoan Malasin
  • Calinaoan Norte
  • Cañogan Abajo Norte
  • Cañogan Abajo Sur
  • Cañogan Alto
  • Centro
  • Colunguan
  • Malapagay
  • San Rafael Abajo
  • San Rafael Alto
  • San Roque
  • San Vicente
  • Uauang-Tuliao
  • Uauang-Galicia

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santo Tomas
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,063 —    
1995 20,089 +2.01%
2000 21,380 +1.34%
2007 22,172 +0.50%
2010 21,688 −0.80%
2015 23,005 +1.13%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Santo Tomas, Isabela
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
32
(90)
35
(95)
35
(95)
35
(95)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
28
(82)
32
(89.6)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(66)
20
(68)
21
(70)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
20
(68)
21.8
(71.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.2
(1.228)
23
(0.91)
27.7
(1.091)
28.1
(1.106)
113.5
(4.469)
141.4
(5.567)
176.4
(6.945)
236.6
(9.315)
224.9
(8.854)
247.7
(9.752)
222.9
(8.776)
178
(7.01)
1,651.4
(65.023)
Average rainy days 10 6 5 5 13 12 15 15 15 17 16 15 144
Source: World Weather Online[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ISABELA". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Mallig in the Province of Isabela". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Quezon in the Province of Isabela". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2014-12-06. 
  6. ^ "Santo Tomas, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 31 October 2015. 

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