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′18″N 121°41′20″E / 17.65500°N 121.68889°E / 17.65500; 121.68889Coordinates: 17°39′18″N 121°41′20″E / 17.65500°N 121.68889°E / 17.65500; 121.68889
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 (2010)[2]
 • Total 76,596
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3503
Dialing code 78
Income class 1st class
Website www.solana.gov.ph

Solana is a first class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 76,596 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

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.[4]

Elected officials for the term of 2013–2016[edit]

  • Mayor: Carag, Meynard (United Nationalist Alliance)
  • Vice-Mayor: Cauilan, Roberto (Liberal Party)

Councilors[edit]

  • De Asis, Rodrigo (Nationalist Peoples' Coalition)
  • Lasam, Carlo Paolo (Liberal Party)
  • Fernandez, Rudy (United Nationalist Alliance)
  • Busilan, Jane (Nationalist Peoples' Coalition)
  • Ferrer, Vicente Jr. (United Nationalist Alliance)
  • Pascua, Mario (Liberal Party)
  • Carag, Amelia (Nationalist Peoples' Coalition)
  • Simangan, Cleofe (United Nationalist Alliance)

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%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Province: CAGAYAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ 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 24 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "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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