Solana, Cagayan

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Solana
Municipality
Official seal of Solana
Seal
Map of Cagayan showing the location of Solana
Map of Cagayan showing the location of Solana
Solana is located in Philippines
Solana
Solana
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°39′N 121°41′E / 17.65°N 121.68°E / 17.65; 121.68Coordinates: 17°39′N 121°41′E / 17.65°N 121.68°E / 17.65; 121.68
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Cagayan
District 3rd District
Barangays 38
Area[1]
 • Total 234.60 km2 (90.58 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 82,502
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3503
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Income class 1st class
Website www.solana-cagayan.gov.ph

Solana is a first class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 82,502 people.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Solana is politically subdivided into 38 barangays.[1]

  • Andarayan North
  • Andarayan South
  • Bangag
  • Bantay
  • Basi East
  • Basi West
  • Bauan East
  • Bauan West
  • Cadaanan
  • Calamagui
  • Calillauan
  • Carilucud
  • Cattaran
  • Centro Northeast (Pob.)
  • Centro Northwest (Pob.)
  • Centro Southeast (Pob.)
  • Centro Southwest (Pob.)
  • Dassun
  • Furagui
  • Gadu
  • Gen. Eulogio Balao
  • Iraga
  • Lanna
  • Lannig
  • Lingu
  • Maddarulug (Santo Domingo)
  • Maguirig
  • Malalam-Malacabibi
  • Nabbotuan
  • Nangalisan
  • Natappian East
  • Natappian West
  • Padul
  • Palao
  • Parug-parug
  • Pataya
  • Sampaguita
  • Ubong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Solana
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 56,366 —    
1995 60,346 +1.29%
2000 67,512 +2.43%
2007 71,475 +0.79%
2010 76,596 +2.55%
2015 82,502 +1.42%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][4]

In the 2015 census, the population of Solana, Cagayan, was 82,502 people,[2] with a density of 350 inhabitants per square kilometre or 910 inhabitants per square mile.

Government[edit]

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan. They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.[5]

Elected officials for the term of 2016–2019[edit]

  • Mayor: Carag, Jenalyn (United Nationalist Alliance)
  • Vice-Mayor: Carag, Meynard (National Unity Party)

Councilors:

  • Fernandez, Rodolfo (National Unity Party)
  • Mallillin, James (National Unity Party)
  • Bacud, Richard (National Unity Party)
  • De Asis, Francisca ( )
  • Callueng, Maximo (National Unity Party)
  • Simangan, Cleofe (National Unity Party)
  • Carag, Amelia ( )
  • Ubiña, All (National Unity Party)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Province: CAGAYAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Local Government Code of the Philippines. Book III: Local Government Units" (PDF). Government of the Philippines. Retrieved 18 September 2016.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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