Sudipen

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Sudipen
Municipality
Sudipen town center
Sudipen town center
Official seal of Sudipen
Seal
Map of La Union showing the location of Sudipen
Map of La Union showing the location of Sudipen
Sudipen is located in Philippines
Sudipen
Sudipen
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°54′N 120°28′E / 16.9°N 120.47°E / 16.9; 120.47Coordinates: 16°54′N 120°28′E / 16.9°N 120.47°E / 16.9; 120.47
Country  Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province La Union
District 1st district of La Union
Barangays 17
Government[1]
 • Mayor Wendy Joy D. Buquing
Area[2]
 • Total 97.59 km2 (37.68 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 17,056
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2520
IDD:area code +63 (0)72
Income class 4th class[4]
Website www.sudipenlaunion.gov.ph

Sudipen is a fourth class municipality in the province of La Union, the Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 17,056 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Sudipen is located 312 kilometres (194 mi) north-north-west of the Philippine capital, Manila, and 43 kilometres (27 mi) away from the provincial capital of San Fernando, La Union. It is bounded on the west by the municipalities of Bangar and Balaoan; on the east and north by the Amburayan River and the province of Ilocos Sur; and in the south by Santol.

Sudipen has a total land area of 97 square kilometers, making it the fifth largest municipality by land area in the province.[2] Barangay Bulalaan is the largest barangay with a land area of 8,988 hectares (22,210 acres), while Barangay Poblacion is the smallest with only 82 hectares (200 acres).

Barangays[edit]

Sudipen is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.[2]

  • Bigbiga
  • Bulalaan
  • Castro
  • Duplas
  • Ilocano
  • Ipet
  • Maliclico
  • Namaltugan
  • Old Central ('Nagpanaoan)
  • Poblacion
  • Porporiket
  • San Francisco Norte
  • San Francisco Sur
  • San Jose
  • Sengngat
  • Turod
  • Up-uplas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sudipen
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 3,569 —    
1939 6,039 +2.54%
1948 6,922 +1.53%
1960 7,926 +1.13%
1970 9,785 +2.13%
1975 10,430 +1.29%
1980 10,796 +0.69%
1990 13,043 +1.91%
1995 14,075 +1.44%
2000 15,099 +1.52%
2007 15,949 +0.76%
2010 16,531 +1.31%
2015 17,056 +0.60%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]


In the 2015 census, the population of Sudipen was 17,056 people,[3] with a density of 170 inhabitants per square kilometre or 440 inhabitants per square mile.

Local government[edit]

  • Mayor: Alexander "Alan" O. Buquing (Elected in the May 10, 2016 Elections)
  • Vice Mayor: Edwin Belisoa
  • Sangguniang Bayan:
    • Wendy Joy D. Buquing
    • Jhobet Dee
    • Thelma Pena
    • Mandy Adviento
    • Tita Mostoles
    • Donnie Rey Piaoan
    • Melvin Macsui
    • Lina Pang-ot

Liga ng mga Barangay: Edwin Oribio

Pambayang Pederasyon ng mga Sangguniang Kabataan:

  • Bigbiga – Maricel Castro
  • Bulalaan – Mario June Baagen
  • Castro – Arianne Jane Amboni
  • Duplas – Gideon Wayet
  • Ipet – Maira Cher Macabitas
  • Ilocano – Jake Benzter Mostoles
  • Maliclico – Jerry Quiyo
  • Namaltugan – Madelyn Mostoles
  • Old Central – Tricia Mae Sellem
  • Poblacion – Randolf Vincent Monis
  • Porporiket – Joshua Big-asan
  • San Francisco Norte – Villamor Macusi II
  • San Francisco Sur – Kristalyn Cong-o
  • San Jose – Arianne Alvarez
  • Sengngat – Ervin Lester Narcise
  • Turod – Cesar Gavina
  • Up-uplas – Rochel Palas

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: La Union". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ http://nap.psa.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/province.asp?provcode=013300000
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of La Union". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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