Talugtug, Nueva Ecija

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Municipality of Talugtug
Welcome Arch
Welcome Arch
Official seal of Talugtug
Map of Nueva Ecija with Talugtug highlighted
Map of Nueva Ecija with Talugtug highlighted
Talugtug is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°46′44″N 120°48′40″E / 15.7789°N 120.8111°E / 15.7789; 120.8111Coordinates: 15°46′44″N 120°48′40″E / 15.7789°N 120.8111°E / 15.7789; 120.8111
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
District2nd District
Barangays28 (see Barangays)
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorPacifico B. Monta
 • Electorate13,887 voters (2016)
 • Total93.95 km2 (36.27 sq mi)
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total23,817
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
IDD:area code+63 (0)44
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)70,371,701.30 (2016)
Native languagesIlocano

Talugtug, officially the Municipality of Talugtug, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,817 people.[3]


The municipality is situated in the northern part of Nueva Ecija, about 71 kilometres (44 mi) from the seat of the provincial government in Palayan City; 169 kilometres (105 mi) from Manila; and 29 kilometres (18 mi) from the nearby City of San Jose. It is bounded on the South by the Municipality of Guimba; on the southeast by the municipality of Muñoz; on the west by Cuyapo, on the east by Lupao, all of which are in the province of Nueva Ecija. On the northern most side of Talugtug is the boundary of Pangasinan with the municipality of Umingan. Talugtug has a total land area of 10,122.2324 hectares (25,012.581 acres).

Talugtug is characterized by hilly and rolling land in the north-eastern and north-western section of the municipality covering almost 7 barangays. The foot of two mountain ranges, namely Mt. Baloy (with peak in Cuyapo) and Mt. Amorong (with peak in Umingan, Pangasinan) occupies its hilly and rolling areas.

About 70% of the land is flat and constitutes the agricultural area of the municipality, where almost 75% of its total rice production comes from.


Talugtug is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.

  • Alula
  • Baybayabas
  • Buted
  • Cabiangan
  • Calisitan
  • Cinense
  • Culiat
  • Maasin
  • Magsaysay (Poblacion)
  • Mayamot I
  • Mayamot II
  • Nangabulan
  • Osmeña (Poblacion)
  • Villa Fronda
  • Patola
  • Quezon (Poblacion)
  • Quirino (Poblacion)
  • Roxas (Poblacion)
  • Saguing
  • Sampaloc
  • Santa Catalina
  • Santo Domingo
  • Saverona
  • Tandoc
  • Tibag
  • Villa Rosario
  • Villa Rosenda (formerly Saringaya)
  • Villa Boado


Population census of Talugtug
YearPop.±% p.a.
1948 5,127—    
1960 8,808+4.61%
1970 10,702+1.96%
1975 12,225+2.70%
1980 11,734−0.82%
1990 14,036+1.81%
1995 18,119+4.90%
2000 18,895+0.90%
2007 20,671+1.25%
2010 21,291+1.08%
2015 23,817+2.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


The municipality's status is currently fourth class, having attained an annual income of thirty million four hundred ninety nine thousand two hundred ninety nine pesos and eighty six cents (P30, 499, 299.86) as of 2006. Majority of the inhabitants rely mainly on farming from their small farm holdings while the rest depend on pasturing animals.


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

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