Sigma, Capiz

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Sigma
Municipality
Municipality of Sigma
Nickname(s): The Heart of Capiz
Map of Capiz with Sigma highlighted
Map of Capiz with Sigma highlighted
Sigma is located in Philippines
Sigma
Sigma
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°25′N 122°40′E / 11.42°N 122.67°E / 11.42; 122.67Coordinates: 11°25′N 122°40′E / 11.42°N 122.67°E / 11.42; 122.67
Country  Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Capiz
District 2nd district of Capiz
Barangays 21 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Christopher T. Andaya
 • Electorate 19,868 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 101.71 km2 (39.27 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 30,134
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 5816
PSGC 061916000
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 86,181,293.77 (2016)
Native languages Capiznon
Hiligaynon
Tagalog
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/sigma-capiz/

Sigma, officially the Municipality of Sigma, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 30,134 people.[3]

Sigma is 28 kilometres (17 mi) from Roxas City, the provincial capital.

It was named after the legendary Datu Sikma, which was corrupted by the Spaniards into Sigma, as they have difficulty in pronouncing the letter "k".

Barangays[edit]

Sigma is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Acbo
  • Amaga
  • Balucuan
  • Bangonbangon
  • Capuyhan
  • Cogon
  • Dayhagon
  • Guintas
  • Malapad Cogon
  • Mangoso
  • Mansacul
  • Matangcong
  • Matinabus
  • Mianay
  • Oyong
  • Pagbunitan
  • Parian
  • Pinamalatican
  • Poblacion Norte
  • Poblacion Sur
  • Tawog

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sigma
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 5,205—    
1918 8,303+3.16%
1939 10,628+1.18%
1948 10,898+0.28%
1960 12,649+1.25%
1970 15,911+2.32%
1975 18,536+3.11%
1980 20,043+1.58%
1990 25,089+2.27%
1995 25,801+0.53%
2000 27,366+1.27%
2007 28,709+0.66%
2010 29,138+0.54%
2015 30,134+0.64%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Sigma, Capiz, was 30,134 people,[3] with a density of 300 inhabitants per square kilometre or 780 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

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

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